GCSE Product Design - Memphis Notes

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  • Created by: HanR
  • Created on: 29-05-11 06:19

The Memphis Group.

  • Established in the 1980's, (1981).
  • Composed of designers based in Italy.
  • Memphis designers regarded aesthetics as the primary reason for the products they designed.
  • Two of the best known 'Memphis' designers are Ettoire Sottsass and Danny Lane.

Memphis designs...

  • visually high impact. - Most of the products designed by this group relied on visual impact, with minimum regard for the functionalism of modernism. Each product has a vibrant colour scheme, with bright, lively colours dominating.
  • aesthetic / ornamental / exhibition pieces
  • Lack functionality.Little regard given to the function of the


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