*Venduehuis Auction* Superbox by Ettore Sottsass
Ettore Sottsass (1917-2017)
Designed in: 1968.
Superbox, by Poltronova with blue and white laminate. Designed by Sottsass for Poltronova,
the Superboxes bear some relationship
to furniture designed by Koloman Moser. However, Sottsass moved away from strict
functionalism to incorporate ideas from
art, religion, and contemporary fashion. He
intended for the cabinets to stand away from
the wall, giving them a separate presence, as
if they were ritualistic altars for daily life. The Superboxes are clad on all sides with patterned and coloured laminate, reflecting the influence of both Pop art and Minimalism, a prelude to
Please note that the Superbox is executed around 2003.
€22,000 - €24,000
Special sale Design Auction 18/04/2018
online catalogue : https://wavemaker.venduehuis.com/auction?auction=85