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Ettore Sottsass designed a series of cupboards (1966). Sottsass was a young designer, who was then at the start of his career. These cupboards are made of plywood. They’re paradoxical: they look like strange, inscrutable monoliths, like obelisks, but they’re covered with deliberately tacky plastic laminates. The decorative surface seems to undermine the stern form. This challenges the pomposity of Modernist design.
Sculptural Unique Desk Designed by Melchiorre Bega, a Private Commission Milano
M♥ Sculptural Unique Desk Designed by Melchiorre Bega, a Private Extraordinary monumental desk, designed for a private commission in Milano, 1950 by Melchiorre Bega. Very high quality: red original glass top, rosewood body with strong brass feet.Commission Milano |