Ettore Sottsass 1917-2007

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Italian designer Ettore Sottsass has died aged 90, the New York Times reports (via dezain.net, via archinect).

  • http://www.mussertoth.com Musser

    Mr. Sottsass’s groundbreaking work was responsible for my interest in interiors.

    A sad day for the design community… but, he won’t be forgotten.

  • Andy

    This is so sad. he was and still is a hero to me. i never tire of reading and looking at his genius works to the point where it hurts my head as i am simply not intelligent enough. Ciao Ettore.

  • Flatpaq

    So sad. I seen him give a talk in Glasgow in 1999, He was such a charismatic figure, so laid back, he effortly answered every question with so much clarity and intellect and humour! when asked “so, Whats your style?” he said “I`m a maximillist!”
    Long live he spirit of maximillism and Ettore Sottsass!!

  • Flatpaq

    effortlessly

  • plankton

    Good bye maestro!!!!!!!!!