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Un Disegno e un Idea
by Gio Ponti

Un Disegno e un Idea

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Giovanni "Gio" Ponti (1891-1979) was an Italian architect and designer. Over his sixty year career, Ponti designed and built over a hundred buildings such as the Pirelli Tower in Milan and Villa Planchart in Caracas and also turned his had to furniture, decorative art, and industrial design. From the Superleggera chairs through to thousands of cabinets, lamps, ceramics and glassware, Ponti was a relentlessly inventive visionary who pushed the boundaries of both Italian and global design.

This is one of a series of illustrated letters by Ponti.

The caption reads: ‘Signora Unvoloni, here is a drawing that might find a place in your cabinet of ideas: “a drawing is an idea”.’

Pen and ink on thin laid paper.

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Width: 28 cm
Height: 37 cm
Depth: 3.5 cm
Weight: 1.1 kg

Giclée printed on Japanese Awagami Inbe Washi fine art paper with conservation grade mount board and spacers.

Float mounted within a hand-crafted FSC oak frame and fitted with a poplar subframe, for additional structural support, and to allow the frame to sit flush against the wall.

UV filtering, anti-reflective glass.

Hand-painted in 'Seaweed' by Colourman and finished with matt varnish.

Limited edition of 500

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