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Ettore Sottsass Ceramics

Italian architect and designer Ettore Sottsass was an accomplished and influential architect and designer during the second half of the 20th century. In 1947, Sottsass set opened his architectural and design studio, where he soon created a wide range of work using different artistic expressions, such as ceramics, painting, and sculpture, in addition to furniture and architectural design.

Throughout his long career, in addition to his many contributions as a furniture, product and architecture designs, he built a strong body of ceramic work that embraced diverse amalgamations of colors and shapes that went beyond the postmodern patterns of the time. During the 1950s and 1960s, Ettore Sottsass also collaborated with the Bitossi ceramics company for the creation of many of his designs. We are pleased to bring to you an ever evolving collection of selected ceramic works by Ettore Sottsass, some of which were done through his collaboration with Bitossi.

Last updated: June 10, 2019