Large SIGNED Ceramic Totem by Alessandro MENDINI
Original ceramic designed by Alessandro Mendini. Italy, 2008.
Glazed Totem ceramic by Alessandro Mendini for Superego edition, Milano. Named 'Dypilon', this ceramic is part of a Totem series '12 Colonne'. The piece is marked Superego and has the signature of Alessandro Mendini. No. 15, from the edition of only 50 made.
Alessandro Mendini (1931, Milan- 2019, Milan) was an Italian designer, architect, editor and essayist who played an important part in the development of Italian design during the second part of the 20th century. Aside from his artistic career, he worked and wrote for Casabella, Modo, and Domus magazines. In the 1970s, he was one of the main personalities of the Radical Ddesign movement. In 1979, he became a partner of Studio Alchimia, where he worked with Ettore Sottsass and Michele De Lucchi.