Group of 3 Chairs Olivetti Synthesis Series 45 Plastic Italy 1970s

Code :  MOSESE0159806

Group of 3 Chairs Olivetti Synthesis Series 45 Plastic Italy 1970s

Code :  MOSESE0159806


Group of 3 Chairs Olivetti Synthesis Series 45 Plastic Italy 1970s


Designer:  Ettore Sottsass

Production:  Olivetti

Model:  Synthesis serie 45

Time:  1970 - 1979

Production country:  Ivrea, Italia

Material:  Plastic Material , Enamelled Metal


Group of 3 chairs, enamelled metal, plastic shell.

Product Condition:
Product in good condition, with small signs of wear.

Dimensions (cm):
Height: 75
Width: 54,5
Depth: 54

Seat height:  42

Additional Information

Designer: Ettore Sottsass

Ettore Sottsass junior (Innsbruck, 14 September 1917 - Milan, 31 December 2007) was an Italian architect and designer, husband of Fernanda Pivano. Son of the architect Ettore Sottsass senior after having studied architecture at the Polytechnic of Turin and graduated in 1939, he began his activity in Milan in 1947 where he opened his first design studio. In 1948 he joined the MAC (Movimento di Arte Concreta) group and took part in the first collective exhibition in Milan. Later he joined the Spatialism. In 1957 he became art director of Poltronova, the Agliana company, called by the entrepreneur Sergio Cammilli. In 1958 he began his collaboration with Olivetti. In 1959 he won the Compasso d'Oro. In 1972 he took part in the Italy: the new domestic landscape exhibition at the MoMA in New York. In 1981 he founded the Memphis group together with Hans Hollein, Arata Isozaki, Andrea Branzi, Michele de Lucchi and other international architects. In 1980 together with Aldo Cibic, Matteo Thun, Marco Zanini and Marco Marabelli he founded the Sottsass Associati studio. Terrazzo was born in 1988, a magazine he conceived and created together with Barbara Radice, Christoph Radl, Anna Wagner and Santi Caleca. Terrazzo deals with design and architecture until 1996, the year of the thirteenth and last issue. Numerous personal exhibitions have been dedicated to him: we remember the great exhibitions of the Center Georges Pompidou in Paris in 1994 and 2003, the Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Art in Prato in 1999, the Suntory Museum in Osaka in 2000, the Museo d 'Decorative Art of Cologne in 2004 and of the MART of Rovereto in 2005 curated by Milco Carboni. He died on December 31, 2007 in his home in Milan of heart failure during a flu at the age of ninety. -

Production: Olivetti

Time: 1970 - 1979


Plastic Material

Enamelled Metal

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