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Ettore Sottsass

Jan Burney

Ettore Sottsass

by Jan Burney

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Trefoil Publications in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Sottsass, Ettore, 1892-1953 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Memphis (Group),
    • Design -- Italy -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-192).

      StatementJan Burney.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK1535.S58 B87 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1901910M
      ISBN 100862941555
      LC Control Number90103098

      Ettore Sottsass was an Italian architect and designer. His work included furniture, jewellery, glass, lighting and office machine design. His work was unique, much of it influenced by a desire to avoid corporate work, believing that to confine himself to the realms of mass . Ettore Sottsass: Architect And Designer User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Produced to coincide with a retrospective exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), this catalog reviews Italian architect and designer Sottsass's distinguished year career.

      Dec 12,  · Postmodern design is a difficult thing to pin down or describe concisely. It refers to all manner of playful, ornamented, subversive, and/or heady things. The aesthetic is often likened to s popular objects like Swatch wristwatches, but the designer's meaning often runs much deeper. For instance, Ettore Sottsass's Carlton bookcase () doesn't immediately convey its. Ettore Sottsass' Carlton bookcase was the defining product of the Memphis Group, typified by bright coloured laminates and playful forms Ettore Sottsass Carlton Bookcase Roomdivider for Memphis Milano, Colorful iconic bookcase or room-divider. Heavy quality HPL on wood construction.

      -- Ettore Sottsass, Domus Magazine, One of the most significant counter-forces to modernism in design history, Ettore Sottsass made monumental artistic contributions to every decade of his working life since starting his practice in the late ’s. Ettore Sottsass' influence touched the farthest reaches of the design world, inspiring generations of young designers from across many disciplines.


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A new edition of the acclaimed monograph on the legendary designer, published to coincide with the centenary of his birth. The life and work of Ettore Sottsass is more relevant than ever5/5(4). Ettore Sottsass (14 September – 31 December ) was an Italian architect and designer during the 20th century.

His body of work included furniture, jewellery, glass, lighting, home objects and office machine design, as well as many buildings and museudelantoni.comngs: Mayer-Schwarz Gallery, Beverly Hills, California.

The life and work of Ettore Sottsass is more relevant than ever, with exhibitions around the world and renewed collector interest in the Memphis movement. Now available in a new format, this book, packed with beautiful images taken from the extensive Sottsass archives and including drawings and sketches from the designer's countless sketchbooks.

Aug 03,  · Ettore Sottsass' Carlton bookcase was the defining product of the s Memphis Group, typified by bright coloured laminates and playful formsAuthor: Dan Howarth. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Design Heroes - Ettore Sottsass This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Dec 07,  · In a quirky and wide-ranging critical essay at the front of the book, Francesca Picchi teases out a number of themes in Sottsass’s industrial design work, from plastics to color, humanism to.

Ettore Sottsass’s most popular book is Scritto di notte. Ettore Sottsass has 36 books on Goodreads with ratings. Ettore Sottsass’s most popular book is Scritto di notte.

Ettore Sottsass has 36 books on Goodreads with ratings. Ettore Sottsass’s most popular book is Scritto di notte. Dec 27,  · Ettore Sottsass, Italian industrial designer (born Sept. 14,Innsbruck, Austria-Hungary—died Dec. 31,Milan, Italy), brought bold colours, contemporary style, and ironic wit to everyday items, creating strikingly postmodern furniture, electronic gear, and domestic accessories.

As a. Aug 03,  · Pomo summer: Ettore Sottsass’ Carlton bookcase was the defining merchandise of the s Memphis Group. In the latest instalment of our Postmodernism series, we explore how its bright coloured laminates and playful kind typified Memphis’ challenge to Modernism’s impersonal aesthetic.

Much more than any individual, Sottsass is credited with introducing a Postmodernist method into. Apr 28,  · Take a glimpse inside the archive of the founder of the Memphis Group and designer of the Olivetti Valentine typewriter in Ettore Sottsass, a lavishly illustrated monograph chronicling the life and works of the unparalleled Italian designer and architect.

A gorgeous object in itself, the unique design of the book allows it to either be read cover–to–cover as a narrative/5. Dec 11,  · Ettore Sottsass was a pivotal figure of the late 20th century Italian design scene. Best known as the founder of the early s Memphis collective, he also designed iconic products for Olivetti, as well as beautiful glass and ceramics.

Ettore Sottsass: a critical biography User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Sottsass's innovative approach to architectural, furniture, ceramic, jewelry, and industrial design has been extensively documented in recent books and periodicals.

The book’s wealth of images, analysis of design and painting, examination of the works’ cultural and artistic context and reproduction of works (including many unpublished pieces) make this volume the first thorough study on Ettore Sottsass’ works in glass and crystal.

May 17,  · It was from Ettore Sottsass, then approaching 80 years old, who liked a review I had written for the magazine where I was then working, of a book of. Ettore Sottsass was born in Innsbruck in In he graduated in architecture at the Politecnico di TorinoOne of the most influential and important figures of the last century, Architect and Designer, he has participated in all radical movements whether created from.

Ettore Sottsass was born in Innsbruck, Austria, inand grew up in the Dolomites area of Italy, which he credits to imbuing in him a fascination with the sensual - colors, textures, shapes, sounds, light.

He started drawing and sculpting at an early age, and also took thousands of photographs as a teenager. “Ettore Sottsass: A Critical Biography”, Rizzoli International Publications 54 Copy quote My furniture is an exercise in architecture or architectural mood.

May 17,  · The most enduring examples of the work of influential Italian architect and designer Ettore Sottsass • Rowan Moore on the godfather of Italian cool Sat 17 May EDT First published on. 15 SEP - 11 MAR LA TRIENNALE DI MILANO A monographic exhibition devoted to Ettore Sottsass on the occasion of the centenary of his birth Marking the centenary of the birth of Ettore Sottsass (Innsbruck Milan), the Triennale Design Museum is presenting a monographic exhibition devoted to him in t.

If you are a fan of colors then the Carlton bookcase from Memphis Italy is sure to speak to you. This piece was designed by Ettore Sottsass in the s. This multicolored bookcase is made of pattern laminate. I find this piece interesting, especially when I look at the two small drawers at the bottom.Jul 17,  · Sottsass was born in the mountain town of Innsbruck, in his mother’s native Austria, in His father, Ettore Sottsass Sr., was an architect.

Early on the seeds of the craft were planted in the young Sottsass, who would watch his father work with fascination.As Sottsass moved away from the pure functionalism of his school days, he began to experiment with designs that had explicit social and historical dimensions.

Sottsass became an acknowledged leader in the Anti-Design movement, which opposed the “correctness” and “good taste” of functionalism.