Carlo Mollino: Architettura come Autobiografia
Three Volume Set
Carlo Mollino - Architettura Come Autobiografia. Publisher Idea Books Milan. ISBN 9788888033044. Idea Code 05638. Carlo Mollino: Architettura come Autobiografia. This is the most complete monograph ever published on the Italian designer, artist, phographer.
Finally, a massive catalogue raisonne that covers the entire works of Carlo Mollino in detail. This huge volume is made up or 3 volumes in one hardcover slipcase which contain over 700 illustrations.
The first book contains his art, architecture, lighting, industrial design from cars to airplanes, furniture, cutlery, photography including his famous nudes, fashion and interior design. The second book contains the English translation. The third book contains a highly detailed account of "La Capanna Lago Nero", an architectural masterpiece created and designed by Carlo Mollino.
3 volumes in slipcase!
Profusely illustrated with 700 illustrations.
Size: 9.5" x 12"
Edition: Hardcover slipcase, 3 books inside
Text: Italian and English
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Carlo Mollino Biography:
Carlo Mollino was born in Turin, he received his degree in architecture in 1931 and his career was highly diversified, covering architecture, design, interior decorating and town-planning. Among his other accomplishments, he designed a wide variety of furniture of all types: he even invented new kinds of furniture. But he also created planes and cars. In addition to this fervid designing, he loved photography, stunt flying and car racing and was an expert in all these fields. He even got some ideas and technology from racing which turned him in good stead in his designing. His production made him one of the symbols of the entire 1950s; one of his major built works is the Turin University School of Architecture, where he held the chair of Architectural Composition and Decorating from 1952 to 1970.