Alessandro Mendini’s Other-Worldly Geometric Creations

Alessandro Mendini is an Italian artist and architect known for his eclectic, Postmodern style. At the forefront of contemporary design, his multidisciplinary practice encompasses buildings, art furniture, and decorative objects, in addition to paintings and installations.

Alessandro Mendini's Other-Worldly Geometric Creations
Alessandro Mendini's Other-Worldly Geometric Creations
Mania Cabinet

Often whimsical and always avant-garde, Mendini excels at reinventing the ordinary, and his geometric and modern cabinets are a famous example. Combining Baroque ornament with pointillist modern art (after all) decoration.

Alessandro Mendini's Other-Worldly Geometric Creations
Mania Cabinet
Alessandro Mendini's Other-Worldly Geometric Creations
Mania Cabinet

“I connect shapes with the pattern of painters in a very methodic way.”

said Alessandro Mendini
Alessandro Mendini's Other-Worldly Geometric Creations
Mania Cabinet
Alessandro Mendini's Other-Worldly Geometric Creations
Mania Cabinet
Alessandro Mendini's Other-Worldly Geometric Creations
Mania Cabinet

Born in Milan in 1931, Alessandro Mendini was a famous and innovative architect, artist, designer, theorist, journalist and one of the best Product Designers in the world. Recognized as a creative, iconic and clever mind who built some of the most remarkable modern furniture and unique design pieces, Buffets and Cabinets presents to you, dear design-lover, the best of  Alessandro Mendini.

“I Treat Objects As If They Were Human Beings; I Make Them Smile.”

said Alessandro Mendini

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Alessandro Mendini's Other-Worldly Geometric Creations
Alessandro Mendini’s Last Creations
Alessandro Mendini's Other-Worldly Geometric Creations
Alessandro Mendini’s Last Creations

For the top product designer, the key element was always a clever hybrid between modern art and unique design resulting in popular objects that achieve great commercial success. Alessandro Mendini changed the landscape of modern design through his quintessential works of postmodernism.

Alessandro Mendini's Other-Worldly Geometric Creations
Manila Automat
Alessandro Mendini's Other-Worldly Geometric Creations
Manila Automat

The modern artist loved to play with colors, after all, his modern art creations were stunning and ahead of his time. With creativity that promised to be timeless, a little bit one year after his death, Buffets and Cabinets still finds the right to pay homage to one of the greatest minds of Italian design.

Alessandro Mendini's Other-Worldly Geometric Creations

Piccoli Palazzi
Alessandro Mendini's Other-Worldly Geometric Creations
Alessandro Mendini's Other-Worldly Geometric Creations
Cleome Elegans Cabinets

Playful is the word most often used to describe the work of Alessandro Mendini, the Italian designer, architect, and editor, who has died aged 87. It is the quality you see in the apparently childlike simplicity of his drawings, with their bold, spiky ink lines, in his exuberant use of color and in the way he turned household objects into whimsical anthropomorphic creatures

Alessandro Mendini's Other-Worldly Geometric Creations
Geometric Wood Cabinet
Alessandro Mendini's Other-Worldly Geometric Creations
Postmodernist designer Alessandro Mendini refreshes Le Corbusier’s Apartment No. 50
Alessandro Mendini's Other-Worldly Geometric Creations
Freestanding Cabinet

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