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

Michelle De Lucchis 'Flamingo' bedside table, Popular features of this period include the bold and geometric patterning, which is featured here, as well as the 'pop art' colouring of the table. Similar to that of the Memphis Design Style

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.

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