Santini, Piero Carlo: Gli anni del design italiano : ritratto di Cesare
Cassina = The years of Italian design : a portrait of Cesare Cassina; Milano :
Electa; 1981; 22x25cm; Italian and English language; 115 pages.
Biography of Cesar Cassina and the history of the company. Mainly text and
photographs of the Cassina's thought towards the rear are three double pages of
photographs of the product range from 1940 through to 1980 with designers
attributed including Franco Albini, Carlo De Carli, Melchiorre Bega, G.
Pulitzer, Gianfranco Frattini, Ico Parisi, Vico Magistretti, Alfredo and Tobia
Scarpa, Gaetano Pesce, Mario Bellini.
Condition: Yellowing to the spine. Shelf wear to the front and rear cover.
Slight age toning to page edges otherwise contents clean and fine.
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