Memphis

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  • Created on: 22-05-14 14:27
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  • Memphis
    • History
      • 1980
      • led by Ettore Sottsass
      • Cornerstone of modernism
      • Dylunio yn cael ei ystyried yn hen ffasiwn
      • Steiliau haniaethol (abstract) yn diflannu ar ol tymor o fod ar y farchnad
    • Ettore Sotsass
      • Born - Austria - 1917
      • Study - 1935 - architecture
      • 1981 - formed Memphis group
      • Freelance architect and designer
      • Experimented with designs competed with modernism with Memphis
      • 'from should follow function'
      • New ways of combining material and using influences
        • Culture
        • Art
        • History
    • Lighting
      • Fibreglass lamp
        • Glossy art deco look
        • offset by the lamps bare bulbed simplicity
        • 1981
      • Lamp
        • Late 1970's by Sotsass
        • Plastic, Laminad, a metel
        • Disney-like naivety + impudence with so many Memphis products
    • Furniture
      • Bwrdd ochr Carlton
        • Defnydd wedi ei orchuddio mewn plastig laminad
        • Symbolig moment to all things memphis
        • Part cartoon (totum pole)
        • Joins pop culture and ancient cultures
      • sofa
        • different historical styles
      • D'antibes Cabinet
        • looks fragile and playful because of the long spindly legs
        • Painted in bright nursery colours
      • Chair
        • simple stool with an aluminium tube as a backrest
    • Tawaraya ring
      • 1981 Masanori Umeda

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