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Sottsass: 700 Drawings (Paperback)

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By Milco Carboni (Editor), Hans Hollein (Editor), Ettore Sottsass
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Direct from notebooks kept in Sottsass's personal archives, here is a rare look at a master's design process: 700 Sottsass drawings spanning a rich career in design and architecture from 1936 to the present. The colorful collection includes sketches of buildings, as well as Sottsass' trademark furniture, ceramics, glass, and jewelry . Many of these drawings have never been published. including more personal jottings and drawings not directly linked to design or architecture. Taken together they show the enormous span of his creative activity.

About the Author

Ettore Sottsass established his studio in 1947 and began working with Olivetti in 1958 as a design consultant. In 1981 he founded the Memphis group, which soon became the point of reference for the design avant garde. Hans Hollein is an internationally celebrated architect and recipient of numerous awards including the prestigious Pritzker Prize (1985). Milco Carboni is an architect and has worked with Sottsass since 1990; his publications include The Work of Ettore Sottsass and Associates (Universe, 1999) and Ettore Sottsass Metaphors (Skira, 2002).

Product Details
ISBN: 9788876240935
ISBN-10: 8876240934
Publisher: Skira
Publication Date: September 6th, 2005
Pages: 620
Language: English