Joe Colombo: Inventing the Future. Beautiful book with Joe Colombo's name embossed on the front cover. One
of the most comprehensive publications on the complete works of Italian designer Joe Colombo, who died in 1971 at the peak of his career. Joe Colombo
was not only one of the most successful industrial designers of his day,
having created numerous design classics for companies like Kartell, Zanotta, Stilnovo, O-Luce and Alessi.
He was also one of the most important visionaries of the 1960s.
With his forward-looking interiors and living modules, he aimed to anticipate the "environment of the future".
With detailed essays by leading experts on Joe Colombo's work as well as high-quality reproductions of Joe Colombo's hand-drawn sketches, floor plans, objects and interiors, this publication shows how Joe Colombo implemented his far-reaching visions of the future in internationally
successful, functional design products.
Vitra Design Museum
Author: Alexander von Vegesack and Mateo Kries
Publication Date: 2005
Illustrations: illustrated with over 300 mostly full color images
Size: 10.8 inch x 9.4 inch