Gio Ponti: 1891-1979, Master of Lightness by Graziella RoccellaGio Ponti: 1891-1979, Master of Lightness by Graziella Roccella

Gio Ponti: 1891-1979, Master of Lightness

byGraziella Roccella

Paperback | February 1, 2009

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Italian architect and designer Gio Ponti (18911979) was the creator of a multifaceted oeuvre. Starting off with ceramics and majolika works at the First International Exhibition of Decorative Arts in Monza, he moved on to furniture and interior design and built structures of all kinds, from small residential dwellings to high rise buildings, schools, and office blocks. One of his great interests was the theme of the home, for which he continually sought to find new solutions. Ponti colorful, carefree, elegant spaces were designed to inspire optimism in their occupants. The founder and nearly lifelong editor of domus magazine never stopped developing and reinventing his style. This book provides an introduction to Ponti creative process and gives an overview of the various phases of his career.

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Peter Gossel, born in 1956, runs a practice for museum and exhibition design. He previously edited numerous volumes on the topic for Taschen, such as Architecture in the Twentieth Century, Julius Shulman, R. M. Schindler, and John Lautner.
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Title:Gio Ponti: 1891-1979, Master of LightnessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.96 × 7.26 × 0.34 inPublished:February 1, 2009Publisher:Taschen America LlcLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3836500388

ISBN - 13:9783836500388

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