Coffee Table designed by Ettore SOTTSASS, 1983
Coffee table 'PARK LANE', designed by Ettore Sottsass in 1983, Italy.
Fiberglass construction in black and green with a black and white veined marble top.
Literature: Gramigna, G. Repertorio del Design Italiano, 2 vols, page 324, illustrated.
Horn, R. Memphis. Objects Furniture & Patterns. New York 1986. Page 15, illustrated.
Ettore Sottsass (14 September 1917 – 31 December 2007). Italian architect and designer of the late 20th century. His body of designs included furniture, jewellery, glass, lighting and office machine design. Sottsass Associati, primarily an architectural practice, also designed elaborate stores and showrooms for Esprit, identities for Alessi, exhibitions, interiors, consumer electronics in Japan and furniture of all kinds. The studio was based on the cultural guidance of Ettore Sottsass and the work conducted by its many young associates, who often left to open their own studios.