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Giuseppe Pagano Armchairs Italian Rationalism
By Giuseppe Pagano Pogatschnig
Located in bari, IT
Pair of early 1940s armchairs in pure Italian rationalism style Giuseppe Pagano. Giuseppe
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Velvet, Wood

Giuseppe Pagano Armchairs Italian Rationalism
Giuseppe Pagano Armchairs Italian Rationalism
H 27.96 in W 24.02 in D 31.5 in
Italian Rationalist Armchair Attributed to a Bottoni Piero
Located in Milano, IT
Rare armchair from the Italian Rationalism of the 1930s attributed to Piero Bottoni. The armchair
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Vintage 1930s Mid-Century Modern Chairs

21st Century Velasca White Blown Glass Table Lamp by Roberto Lazzeroni
By Roberto Lazzeroni
Located in Sesto Fiorentino, IT
collection that, drawing its inspiration from 1950s and 1960s Italian rationalism, strikes an absolutely
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Nickel

21st Century Velasca White Blown Glass Table Lamp by Roberto Lazzeroni
By Roberto Lazzeroni
Located in Sesto Fiorentino, IT
collection that, drawing its inspiration from 1950s and 1960s Italian rationalism, strikes an absolutely
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Nickel

21st Century Velasca White Blown Glass Chandelier by Roberto Lazzeroni
By Roberto Lazzeroni
Located in Sesto Fiorentino, IT
collection that, drawing its inspiration from 1950s and 1960s Italian rationalism, strikes an absolutely
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Nickel

21st Century Velasca White Blown Glass Chandelier by Roberto Lazzeroni
By Roberto Lazzeroni
Located in Sesto Fiorentino, IT
collection that, drawing its inspiration from 1950s and 1960s Italian rationalism, strikes an absolutely
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Nickel

21st Century Velasca White Blown Glass Wall Lamp by Roberto Lazzeroni
By Roberto Lazzeroni
Located in Sesto Fiorentino, IT
collection that, drawing its inspiration from 1950s and 1960s Italian rationalism, strikes an absolutely
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Nickel

Pietro Lingeri Desk in Briar Root Veneer
By Pietro Lingeri
Located in Waalwijk, NL
-1968) was an Italian architect and one of the protagonists of Italian rationalism. In this function he
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Vintage 1930s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Brass

Pietro Lingeri Desk in Briar Root Veneer
Pietro Lingeri Desk in Briar Root Veneer
H 31.3 in W 65.56 in D 26.58 in
Italian Rationalist Loveseat in Wood and Rattan
Located in Milano, IT
precisely to be attributed to the historical period of Italian rationalism of the 1920s and 1930s. The
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Vintage 1920s Italian Art Deco Sofas

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Rattan, Wood

Italian Rationalist Loveseat in Wood and Rattan
Italian Rationalist Loveseat in Wood and Rattan
H 29.53 in W 42.92 in D 27.56 in
Loka Armchair, Comfortable Design Upholstery Modern Style
By Lorenz+Kaz
Located in Milan, Lombardy
Bauhaus, through local conditions and influenced by Italian rationalism. Structure in solid natural beech
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2010s Italian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Upholstery, Beech

Loka Armchair, Comfortable Design Upholstery Modern Style
By Lorenz+Kaz
Located in Milan, Lombardy
 Bauhaus, through local conditions and influenced by Italian rationalism. Structure in solid natural beech
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2010s Italian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Upholstery, Beech

Loka Armchair, Comfortable Design Upholstery Modern Style
By Lorenz+Kaz
Located in Milan, Lombardy
, through local conditions and influenced by Italian rationalism. Structure in solid natural beech or matte
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2010s Italian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Beech, Upholstery

Pietro Lingeri Pair of High Back Lounge Chairs in Velvet Upholstery
By Pietro Lingeri
Located in Waalwijk, NL
-1968) was an Italian architect and one of the protagonists of Italian rationalism. In this function he
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Velvet, Beech

Italian 1930s "Rationalism School" Walnut Coffee Table
Located in New York, NY
Italian 1930s "Rationalism School" walnut rectangular coffee table with tapered and flaired design
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Early 20th Century Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Walnut

Italian Rocking Armchair from the Rationalist Period, in of Rope
Located in Milano, IT
very bold but at the same time a Classic that never fades. Italian rationalism is based on very
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Vintage 1920s Italian Bauhaus Rocking Chairs

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Rope, Wood

Loka Armchair Beech structure, Orange Wool Upholstered Cushions
By Lorenz+Kaz
Located in Milan, Lombardy
, through local conditions and influenced by Italian rationalism. Structure in solid natural beech or matte
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2010s Italian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Upholstery, Beech

Pair Italian Mid-century Modern Rationalist Elm Wood Benches, Giuseppe Pagano
By Giuseppe Pagano Pogatschnig
Located in New York, NY
significant in the emerging modern movement in Italy in 1930's. Rationalism was Italy's Midcentury Modernism
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Benches

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Elm

Ignazio Gardella for Azucena 'Arenzano' Floor Lamp in Brass & Opaline Glass
By Azucena, Ignazio Gardella
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Ignazio Gardella for Azucena, floor lamp 'Arenzano', brass, Carrara marble, opaline glass, Italy
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Carrara Marble, Brass

Ignazio Gardella Arenzano Floor Lamp in Brass and Opaline by Azucena 1970s
By Ignazio Gardella, Azucena
Located in Montecatini Terme, IT
for his embodiment of Italian Rationalism. Architect and industrial designer, Ignazio Gardella has an
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Marble, Brass

Ignazio Gardella for Azucena 'Paolina' Pendant
By Ignazio Gardella, Azucena
Located in Waalwijk, NL
third generation of the Italian Modern Movements, as well as the Italian Rationalism. During his career
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Metal

Ignazio Gardella for Azucena 'Paolina' Pendant
Ignazio Gardella for Azucena 'Paolina' Pendant
H 43.71 in W 21.26 in D 21.26 in
Polinnia lamp, BBPR
By Studio BBPR
Located in Milano, Lombardia
one of the protagonists of Italian rationalism, opposing the monumentalist taste of those years, as it
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Glass

Polinnia lamp, BBPR
Polinnia lamp, BBPR
H 14.97 in W 9.85 in D 15.36 in
Pair of Italian rationalist stools in formica
Located in Milano, IT
Italian rationalism. Each stool stands on two rectangular side legs, their lines crisp and unyielding
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Vintage 1920s Italian Art Deco Benches

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Formica, Wood

Wood Table by Melchiorre Bega, 60s
By Melchiorre Bega
Located in Milan, IT
his contribution to Italian rationalism, architectural requalification and fine design. Questo tavolo
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Vintage 1960s Tables

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Brass

Wood Table by Melchiorre Bega, 60s
Wood Table by Melchiorre Bega, 60s
H 29.53 in W 35.44 in D 86.62 in
Ignazio Gardella 'Digamma' Armchair in Emerald Green Lelièvre Fabric and Brass
By Santa & Cole, Lelièvre Paris, Ignazio Gardella
Located in The Hague, NL
of Italian Rationalism, although he followed its principles in a much more personal way, searching to
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2010s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Metal, Brass

Ignazio Gardella 'Digamma' Armchair in Purple Dedar Fabric and Brass, 2022
By Dedar, Santa & Cole, Ignazio Gardella
Located in The Hague, NL
exponents of Italian Rationalism, although he followed its principles in a much more personal way, searching
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2010s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Metal, Brass

Pair of Ignazia Gardella 'Digamma' Armchairs in Beige Loro Piana Fabric, 2023
By Santa & Cole, Loro Piana Interiors, Ignazio Gardella
Located in The Hague, NL
of the Modern Movement. He is considered one of the greatest exponents of Italian Rationalism
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2010s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Brass, Steel

Ignazia Gardella 'Digamma' Armchair and Ottoman in Beige Loro Piana Fabric, 2023
By Santa & Cole, Loro Piana, Ignazio Gardella
Located in The Hague, NL
Modern Movement. He is considered one of the greatest exponents of Italian Rationalism, although he
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2010s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Brass, Steel

Ernesto La Padula Pair of Italian Art Deco Side Chairs, Italy, circa 1930
By Ernesto Lapadula
Located in New York, NY
for Rational Architecture) from which Italian Rationalism began. His studio in Piazza del Popolo in
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Side Chairs

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Velvet, Walnut

Italian Design Coat Hanger Studio BBPR for Kartell
By Kartell, Studio BBPR
Located in bari, IT
four designers in their early work followed the themes of Italian Rationalism of the 1930s, although
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coat Racks and Stands

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Iron

Italian armchair in original floral fabric of the time
By Midcentury Italian school
Located in Milano, IT
Rationalism is a testament to the creativity and daring spirit of the Italian craftsmen of that time. As you
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Armchairs

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Fabric, Wood

Set of two armchairs manufactured by Casa e Giardino designer Gio Ponti 1940 .
Located in bari, IT
1934 (one of the first works of Italian Rationalism) and in 1936 the first of the Montecatini office
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Vintage 1940s Armchairs

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Textile, Walnut

Franco Albini Style Vintage Italian Bamboo And Rattan Bar Cart
By Franco Albini
Located in Prato, Tuscany
manual skill in a small workshop between the provinces of Parma and Cremona (Italy), along the banks of
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Barware

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Bamboo, Rattan

Franco Albini For Bonacina Italian Vintage Stool In Bamboo And Wicker
By Bonacina, Franco Albini
Located in Prato, Tuscany
, Albini became from the early 1930s one of the key figures of Italian Rationalism, of which, however, he
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Stools

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Bamboo, Wicker

Vintage Italian Franco Albini Style Magazine Rack in Bamboo and Rattan
By Franco Albini
Located in Prato, Tuscany
'30s one of the key figures of Italian Rationalism, which, however, gives an eclectic interpretation in
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Vintage 1960s Italian Modern Magazine Racks and Stands

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Bamboo, Rattan

Iconic Mid-centuryp pair High Back Chairs by SAC, Giò Ponti style, All originals
By Gio Ponti
Located in Vigonza, Padua
-prevalent Italian Rationalism, and it was distinctly present in Ponti’s work in the 1930s and 1940s
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Loveseats

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Mahogany

Brazilian Wood Three-Seater Sofa by Rino Levi, Brazil 1950s
By Rino Levi
Located in Utrecht, NL
abandoned Italian rationalism in favour of an approach closer to that of the Rio modernists both in his
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Mid-20th Century Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Bouclé, Wood

Italian Modern Lounge Chairs Attributed to Melchiorre Bega, Italy ca 1950s
By Melchiorre Bega
Located in Utrecht, NL
Born into a family of furniture makers, Melchiorre Bega represented a leading figure in the Italian
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Fabric, Wood

Italian Art Deco Ceramic Snack Bowls
By Galvani 2
Located in Weesp, NL
. In 1926, a new style of furnishing emerged in Italy, known as "Razionalismo", or "Rationalism". The
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Ceramics

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Ceramic

Art Deco Parchment Dining Table, Italy, 1940
Located in Traversetolo, IT
table ,due to its geometric shapes,is a beautiful example of Italian Art Deco design inspired by
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Vintage 1940s Italian Art Deco Dining Room Tables

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Parchment Paper

Art Deco Parchment Dining Table, Italy, 1940
Art Deco Parchment Dining Table, Italy, 1940
H 32.68 in W 78.75 in D 35.44 in
Sculptural wooden Armchair, Gio Ponti Style, Italy, 1930s
By Gio Ponti
Located in Argelato, BO
Rare sculptural wooden armchair in the style of Gio Ponti, Italy, 1930s An armchair of great
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Armchairs

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Fabric, Wood

Italian Midcentury Parchment Black Lacquered Sideboard, 1950
Located in Traversetolo, IT
This Italian midcentury sideboard has splendid contrast movement of the lines, the lower part is
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

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Maple, Wood, Mirror, Glass

Italian 1960 Brass and Glass Bar Trolley
Located in Weesp, NL
Stylish, classy and elegant Italian Mid-Century Modern brass and glass bar trolley. The trolley
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

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Brass

Italian 1960 Brass and Glass Bar Trolley
Italian 1960 Brass and Glass Bar Trolley
H 23.63 in W 23.63 in D 22.45 in
Art Deco round table in wood and metal, Italy, 1930s
By Gio Ponti, Giuseppe Pagano Pogatschnig, Osvaldo Borsani, Vittorio Valabrega
Located in Argelato, BO
table referable to the important artistic movement called "rationalism", very active in Italy in the
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Metal

Alberto Salvati and Ambrogio Tresoldi Cupboard, Italy, 1960s
By Salvati & Tresoldi
Located in Chiavari, Liguria
beyond the functionalist limits of rationalism towards the inclusion of the spiritual aspects
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Vintage 1960s Italian Neoclassical Revival Cupboards

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Cherry, Burl, Teak

Late 1940s Italian Coffee Table, Attributed to Guglielmo Ulrich
By Guglielmo Ulrich
Located in London, GB
Rationalism and Novocento styles in Italy to unleash imaginative and contemporary approaches to design which
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mahogany, Glass

1930s Art Deco Italy in the Manner Pagano Attributed Writing Desk
By Giuseppe Pagano Pogatschnig
Located in Biella, IT
Walnut veneer desk Art Deco rationalism years '30 Italy design in the manner of Pagano(attributed
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Desks

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Wood

Emilio Lancia Large Sideboard in Walnut Wood Italian Manufacture 1930s
By Emilio Lancia
Located in Montecatini Terme, IT
three doors and six inner shelves. Designed by Emilio Lancia, Italian manufacture from the 1930s
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Vintage 1930s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

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Brass

Italian 1970's Polished Stainless Steel Wall Mirror
By Valenti
Located in Weesp, NL
1926, a new style of furnishing emerged in Italy, known as "Razionalismo", or "Rationalism". The most
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Stainless Steel

Franco Albini Italian Midcentury Desk for Knoll 70's
By Franco Albini
Located in bari, IT
of the character . Albini’s approach to rationalism was engagingly idiosyncratic. What made his
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Black Primitive Bookshelf by Studio Nucleo, Made in Italy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
abstract art, constructivism and suprematism, exposing the double meaning of rationalism and its primordial
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2010s Italian Modern Bookcases

Materials

Plastic

White Primitive Bookshelf by Studio Nucleo, Made in Italy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
art, constructivism and suprematism, exposing the double meaning of rationalism and its primordial
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2010s Italian Modern Bookcases

Materials

Plastic

Yellow Primitive Bookshelf by Studio Nucleo, Made in Italy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
abstract art, constructivism and suprematism, exposing the double meaning of rationalism and its primordial
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2010s Italian Modern Bookcases

Materials

Plastic

Pink Primitive Bookshelf by Studio Nucleo, Made in Italy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
art, constructivism and suprematism, exposing the double meaning of rationalism and its primordial
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2010s Italian Modern Bookcases

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Fabric, Wood

Blue Primitive Bookshelf by Studio Nucleo, Made in Italy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
abstract art, constructivism and suprematism, exposing the double meaning of rationalism and its primordial
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2010s Italian Modern Bookcases

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Fabric, Wood

Blue Primitive Armchair, Designed by Studio Nucleo, Made in Italy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
abstract art, constructivism and suprematism, exposing the double meaning of rationalism and its primordial
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2010s Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Yellow Primitive Armchair, Designed by Studio Nucleo, Made in Italy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
abstract art, constructivism and suprematism, exposing the double meaning of rationalism and its primordial
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2010s Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Green Primitive Armchair, Designed by Studio Nucleo, Made in Italy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
abstract art, constructivism and suprematism, exposing the double meaning of rationalism and its primordial
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2010s Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Italian Mid-Century Modern Wooden Two Tier Serving Cart
Located in Weesp, NL
Italy, known as "Razionalismo", or "Rationalism". The most successful and famous of the Rationalists
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

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Plywood

Mid-Century Travertine Square Coffee Table by Angelo Mangiarotti, Italy, 1970s
By Angelo Mangiarotti
Located in Brussels, BE
Mid-century travertine square coffee table by Angelo Mangiarotti, Italy, 1970s. Angelo Mangiarotti
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Travertine

MVM Cappellin Attribution Chandelier blown Murano glass Italian Design 1920 ca.
By MVM Cappelin
Located in Milan, IT
and Italian design, then still linked to the richest and most variegated classical figures, before the
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Vintage 1920s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Metal

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