A brief history of Italian design in modern mid century interior furniture
In the mid century begins the happy season of Italian design defined modernity inspiration and enthusiasm for the war.
In the early days of 50 years in Italy new industries producing modern furniture with the ultimate goal of the series production of household items, including: Arflex, Tecno, Rima, Cassina, Azucena, RIzzi, Stilnovo, Arteluce, Arredoluce, Balqis, Poggi, Oluce.
Young designers collaborate with these industries and furniture designs including Franco albini, Carlo Mollino, Vico Magistrates, Ignazio Gardella, the Castiglioni brothers, VittorianoViganò, Carlo Mollino, Gio Ponti, Marco Zanuso, Angelo Mangiarotti, John Makio, Luigi Caccia Dominioni, Ico Parisi.
During the years of the post war reconstruction see dar lighting design projects likemotorcycles Vespa and Lambretta and the Fiat 500 car, Ferrari will have to make the first car for a few.
The process of modernization post war is then questioned the late 50 years by designers like Victor Gregoretti, Gae Aulenti, and Paolo Portoghesi.
Today Italian design objects of mid century are internationally recognized, include armchairs byFranco Albini for Vittorio Bonacina, always Franco Albini draws the LB7 library for Poggi, Senior armchair by Marco Zanuso for Arflex, Isa Chair Joe Ponti, the superb armchair Fiorenza of Franco Albini for Arflex, Medea chair designed by Vittorio Nobili to Tagliabue, Osvaldo Borsani Tecno chairs draws d70, but the real trend will be the siege "Super light"which draws Joe Ponti for Cassina the lightest Chair ever produced up to that time.
The mid century modern lamps are a true concentrate of creativity and structural solidity, thedesigner Gino Sarfatti with its innovative insights designed to Arteluce was a pioneer of anew way of conceiving the light.
Gino Sarfatti for Arteluce produces lamps that will make history. Peter Church and Max Ingrand draw for fontana arte the ones that will be the most beautiful lamps for strutturamconcept and design.
Ignazio Gardella draws for azucena lLp7 and pPagoda, in recent years, Ettore Sottsassdraws superb lamps for Arredoluce.
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