Gio Ponti (1891-1979)

Sculpture, The Devil’s face

Work italian work
Materials refined chromed metal bended face with pointed hair
Creation date 1978
Special features SABATTINI ITALY DESIGN GIO PONTI 1978
Height 22 cm
Width 20 cm
Depth 5 cm
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Work
italian work
Materials
refined chromed metal bended face with pointed hair
Creation date
1978
Special features
SABATTINI ITALY DESIGN GIO PONTI 1978

Gio Ponti (1891-1979)

Sculpture, The Devil’s face

Who is

Gio Ponti (1891-1979)

Gio Ponti, born in Milan in 1891, began his studies in architecture at the Ecole Polytechnique. After the First World War, he became the artistic director of Richard-Ginori. In 1928, Gio Ponti founded his architecture studio and the Domus magazine. In the 1933s, he joined forces with Eugenio Sonsini and Antonio Fornaroli and created the Ponti-Fornaroli-Soncini Studio. This collective opts for a modernist twist until 1945.

Known for his emblematic 20th century buildings such as the Pirelli Tower in Milan, he also works with other materials and explores other areas. He is also a designer, craftsman, painter or industrial designer. Its production is heteroclite and goes from the coffee machine to the lighting and furniture.