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Ultrafragola: Ettore Sottsass jr.


Centro Studi Poltronova per il Design (the Poltronova Research Center) was created in 2005, among other purposes, to build an archive of important documents related to the historic Poltronova brand. The research work has led to the edition of a series of publications of its most famous products, true icons of contemporary design. Centro Studi Poltronova presents a series of monographs dedicated to the most innovative design pieces that, together, contribute to constitute a micro-history of Italian design. This monograph of the series is entirely dedicated to Ultrafragola, a mirror/lamp designed by Ettore Sottsass jr., one of the most significant and important figures of international architecture and design of the 20th century who, from the 1950s to the 1970s, was creative director of the Poltronova brand.

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The monographs of Poltronova:
Francesca Balena Arista — Donatello D’Angelo — Elisabetta Trincherini (edited by), Ettore Sottsass jr., Ultrafragola, Centro Studi Poltronova per il Design, Florence 2022.

— Roberta Meloni, The first time i talked with Ettore
— Elisabetta Trincherini, Mirror, mirror on the wall
— Francesca Balena Arista, Ultrafragola and Mobili Grigi series
— Centro Studi Poltronova, From the archive
— Pier Carlo Santini, Making furniture with… Ettore Sottsass…
— Elisabetta Trincherini, Bibliography
— Centro Studi Poltronova, Exhibitions/collections
— Cecilia Marzocchi, #Ultrafragola… so social!
— Donatello D’Angelo, The inspiring muse
— Centro Studi Poltronova, 2020><1970 [Photogallery]
— Elisabetta Trincherini, Ettore Sottsass jr.
— Francesca Balena Arista, Interview excerpt from Ettore Sottsass, a private scrapbook
— Italian texts

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Weight 0,75 kg
Dimensions 16,8 × 24 × 2,5 cm

272 pages






Centro Studi Poltronova per il Design


English, Italian