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Chad Teapot, by Matteo Thun from Memphis Milano

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The Chad teapot was originally designed by Matteo Thun for Memphis, in 1982. The decorated white porcelain pot's shape is more interested in its form, making it curious and delicate as its content, tea. The decorated white porcelain pot's shape is more interested in its form, making it curious and delicate as its content, tea. Born 1952 in Bolzano, Italy studies under Oskar Kokoschka at the Salzburg Academy. architectural doctorate in Florence in 1975 with Adolfo Natalini. moves to Milan in 1978, makes the acquaintance of Ettore Sottsass and starts working in his studio. Co-founding member in 1981 of Memphis Group, the design movement that so shaped events in the Eighties. The Vienna academy for Applied Arts appoints him to the Chair of Product Design and Ceramics in 1982. Terminates his work with Memphis and founds his own Studio Matteo Thun in Milan in 1984. Awarded three times the Compasso d’Oro for good design. Creative director from 1990 until 1993 for Swatch. Side Hotel Hamburg, Hotel of the year 2001. Gala spa award, vigilius mountain resort 2004. New look at the façade of “palazzo del cinema” during 61st Venice film festival, September 2004 and billboard. Selected for "Compasso d’Oro"2004 design prize for “Girly” by Catalano. Inducted into the Interior Design Hall of Fame, December 2004. Memphis is the great cultural phenomenon of the 1980s that revolutionized creative and commercial logics in design. Born from the idea of Ettore Sottsass and a group of young designers and architects, in Milan, coupled in the years by famous designers from the international scene, Memphis turned upside down all of the existing parameters on living. Ettore Sottsass as the backbone of the group, design gained a new concept and expression through new shapes, materials and patterns, expanding the creative limits of the industry. Memphis became a symbol of New Design. Its influence is still clear in various sectors of production and beyond. Additional info: - Dimensions: H 11.75 inches - Materials: Porcelain - Pricing: Prices do not include VAT. - Purchased products are shipped with forms of authenticity by Memphis Milano. Ceramic and Porcelain items as well, contain a decal which shows the signature of the designer, and the year which the product was originally designed in.”
  • Creator:
    Memphis Milano (Manufacturer),Matteo Thun (Designer),Memphis Group (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 11.82 in (30 cm)Width: 9.45 in (24 cm)Depth: 4.34 in (11 cm)
  • Style:
    Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    Contemporary
  • Production Type:
    New & Custom(Current Production)
  • Estimated Production Time:
    8-9 weeks
  • Condition:
  • Seller Location:
    La Morra, IT
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 554820011stDibs: LU4830117350492
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