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Ettore Sottsass Italian, born Austria
Manufacturer Abet Laminati Italian

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The design is just a few of the many patterns Sottsass developed for Abet Laminati, the Italian plastic laminate manufacturer. Sottsass began experimenting with the material on his Superboxes in 1966, and he designed trade fair booths for Abet in 1970. The laminates became the main palette from which Memphis designers based their furniture veneers and textiles. The pattern derives from common, everyday materials and objects: terrazzo, chain link, and sponges.

Veneziana, Ettore Sottsass (Italian (born Austria), Innsbruck 1917–2007 Milan), Laminate

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