Memphis is the great cultural phenomenon of the 80s that revolutionized creative and commercial logics in design. Born from the idea of Ettore Sottsass and a group of young designers and architects, in Milan, coupled in the years by famous designers from the international scene, Memphis turned upside down all of the existing parameters on living.

 

Ettore Sottsass as the backbone of the group, design gained a new concept and expression through new shapes, materials and patterns, expanding the creative limits of the industry. Memphis became a symbol of New Design. Its influence is still clear in various sectors of production and beyond.

Carlton - Room Divider
Carlton - Room Divider

by Ettore Sottsass - 1981

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Tahiti - Lamp
Tahiti - Lamp

by Ettore Sottsass

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Treetops - Floor Lamp
Treetops - Floor Lamp

by Ettore Sottsass - 1981

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Oceanic - Table Light
Oceanic - Table Light

by Michele De Lucchi - 1980

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Super - Lamp
Super - Lamp

by Martine Bedin - 1981

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Santa Fe - Ceiling Light
Santa Fe - Ceiling Light

by Matteo Thun - 1985

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Bay - Lamp
Bay - Lamp

by Ettore Sottsass - 1983

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Ivory - Table
Ivory - Table

by Ettore Sottsass - 1984

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Palace - Chair
Palace - Chair

by George Sowden - 1983

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Kristal - Side Table
Kristal - Side Table

by Michele De Lucchi - 1981

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Tigris - Vase
Tigris - Vase

by Ettore Sottsass

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First - Chair
First - Chair

by Michele De Lucchi - 1983

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Cucumber - Flower Vase
Cucumber - Flower Vase

by Martine Bedin - 1985

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Onion - Fruit Bowl
Onion - Fruit Bowl

by Nathalie Du Pasquier - 1985

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Euphrates - Vase
Euphrates - Vase

by Ettore Sottsass - 1983

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Nilo - Vase
Nilo - Vase

by Ettore Sottsass - 1983

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Flamingo - Side Table
Flamingo - Side Table

by Michele De Lucchi

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Haus Lange Lamp
Haus Lange Lamp

by Franz West - 1991

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Chad - Teapot
Chad - Teapot

by Matteo Thun - 1982

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Genius - Pad
Genius - Pad

by Arash & Kelly

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Doorman - Doorjamb/Bookend
Doorman - Doorjamb/Bookend

by Gaby Klasmer - Home Alone Collection - 1999

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Squash - Ashtray
Squash - Ashtray

by Maria Sanchez - 1985

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Carrot - Vase
Carrot - Vase

by Nathalie Du Pasquier - 1985

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Big Clip - Hanger
Big Clip - Hanger

by Arash & Kelly

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