November 6, 2017
Harry Bertoia, Italian American Designer and Artist Died on 6 November 1978.

September 4, 2017
Architect, theorist, and designer Aldo Rossi died on 4 September 1997 in Milan, the city where he spent a good portion of his career.

July 30, 2017
Born on 14 September 1917, Ettore Sottsass moved from Innsbruck to Turin with his family at the age of 11 and began studying architecture at the Politecnico, Turin, in 1939.

July 2, 2017
C outurier , tailor-turned-ready-to-wear maker, and design entrepreneur Pierre (née Pietro) Cardin was born 2 July 1922 in San Biagio di Callalta, near Treviso.

April 9, 2017
Poster art designer and painter Leonetto Cappiello was born 9 April 1875 in Livorno.

June 16, 2016
Giovan Battista Filippo Basile , who died on this day in 1891, was an Italian architect based in Palermo.

April 14, 2016
Neoclassical architect and designer Giuseppe Valadier was born on this day, April 14, in 1762.

April 6, 2016
Architect and designed Gianfranco Frattini was born 6 April 1926 in Padua.

March 30, 2016
Futurist artist, sculptor, graphic designer, and advertiser Fortunato Depero was born 30 March 1892 (d. 1960) near Rovereto.

February 17, 2016
The Bialetti Moka Express, invented by Luigi De Ponti and Alfonso Bialetti, was produced for the first time in 1933.

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