Ettore Sottsass’ Award-Winning Modern Design Pieces

Born in Innsbruck in 1917, Ettore Sottsass was one of the most significant and important figures of the last century in the Contemporary Architecture and Design World. He was graduated in Architecture at the Politecnico di Torino and also, he participated in all radical movements whether created from the 70s and 80s. Honored with numerous international awards, Buffets and Cabinets brings to you some of his most unique and modern design pieces!

Ettore Sottsass' Award-Winning Modern Design Pieces
Ettore Sottsass' Award-Winning Modern Design Pieces
Ettore Sottsass' Award-Winning Modern Design Pieces

“I Make No Special Difference Between Architecture And Design, They Are Two Different Stages Of Invention.”

Ettore Sottsass.
Ettore Sottsass' Award-Winning Modern Design Pieces
Ettore Sottsass' Award-Winning Modern Design Pieces
Ettore Sottsass' Award-Winning Modern Design Pieces

In 1981 he founded the Memphis group, a group that has radically changed the scenario of Italian and world design and also, a postmodern design collective that produced unconventional modern furniture.

Ettore Sottsass' Award-Winning Modern Design Pieces
Ettore Sottsass' Award-Winning Modern Design Pieces

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Heritage Sideboard boca do lobo

Ettore Sottsass' Award-Winning Modern Design Pieces

As one of the best product designers in the world, his luxury furniture designs have continued to be influential in the world of design, with its innovative vision inspiring different creative works created by remarkable contemporary names as Tom Dixon and Thomas Heatherwick.  Some of his artworks are included in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Design Museum in London, and The Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Ettore Sottsass' Award-Winning Modern Design Pieces
Ettore Sottsass' Award-Winning Modern Design Pieces
Ettore Sottsass' Award-Winning Modern Design Pieces
Ettore Sottsass' Award-Winning Modern Design Pieces

“When I Began Designing Machines I Also Began To Think That These Objects, Which Sit Next To Each Other And Around People, Can Influence Not Only Physical Conditions But Also Emotions. They Can Touch The Nerves, The Blood, The Muscles, The Eyes, And The Moods Of People.”

Ettore Sottsass.
Ettore Sottsass' Award-Winning Modern Design Pieces
Ettore Sottsass' Award-Winning Modern Design Pieces

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