Multicolour. Ettore Sottsass design
Width: 5 cm - 2"
Named after the Bob Dylan song, the Memphis movement was founded at the end of 1980 by Ettore Sottsass, to develope a new creative approach to design.
Ettore Sottsass grouped architects and designers working in Milan and all over the world, including names like Andrea Branzi, Alessandro Mendini, Martine Bedin, Georg Sowden, Michele De Lucchi, Arata Isozaki, Michael Graves, Shiro Kuramata, Aldo Cibic, Marco Zanini, Nathalie Du Pasquier and journalist Barbara Radice.
The Group produced and exhibited annually between 1981 and 1988 collections of bright,colourful pieces with unconventional shapes.
Barbara Radice wrote the iconic book "International Style", as Sottsass used to call the movement.