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Franco Albini: Minimum Design

Franco Albini: Minimum Design


  • Format: Hardcover
  • 120 pages
  • Publisher: Ore Cultura Srl (Acc)
  • Published: December 2011
  • ISBN-10: 8861161413
  • ISBN-13: 9788861161412

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.An indispensable compendium on designers to be discovered.A wonderful atlas of objects with a rich portfolio.In addition to being an educational instrument for students, the series will address an audience of both specialists and non-specialists, journalists or anyone wishing to collect useful informationfor the purpose of understanding design todayPublished in the same style as successful Minimum Architects series, the Minimum Designers series includes books about the major figures in the field of design, creators of objects that have become a part of our daily lives. The lamp on our desk, the chair we are sitting on or the glasses we are wearing have a genius behind them to be discovered.These volumes will introduce in a practical manner the personalities and the works of the world s major designers by way of a historical-critical introduction to the work and life of each individual designer, including an accurate selection of the designer s most famous objects arranged in chronological order and a critique of his or her work summarizing the most significant reviews published in magazines and newspapers in the sector.Franco Albini (1905-1977) was an original creator in the fields of furniture, product design, architecture, urban planning and interior design. He was incredibly successful during his career, receiving numerous awards and prizes in recognition of his remarkable aesthetic that challenged traditional design structures. Among his most famous objects are Poltroncina Luisa (1950) and the series on pets, the Cicognino table (1952) and the Fiorenza chair (1952). Franco Albini is a designer and architect. He worked during the Thirties and Sixties and belongs to the Italian culture of Design.