Design

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

Moto giocattolo in latta Fsc, Siro Ferrari

Toy motorbikes by Siro Ferrari’s Fsc: tin’s holdout

Mario Bellini, calcolatrice Divisumma 18, Olivetti, 1973

The Olivetti Divisumma 18 calculator: the lightness of numbers