Sottsass began designing individual office equipment for Olivetti in 1959 though he eventually became interested in creating ideal holistic work spaces. Ettore Sottsass Harlow dining chairs set of six 3 of 5 296.
Inspired by his lifelong love of Viennese Biedermeier chairs characterized by plush seats with clean lines and minimal adornment the collection consisted of geometric sofas and.
Ettore sottsass chair. Furniture by Ettore Sottsass is available for sale on 1stDibs. Unit price per. I always call it sensorial design because its your senses that allow you to explore and understand an object.
His body of work included furniture jewelry glass lighting home objects and office machine design as well as many buildings and interiors. He has produced an enormous breadth of work across many disciplines including glass and ceramics for Alessi and electronic products for Olivetti but is best known as founder of the groundbreaking 1980s design group Memphis. A Memphis style twist on a turn-of-the-century Thonet armchair.
These Canada armchairs were designed by Ettore Sottsass in 1959 made by Poltronova in 1960. Red Valentine Typewriter by Ettore Sottsass for Olivetti 1968. In fact Sottsass did design a few other pieces for Olivetti including a plastic office chair and still makes mass-produced furniture and even kitchen utensils today.
In very good vintage condition. Thats why the materials are so important. Chris Redfern the British architect who worked alongside Mr.
Ettore Sottsass Tecnika desk and chair 5 of 5 Design 31 March 2022. Ettore Sottsass Tecnika desk and chair 4 of 5 290. An architect industrial designer philosopher and provocateur Ettore Sottsass led a revolution in the aesthetics and technology of modern design in the late 20th century.
These distinctive objects are frequently made of metal and designed with extraordinary care. Sottsass for the past 12 years recalls Ettore always had orange cushions fixed onto his navy. Designed by Ettore Sottsass for Knoll ca.
This pursuit led to the development of Synthesis 45 an integrated office furniture suite with more than one hundred components including desks cabinets chairs and divider screens. The Mandarin Chair was a particular favorite for corporate interiors restaurants and libraries. 32 w x 32 d x 26 h in.
Featuring tubular metal arms and legs with upholstered seats and backs. Ettore Sottsass Lounge Chairs. WESTSIDE LOUNGE Designed by Ettore Sottsass Italian born 1917 Manufactured by Knoll Studio a division of Knoll International 1983 Foam with wool upholstery W20-1990 The primary colours and simple form recalling toy bricks associate this chair with furniture designed by Sottsass for Memphis in the early 1980s.
Mandarin Chair by Ettore Sottsass for Knoll Studio 1986. Ettore Sottsass Mandarin Chairs. Ettore Sottsass 14 September 1917 31 December 2007 was an Italian architect and designer during the 20th century.
Sottsass told the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in 1976. Ettore Sottsass Harlow dining chairs set of six 5 of 5 Design 31 March 2022. Discover and collect art from Ettore Sottsasss iconic Chairs series and more.
Regular price 780 Sale price 780 Sale. In-stock we have 16 vintage editions of these items while there are also 13 modern editions to. A room should have a few objects in it and those objects should be.
Its flowing sculptural arm invoked the turn-of-the-century bentwood designs of Thonet and was available in a variety of different color finishes that. His work included furniture jewelry glass lighting home and office objects as well as many buildings and interiors. Regular price 1710.
Kartell Maui Swivel Chair with Arms. Photograph from the Knoll Archive. 305 vintage editions of these items are in stock while there are 104 modern editions to choose.
Regular price 740 Sale price 740 Sale. But the point is that his ideological shift from the values of industrial production was happening throughout the 1960s when he was an important part of the Radical Design. Ettore Sottsass Canada sofa and chairs Sottsass Collaboration with Olivetti.
Sottsass was the oldest member of the Memphis Group a design collective formed in Milan in 1980 whose irreverent spirited members included Alessandro Mendini Michele de Lucchi Michael Graves and Shiro. This relationship transformed and evolved into a fruitful and strategic relationship that lasted more than 30 years but Sottsass contribution to Olivetti was. Ettore Sottsass Harlow dining chairs set of six 4 of 5 296.
In 1958 Sottsass started to consult for the newly formed electronics division of Olivetti SpA. Canada – pair of armchairs. He grew up in Turin and graduated in Architecture from the Politecnico di Torino in 1939.
There are many options in our Ettore Sottsass collection to choose from although black editions of this piece are particularly popular. Italian Red Valentine Typewriter by Ettore Sottsass Perry King for Olivetti 1970s. Office Desks Tables 21 Kartell Earl of Wood Desk.
Explore more works like Ettore Sottsass designs on his biography page. A chair must be really important as an object because my mother always told me to offer my chair to a lady Mr. Ettore Sottsass was an Italian architect and designer.
The Mandarin chair was designed in 1986 by Ettore Sottsass for Knoll. With the suite of furniture that includes this chair there was no illusion of reaching ordinary consumersthe pieces are loft-scaled exquisitely proportioned. Ettore Sottsass has been a towering presence in Italian design for more than half a century.
Mandarin Chairs by Ettore Sottsass for Knoll 1980s Set of 2. These distinctive objects are frequently made of metal and designed with extraordinary care. There are many options in our Ettore Sottsass furniture collection although brown editions of this piece are particularly popular.
Shiva Black Prototype by Ettore Sottsass. Kartell Maui Soft Chair – Trevira Fabric. Your eyes your fingers even your nose.
Drawing features several designs of irons drawn by Ettore Sottass Stamped with the mark of Sottsass Associati Explore more Ettore Sottsass works on his biography page. Mandarin Chair Knoll was created in 1986 by Ettore Sottsass. Chairs Ettore Sottsass are available for sale on 1stDibs.
Unit price per. Wood and padded leatherette. The honesty with which Sottsass designed and marketed this work to a luxury clientele could be seen as antithetical to modernisms democratic ethos predicated on mass production.
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