Early edition SURVETTA bookcase by Ettore Sottsass for Memphis,1981 | 1stdibs.com

Early edition SURVETTA bookcase by Ettore Sottsass for Memphis,1981 | 1stdibs.com

George Sowden moved to Milano in 1970 where he started working with Ettore Sottsass and Olivetti. In 1981, he was one of the co-founders[1] of the Memphis Group, the design movement that had a significant impact on design aesthetics in the eighties. The same year he founded his design studio, SowdenDesign, and has since collaborated with numerous world famous companies, such as Olivetti, Alessi, Bodum, Guzzini, Lorenz, Steelcase, Swatch, Memphis, and Pyrex.

George Sowden moved to Milano in 1970 where he started working with Ettore Sottsass and Olivetti. In 1981, he was one of the co-founders[1] of the Memphis Group, the design movement that had a significant impact on design aesthetics in the eighties. The same year he founded his design studio, SowdenDesign, and has since collaborated with numerous world famous companies, such as Olivetti, Alessi, Bodum, Guzzini, Lorenz, Steelcase, Swatch, Memphis, and Pyrex.

Bench, Designed for Other/shop, Powder Coated Steel, Oak – 2011

Bench, Designed for Other/shop, Powder Coated Steel, Oak – 2011

nendo makes 'Soft' the #glass - The collection for Glas Italia at solo exhibition during Milano Salone 2015 #table

nendo makes glass 'Soft' The collection for Glas Italia at nendo's solo exhibition during MDW 2015

nendo makes 'Soft' the #glass - The collection for Glas Italia at solo exhibition during Milano Salone 2015 #table

Carlton cabinet, 1981  Design: Ettore Sottsass I remember studying this at Art School. Also in the Memphis Style

Carlton cabinet, 1981 Design: Ettore Sottsass I remember studying this at Art School. Also in the Memphis Style

Contemporary Beige and Aqua Lacquer Bookshelf, Memphis Postdesign Gallery Milan

Contemporary Italian Lacquered White and Pink Bookshelf, Memphis Postdesign

Contemporary Beige and Aqua Lacquer Bookshelf, Memphis Postdesign Gallery Milan

Bouroullec Brothers to Make a Splash During New York Design Week with New Collections for Vitra and Artek

Bouroullec Brothers to Make a Splash During New York Design Week with New Collections for Vitra and Artek

artek debuts kaari collection by ronan & erwan bouroullec in stockholm image © studio bouroullec

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