Gio Ponti: 1891-1979 Japan Expo - Architect Book

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Gio Ponti
Design Monograph

Gio Ponti: 1891-1979 Japan Expo - Architect Book. Collectible out-of-print Gio Ponti monograph by Arata Isozaki, Lisa Ponti and Giovanna Ponti for Seibu. This book was sold during a brief period and published in occasion of the "Gio Ponti" exhibition which took place at the Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo Japan, 1986. This Gio Ponti book contains a wealth of information. Profusely illustrated with pictures and documentation. Hard cover with dust jacket, mint condition.

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.

Publisher: Seibu
Author: Arata Isozaki, Lisa Ponti, Giovanna Ponti
Publication Date: 1986
Language: English and Italian
Pages: 217
Illustrations: Profusely Illustrated
Size: 12 inch x 8 1/2 inch
Binding: Hardcover with Dust Jacket
ISBN-10: 4306042006
ISBN-13: 978-4306042001

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