ARTH 288601

Masters of Modern Design
Professor: Marcus
Lecture 10: Ettore Sottsass, Jr.

1. Ettore Sottsass, Jr. (born 1917). Asteroid lamp, 1968. Plastic, wood, and fluorescent tube. Made by Poltronova.
2. *Ettore Sottsass, Jr. (born 1917) with Perry A. King (born 1938). Valentine portable typewriter, 1969. ABS plastic and metal. Made by Olivetti.
3. Ettore Sottsass, Jr. (born 1917). System 45 typist’s chair, 1971. Plastic and metal. Made by Olivetti.
4. Ettore Sottsass, Jr. (born 1917). Modular environment (prototype), 1972. Plastic. Made by Kartell. Designed for “Italy: The New Domestic Landscape,” The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1972.
5. Ettore Sottsass, Jr. (born 1917). Town of Four Buildings, 1972. Watercolor study. From “Planet as a Festival” series.
6. Ettore Sottsass, Jr. (born 1917). Cherries teapot, designed 1972 (made 1987). Ceramic. From “Indian Memory” series.
7. Ettore Sottsass, Jr. (born 1917). Table: Le Strutture Tremano (The Structures Tremble), 1979. Plywood, plastic laminate, enameled metal, and glass. Made by Studio Alchimia. From the Bau.Haus Collection Side Two.
8. *Ettore Sottsass, Jr. (born 1917). Casablanca sideboard, 1981. Wood and plastic laminate. Made by Memphis.
9. Michelle de Lucchi (born 1951). Appliances (prototypes), 1980. Lacquered wood.
10. Matteo Thun (born 1952). Nefertiti teapot and sugar bowl and Tuja vase, 1981. Ceramic. Made for Memphis.
11. Nathalie Du Pasquier (born 1957) and George Sowden (born 1942). Bed and Bedspread, 1982. Drawing. Made for Memphis.
12. *Marco Zanini (born 1954). Alpha Centauri vase, 1982. Blown colored glass. Made by Toso Vetri d’Arte.
13. Michelle de Lucchi (born 1951). First chair, 1983. Metal and lacquered wood. Made by Memphis.
14. *Michael Graves (born 1934). Tea kettle, 1984-85. Stainless steel and polyamide. Made by Alessi.
15. *Robert Venturi (born 1925). Sheraton chair, 1979-84. Painted plywood. Made by Knoll International.
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