the Memphis trend of combining black and white with candy tones and primary colors. Dior notes that “Ettore Sottsass is the inspiration for a bold pastel palette combined with graphic black and white.” Black and white stripes, pastels AND the color red...
Christoph Radl and Valentino Grego, Memphis logo designs, early 1980s.
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Inspiration: A movement led by Ettore Sottsass & an international group of young architects and designers that came together to form the Memphis Group. A design collective which began in 1981, was known for their colorful & ironic pieces, manipulation of contrasting colors and textures. They produced designs that were not geared towards functionality but, rather, followed the punk aesthetic of the 1970’s.
Most inspiring design movement: “Memphis—not so much the work itself, but the way the movement came into existence and the way its practitioners worked,” Meijer says. “Their goal was to react against the mainstream design at that time and to do something distinctive.