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ISPIRAZIONE ITALIANA: ITALIENISCHE DESIGN-KLASSIKER UND WAS DARAUS WURDE (Italian Inspiration: Italian Design Classics and What Developed from Them). Kunstmuseum, Dusseldorf, 1990. 106 pp. with 192 ills. (35 col.). 27 x 21 cm. In German.
Full-page reproductions and brief descriptions of 35 furniture and lighting designs created from 1949 to 1988 by such Italian artists as Castiglioni, Sottsass, Albini, Pesce and Ponti are accompanied in this catalogue by advertisements for highly similar German products which illustrate the international popularity of the Italian models. Eleven short essays discuss the achievements and widespread influence of Italian artists in the field and address many issues related to the reproduction and plagiarizing of original designs.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — Post-1945 — Furniture — Commercial/Industrial Design
Plans: 75,30
Worldwide Number: 053656
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