Gio Ponti by Ugo La Pietra Ugo Book 9788817243384. Gio Ponti monograph by author Ugo La Pietra for Rizzoli. Rare out of print title about the master of Italian mid century modern design.
This is the original Italian version with text in Italian only (no English text) but pictures and descriptions are self-explanatory.
This book is probably the best and most complete book ever published about the works of Gio Ponti!
Every serious collector of mid century modern Italian design should have a copy of this book.
Profusely illustrated with full color and black and white pictures. Gio Ponti. La Pietra Ugo. 9788817243384. ISBN 10: 8817243388. ISBN 13: 9788817243384. Publisher: Rizzoli Publication Date: 1995.
Gio Ponti was one of Italy's most influential designers whose work includes automobiles, furniture, interiors, and buildings.
Working in a multitude of materials, he is a pivotal figure in the history of twentieth-century architecture and design, and his work continues to inspire young designers who are increasingly rediscovering it today. This expansive and exhaustively researched monograph chronicles the complete spectrum of Gio Pontiís output, from early ceramic work as design director for Richard Ginori to his last and most famous architectural works, Milanís Pirelli Tower and the Museum of Modern Art in Denver. Also featured are Pontiís automobile designs for Alfa Romeo, interiors for Italian luxury liners, bathroom fixtures for American Standard, the famous Superleggera chair for Cassina, and the Alitalia offices in New York.
Ugo La Pietra
Language: Italian (no English text)
Illustrations: Profusely Illustrated
Size: 11 1/2 inch x 9 1/2 inch