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Books: Piero Lissoni: Recent Architecture

“I am a humanist. To me, a chair is just as important as a tower.”
- Piero Lissoni

The products of the Italian architect and designer Piero Lissoni (* 1956) are all objects of desire: He has a number of timeless, modern private villas designed, set up sophisticated hotel, designed incredibly elegant yachts and uncompromisingly clear furniture, kitchens, bathrooms and objects for business such as Alessi, Boffi, Cassina, Flos, Fritz Hansen, Kartell, Knoll, Living Divani, and Tecno Thonet developed. “In the Milanese tradition first one is an architect, then it is also an engineer or designer. You will be able to design a spoon but also a whole city,” said the great artist.

Lissoni sensual minimalism requires quality materials, perfectly crafted details and excellent feel. This is also reflected in this monograph to his architectural and design work that was put together by Lissoni.

Piero Lissoni: Recent Architecture, by Giovanni Gastel, texts by Stefano Casciani, Birte Kreft, Deyan Sudjic, Published by Hatje Cantz, 224 pp., 137 color ills., 28.70 x 28.70 cm, hardcover, ISBN 9783775724623

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

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One Response to
“Books: Piero Lissoni: Recent Architecture”

  1. Lena Krieger Says:

    Mamilla Hotel. An oasis of Luxury in the heart of Jerusalem. A jewel of architecture by Piero Lissoni and Moshe Safdie with a secret touch: the attention to Music. Because that too is part of the space occupied by humanity.
    More info: http://www.lanciatrendvisions.com/en/293/a-balcon...

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