Specchio di Proust Mirror, by Alessandro Mendini for Glas Italia
About the Item
- Creator:Alessandro Mendini (Designer)
- Dimensions:Height: 39.5 in (100.33 cm)Width: 27.5 in (69.85 cm)Depth: 1 in (2.54 cm)
- Style:Post-Modern (Of the Period)
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- Place of Origin:
- Date of Manufacture:2000
- Condition:Wear consistent with age and use.
- Seller Location:Stamford, CT
- Reference Number:Seller: Avery & Dash ELS1stDibs: LU918625066462
Alessandro Mendini was born in Milan in 1931. Through his work as an architect, designer, journalist, theorist and publisher, Mendini helped establish the Italian design sensibility on a global scale with a particular focus on neo-modern, avant-garde design as well as the crossover between art, design and architecture.
Mendini’s influential work spanned the arenas of graphics, furniture, interiors, architecture, stage design, writing and painting. He graduated from the Polytechnic University of Milan in 1959, and he began his career at the studio of artist-designer Marcello Nizzoli. He went on to become the publisher of the popular magazines Casabella (1970–76), Modo and Domus (each 1979–85).
In 1979, Mendini joined Ettore Sottsass and Michele de Lucchi as a partner at Studio Alchimia, a harbinger of the Memphis Group before he cofounded Domus Academy in 1982. In 1989, he and his brother Francesco established their architectural practice, Atelier Mendini, in Milan, where he worked until his death in February 2019. In recognition of his outstanding body of work, Mendini was awarded the Compasso d’Oro twice, in 1979 and 1981. He was also honored by the Architectural League of New York, made Chevalier des Arts et Lettres in France, and, in 2014, he was awarded the European Prize for Architecture.
(Biography provided by STUDIO CADMIUM)
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