Ettore Sottsass and the Poetry of Things

Sottsass Jr., Ettore
Publisher: Phaidon
Binding: Hardback
Language: English
Pages: 216
Measurements: 15.60 x 23.40 cm

This book chronicles the life and times of one of the most important, prolific and innovative designers of the 20th century. Ettore Sottsass originally trained as an architect and worked as a design consultant for Olivetti, where he developed the iconic Valentine typewriter. He went on to found the Memphis Group in the 1980s, ushering in an era of influential designs in furniture, ceramics and lightning that continue to inspire design minds today.

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