Design

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Children’s furniture made to play and grow

“Algol”, televisore di Zanuso-Sapper

“Algol”, an absolute prototype

La Ferrari Indianapolis della Giordani, 1954

Giordani Ferrari Indianapolis, a sheet metal dream

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“The Portable Red” Valentine: take 1968 with you

Ferrania Rondine 1948

The Ferrania Rondine, made for talented beginners

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Cia Manna’s exotic women: ceramic goes topless

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Furniture for Carlo Bugatti’s enchanted world

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Fabrics and carpets by Gio Ponti

Telefono Grillo, Marco Zanuso e Richard Sapper, 1966

Grillo, a revolutionary phone

Alessandro Mazzucotelli, lampade e lampadari in ferro battuto

Mazzucotelli, and love for wrought iron

Mobili “Serie ’64” di A.G. Fronzoni, 1964

The Fronzoni ’64 Series: minimalism and the Renaissance

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Gio Ponti’s timeless watches

Brionvega TS 502 di Zanuso e Sapper

Brionvega TS 502, the cubic power of radio

Mandolino Antonio Vinaccia, Napoli, 1781

Antonio Vinaccia, mandolins and the sound of Naples

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The rules and chance of Ora X

Rodolfo Bonetto, Autovox Linea 1, 1969

The Autovox Linea 1: a TV from the Moon

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Amuleto, Mendini’s lucky lamp

Vasi e ceramiche di Galileo Chini

Ceramics by Galileo Chini, from Renaissance to Art Nouveau

Marcello Nizzoli, macchina da scrivere Diaspron 82, 1959

The edgy beauty of the Olivetti Diaspron 82

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Corrado Cagli and Ceramiche Rometti

Chitarra battente realizzata a Perugia nel 1725 da Jacopo Mosca Cavelli

Jacopo Mosca Cavelli’s chitarra battente, a beautiful accompaniment

Flavio Poli, vetri d'arte, pesci

Flavio Poli and his aquarium of fine glasswork

Silvio Berrone, scrivanie per la Bialetti

Silvio Berrone and Bialetti desks

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Italian chairs by Augusto Bozzi

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The Siata 208 Spider Sport: elegance by Michelotti

Achille Castiglioni, lampada Gibigiana, 1980

Achille Castiglioni and Gibigiana, redirecting light

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“The Elegance of Modernity”: Richard Ginori ceramics by Gio Ponti, on exhibit in Turin

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Massimo Vignelli: from a lamp to a city

Faema Urania macchina per caffè

The Faema Urania for a stellar coffee

Negozio Olivetti sulla Fifth Avenue di New York

The Olivetti Store, set to conquer Fifth Avenue