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Posts tagged 'Ettore Sottsass'

BD Barcelona: ‘So crazy, so young’

BD Barcelona burst out of Franco’s Spain with an exuberance matched by their avant-garde designs. Forty years on, they’re still drawn to the bold and

Features

New Territories: Design and art in Latin America

A show at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design reveals more about the diversity of contemporary Latin American design than its geographic specificity A

Review

The Italian Avant-Garde

In the summer of 1972, MoMA in New York held an unexpected blockbuster of an exhibition curated by the young Emilio Ambasz called Italy: The

Review

Gio Ponti

Gio Ponti (image: Gio Ponti Archives) Gio Ponti is the subject of a new retrospective at the MAXXI in Rome, running until 13 April 2020.

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Gio Ponti

Gio Ponti (image: Gio Ponti Archives) Gio Ponti is the subject of a new retrospective at the MAXXI in Rome, running until 13 April 2020.

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Valentine Typewriter by Adriano Olivetti

words Johanna Agerman In 1970 Richard Burton was snapped arriving at Heathrow airport with a customised Valentine portable typewriter on one arm and his wife

ICON 068 | February 2009

Milan: 10 Anni Con Ettore

words Johanna Agerman In Palazzo Crivelli, just off via Pontaccio, we found this gem of an exhibition: 10 Anni Con Ettore, exhibiting limited-edition works that

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Ettore Sottsass’s last design

words Diego García Scaro The last design by Ettore Sottsass will be put into production in July by Italian manufacturer Serralunga. Faituttotu, a collaboration with

ICON 060 | June 2008

Ettore Sottsass’s last design

words Diego García Scaro The last design by Ettore Sottsass will be put into production in July by Italian manufacturer Serralunga. Faituttotu, a collaboration with

NEWS

Ettore Sottsass dies

words Justin McGuirk Ettore Sottsass, one of the most influential designers of the second half of the 20th century, died on the last day of

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15th-century Corsican monastery transformed with copper extension

Museum of London exhibition celebrates contemporary London makers

Carbon-negative high-rise completed by White Arkitekter

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Ajlan Gharem announced as winner of the Jameel Prize

2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

Design London makes LDF debut this September

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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15th-century Corsican monastery transformed with copper extension

Museum of London exhibition celebrates contemporary London makers

Carbon-negative high-rise completed by White Arkitekter

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Ajlan Gharem announced as winner of the Jameel Prize

2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

Design London makes LDF debut this September

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula


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