Lisa Licitra Ponti. Foreword by Germano Celant.
London. Thames & Hudson. 1990. First British edition. Cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 288 pages. With 630 illustrations, 90 in colour. 290 x 255mm (11½ x 10"). 1.9kg. 0500092044. English. Near fine, in near fine dust jacket; slight yellowing to edges, an excellent copy.
A scarce copy of what remains the most comprehensive book on Gio Ponti, written by his daughter. From the Richard-Ginori chinaware and the founding of Domus magazine in the 20s to the Pirelli tower erected in Milan in the 50s and the 'facade' architecture of the 70s. Gio Ponti. The Complete Work presents a fully illustrated decade-by-decade account of Ponti's vast output in interior and industrial design.