Sottsass, Ettore

(1917 - 2007)

Ettore Sottsass was an Italian architect and designer. He finished his degree in architecture at the Politecnico di Torino in 1939 and in 1947 he started his own architectural and industrial design studio. He worked for companies like Poltronova, Olivetti and Esprit and was the founder of the Memphis Group, Milan (1980-88).