4to in wraps as issued (24×28 cm). 48 pages with 50 photos, 40 in colour including 14 full-page. Text in Italian and English. Fine, well preserved copy, only minimal shelfwear to cover, inside clean and bright.
First edition – scarce!
Introduction by Marco Michelis. Bilingual text and captions in Italian and English
The Memphis Group, also known as Memphis Milano, was an Italian design and architecture group founded by Ettore Sottsass. Active from 1980 to 1987 the group designed postmodern furniture, lighting, fabrics, carpets, ceramics, glass and metal objects. The Memphis group’s work often incorporated plastic laminate and terrazzo materials and was characterized by ephemeral design featuring colorful and abstract decoration as well as asymmetrical shapes, sometimes arbitrarily alluding to exotic or earlier styles and designs