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ALESSI - Clocks
$ 85.00
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  • COMPOSITION
    Plastic
  • DIMENSIONS
    Depth 3.12 inches, Height 3.12 inches, Width 3.12 inches
  • DESCRIPTION
    Optic is an iconic piece of Italian design, perfect for everyday use. It's a tabletop clock-radio designed in 1970. This rational object features surprising and refined details.
  • DESIGNER
    “What makes a genius? Imagination, intuition, vision and speed of execution.” And so, my friends, Joe Colombo was a genius! And what does a genius do? Prosaically, indulges in their own laziness and its relative corpulence, but above all, in a pragmatic, noble sense, solves problems to create a better life. Born in Milan in 1930, completing his training as a painter at the Accademia di Brera, and as an architect at the Politecnico di Milano, he was an active artist in the most avant-garde movements of his lifetime – from the Nuclear Movement founded by Enrico Baj, to the Concrete Art Movement founded by Dorfles and Munari. Colombo applied the ideals of artistic research to design, using some of the most innovative materials of his time to succeed, with disarming natural flair, in creating genuine masterpieces. Large plastic armchairs for XL posteriors, glasses with off-center stems so that you can drink and smoke at the same time, and perfectly practical living units spread across just a few meters squared. When Joe Colombo set out to design something, the solution was always perfect, simple and surprising.
Product code: 58004700GG
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