Gio Ponti: Archi-Designer
Publisher: Silvana Editoriale, 2019, ISBN: 9788836641253, Format: Hardcover, 31.7 x 24.8 cm, 312pp
Gio Ponti: Archi-Designer covers Ponti's entire career from 1921 to 1978, highlighting the many aspects of his work: from mechanical production to handicraft, from architecture to industrial design, from furniture to lighting, from the creation of magazines to his forays into the fields of glass, ceramics and goldsmithing.
Featuring more than 500 pieces, this book traces Ponti's multidisciplinary journeys through architecture, furniture and design in his work for private homes and public buildings like universities and cathedrals. It presents the creative world of a legendary figure of the Italian scene, whose generosity and enthusiasm stimulated his contemporaries and continues to inspire new generations of designers and architects.