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Ettore Sottsass: Architect and Designer


Ettore Sottsass: Architect and Designer

SKU: 13BKN1858943205


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Ronald T. Labaco (Author)
Publication Date: 2006; First edition

Born in 1917, Italian architect and designer Ettore Sottsass is today best known as the founder in the early 1980s of Memphis, the Milan-based design collaborative. As a harbinger of Postmodern design, Memphis - and soon Sottsass himself - became the subject of widespread public attention. As this book demonstrates, however, Sottsass has been a pioneer of worldwide significance in all major fields of design - furniture, ceramics, glass, jewellery, architecture and industrial design - throughout his sixty-five-year career, during which he has collaborated with many of the world's best-known manufacturers, Alessi, Olivetti and Sevres among them.

Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Merrell Publishers
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1858943205
ISBN-13: 978-1858943206
Dimensions: 9.4 x 0.8 x 11 inches

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