Ettore Sottsass: 1980s Memphis Design Modern Tahiti Lamp

EttoreSottsass_Tahiti
$1,590.00
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Tahiti lamp: designed by Ettore Sottsass
in 1981 for Memphis, Italy.


A "Tahiti" Lamp by Ettore Sottsass for Memphis. In the form of a bird. Wood, laminate, metal. Plaque "Memphis Milano Ettore Sottsass". Made in Italy by Memphis Design. Polychrome enameled metal "duck" with pivoting head mounted on a black and white confetti-patterned laminate base.

Size: 26.38" x 14.96" x 3.94"

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About Memphis: Memphis was founded in 1981 by architect Ettore Sottsass and a group of young Milanese architects and designers. The playful colors, materials and motifs of the furniture, ceramics and glassware was unveiled by memphis designers at the 1981 milan furniture fair. Memphis split the design world and caused a media sensation after years of drab rationalism. Memphis Milano became the radical design movement that achieved iconic status. Now part of museum collections world wide.