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Houses in the south of India evoke the colorful universe of architect Ettore Sottsass

There is a town in the south of India called Tiruvannamalai, house to a temple and a mystical ashram that attracts visitors from the early 60s. 120 more words



Ettore Sottsass, Torno Subito

While continuing to design for Olivetti in the 1960s, Sottsass developed a range of objects which were expressions of his personal experiences traveling in the United States and India.

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Blink of Words

A designer should know that objects can become the instrument of an existential rite.

Un designer dovrebbe sapere che gli oggetti possono diventare lo strumento di un rito esistenziale.

(Ettore Sottsass)

Timeless interview with Viennese designer Arthur Arbesser

By Sissi Macchetto Arthur’s fashion embodies the Viennese sentiment of Gemütlichkeit, a philosophical state of mind which derives from the adjective Gemüt , whose meaning “heart, mind, temper, feeling” implies a feeling of peace and belonging. 434 more words


Fashion Fall 2014: Postmodern Prints

Fashion Fall 2014: Postmodern Prints. Alchemia and Memphis are back in fashion-land at Chloé and Kenzo’s runway shows for Fall 2014. At Kenzo the combination of prints definitely shows the influence of the Italian interior designs of the eighties, done very tastefully and modern (NOW). 180 more words


Indian Architecture & Ettore Sottsass

Although I have never been, India seems like a country that gives you sensory overload. The sheer amount of people, coupled with an aesthetic sensibility and culinary culture that believes… 157 more words