DESIGN

Ridolfino Venuti, “Accurata e succinta descrizione topografica delle antichità di Roma”

Greetings from 18th-century Rome

Telefono Grillo, Marco Zanuso e Richard Sapper, 1966

Grillo, a revolutionary phone

Marcello Dudovich, poster, cartoline e disegni dedicati al mare

At the seaside with Marcello Dudovich

Fiat-Abarth 1000 “Record Monza” di Zagato del 1961

Zagato’s Fiat-Abarth 1000 “Record Monza”

Fiat 8V Elaborata Zagato del 1953

The Fiat 8V Elaborata Zagato, the American bet

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Giovanni Patrone’s Italian ocean liners

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Mitelli, the artist who dreamed of the alphabet

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Alfonsina Strada, freewheeling woman

Regata storica di Venezia - Venice Historical Regatta

The real Venice of the Historical Regatta

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

Ferrovia Vigezzina - ferrovia internazionale Domodossola-Locarno - international railway

A journey in beauty along the Ferrovia Vigezzina

Antonio Schiratti, manuale di calligrafia

Antonio Schiratti’s fantastic calligraphy

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Lake Garda in tourist posters

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Rimini and Riccione on luggage labels

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Gio Ponti’s timeless watches

Maserati Ghibli Spider Ghia-Giugiaro, 1969

The Maserati Ghibli Spider: success of a convertible

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Italy’s funiculars: wonderful all the way to the top

Alfa Romeo Platé Special del 1949

The Alfa Romeo Platé Special, born in a breed of unique pieces

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Anisetta Meletti, advertisement distillate

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Women and motorbikes, a winning duo

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Giovanni Battista de Rossi and Rome’s catacombs

Maserati 50 T2 SS, detta “Rospo”

The Maserati 50 T2 SS, the two-wheeled “Toad”

Brionvega TS 502 di Zanuso e Sapper

Brionvega TS 502, the cubic power of radio

Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A cabriolet del 1924

Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A, luxury for the United States

Il dentifricio Odol e le illustrazioni di Bakisfigus

Odol toothpaste and illustrations by Bakisfigus

Poster linee aeree straniere per Roma

Rome from an airplane

Mandolino Antonio Vinaccia, Napoli, 1781

Antonio Vinaccia, mandolins and the sound of Naples

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The Jacoroscopo: Jacovitti’s zodiac

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The rules and chance of Ora X