Why a Once-Hated 1980s Design Movement Is Making a Comeback

Why a Once-Hated 1980s Design Movement Is Making a Comeback

Michele de Lucchi, Flamingo (bedside table), Memphis Group, Plastic laminate and lacquered wood.

Memphis Design Movement, 1981-1985. Cool furnishings, rebellious design.

By Domus Furniture. This flexible system of lacquered, mitred units was arranged to create a Memphis-inspired cupboard.

Chair1981: Michele De Lucchi was born in 1951 in Ferrara and graduated in architecture in Florence. In the years of radical and experimental architecture, he was a major player in such movements as Cavart, Alchymia, and Memphis. Designed lamps and furnishing items for the most renowned Italian and European companies. Was in charge of Design at Olivetti from 1988 to 2002, developed experimental projects and conceived a number of personal theories on office development.

Michele De Lucchi was born in 1951 in Ferrara and graduated in…

ettore sottsass: memphis retrospective exhibition  #Memphis Design

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