|Olivetti's Valentine Typewriter|
Sottsass was already know for his 1969 design of Olivetti's Valentine Typewriter. The design was marveled for its portability and the user's ability to use it anywhere. Plus it was manufactured in eye-catching red.
They drew inspiration from Art Deco and Pop Art and embraced color. Some might say their designs were superficial but that was far from the truth. The Memphis Group continues to stand the test of time and it still inspires today's designers.
Here are some great examples of how we celebrate this design movement today!
Wallpaper: Sarah Hvass
|London Desk Lamp|