28 JUNE 2017

Aldo Rossi's design for Molteni&C

As the first architect to win Prizker prize in 1990, Aldo Rossi has deeply marked the history of architecture and design in Italy and around the world. Among the designs of Aldo Rossi for Molteni&C there are three manifestations: Carteggio and Piroscafo between the containers and the Teatro chair.



It's not a name like many others, Aldo Rossi's example is a concrete example of excellence, with a professional career begun alongside Gardella and Zanuso and dotted with international success.


He was a teacher and director of the Venice Architecture Biennale but was first of all a multi-faceted designer, architect and designer.


In the Molteni&C catalog there are some of Aldo Rossi's designs that describe as much as possible his approach to Design, made of functions, design and production techniques.


Carteggio is a secretaire cabinet with drawers in essence, ideal for reorganizing objects and days and to discover the essence of Aldo Rossi architecture.


Piroscafo, designed by Aldo Rossi with Luca Meda, have all the features of the architecture that are on the scale of the furnishings. As a large facade from regular rhythm, this stylish home inventory can be a library, a shop window or a cupboard.


Another example of successful collaboration with Luca Meda, has all the features of the classic chair, shapes and proportions, with careful study that guarantees comfort. Among the designs of Aldo Rossi, the Teatro Chair, designed in 1983, was conceived for the Carlo Felice Theater in Genoa, easy to understand the reason of the naming.




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