View the second episode from Kartell Goes Sottsass - the cartoon world of Italian designer Ettore Sottsass. The series is illustrated by Italian illustrator Massimo Giacon who also illustrated Ettore - the biography of the designer.
See the Kartell Goes Sottsass furniture collection on the Space Furniture website.
A career designing: buildings, furniture, electronics, ceramics, lighting, jewellery and textiles, Ettore Sottsass was a man of the world who wrote poetry and collected friends including Allen Ginssberg, Max Ernst, Bob Dylan and Pablo Picasso,. His work pushed and prodded the industry's new toy in the 1950s: industrialisation, to create designs that expressed an attitude that continues to connect today.
Who does Dezeen magazine's most popular designer of 2016, Nendo's Oki Sato, call when he has an idea for creating texture and pattern using shadow and glass? Lorenzo Arosio at Glas Italia.
View the second episode from Kartell Goes Sottsass - the cartoon world of Italian designer Ettore Sottsass.Episode two in the cartoon world of Italian designer Ettore Sottsass, by Italian illustrator Massimo Giacon who also illustrated the biography on the designer 'Ettore'.
Furniture maker Kartell explores the world of Italian designer Ettore Sottsass, father of Memphis design, in the first video comic in a series illustrated by Massimo Giacon.
Senior Lecturer in Design History at Kingston University London, Catharine Rossi, has just published Crafting Design in Italy a book that explores the story of craft in post-war Italian design and its influence on Italian designers today.