Edited by Andrea Branzi & Michele De Lucchi.
Milan. R.D.E. 1985. First edition. Hardback, pink dust jacket. 311 pages. 1,143 b&w illustrations. 320 x 255mm (12½ x 10"). 2.2kg. . Italian & English. Very good; jacket has some creasing to top edge; boards have some slight wear and are rubbed at base of spine and lower edges; mark affecting text of pages 20-21.
A fantastic sourcebook on the golden age of modern Italian design. The book details furniture, interiors, architecture, mosaics, textiles, ceramics, lighting, tableware, graphic design, machines, cars, and the iconic vespa. The Castiglioni brothers, Gio Ponti, Carlo Mollino, Bruno Munari, Tecno, Cassina, Kartell, Olivetti and Piaggio are all referenced.