Combining whimsy and rigorous elegance, Milanese designer Piero Fornasetti ( ) borrowed freely from surrealist and metaphysical artists. His is an. Results 1 – 30 of 51 Fornasetti: Designer of Dreams by Mauries, Patrick and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Illustrating the life and designs of Piero Fornasetti, this visually stimulating classic , includes a foreward by Christopher Wilks, essay by Ettore Sottsass, and an.
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During this long career he established an enduring reputation as a designer with a style that was distinctly his own—a style based on illusion, architectural perspectives, and a host of personal leitmotifs, such as the sun, Combining Surrealist influences with a love for old engravings, prolific Victoria and Albert Museum. A drems of costume and fashion sketches made by Jean Cocteau and influencing Chanel.
No eBook available Amazon. Published to coincide with the exhibition Fornasetti: Piero Fornasetti lived and worked designeer Milan from until his death in With an essay by Ettore Sottsass.
Hats, waistcoats, pipes, ashtrays, chairs, plates, cabinets, pianos, shops, racing cars, ocean liners; all were transformed by the application of unexpected images Fornasetti’s masterpieces continue to shock, delight, and inspire. Ettore Sottsass, founder of the celebrated Memphis design group, gives a personal assessment of Fornasetti as a man who built one world from the shattered remnants of another.
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My library Help Advanced Book Search. With over illustrations, including in colour. Thames and Hudson- Design – pages. Among his previous books are Maison Goossens: Account Options Sign in.
SOLD Find me a copy. Today his work seems more contemporary and is more popular than ever. This hefty volume is essentially a pricey catalog published dreeams coincide with an exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Ashley Hicks’ first comprehensive book on his father, the legendary interior designer David Hicks.
Fornasetti: Designer of Dreams
Fornasetti applied his decorative vocabulary to an astonishing array of objects—hats, vests, pipes, ashtrays, chairs, plates, cabinets, pianos, ocean liners—and transformed them by the application of unexpected images. The book presents his work under six heads: During this long career he established an enduring reputation as a designer with a style that was distinctly his own—a style based on illusion, architectural perspectives, and a host of personal leitmotifs, such as the sun, playing cards, fish, and flowers, from which he spun seemingly endless variations.
Designer of Dreams Piero Fornasetti. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Designers and collectors celebrate his use of allusion, unsettling images, and striking juxtaposition to create unique, whimsical objects.
Finally, an interview given by Fornasetti in unveils the man himself’ from the blurb.
Fornasetti: Designer of Dreams – Patrick Mauriès, Piero Fornasetti – Google Books
Foreword by Christopher Wilk. Fornasetti worked in almost every medium, so he is hard to categorize.
Patrick Mauries, the leading art critic, details Fornasetti’s life and art. Magnificent illustrations display his creations.