Gio Ponti

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"Gio Ponti" is a comprehensive monograph on the life and work of one of the most influential Italian architects and designers of the 20th century. Written by Gio Ponti himself, this book offers an intimate look into the mind and creative process of a design legend.

Some of the most important points covered in the book include:

  • Ponti's early life and education, including his time studying architecture at the Politecnico di Milano
  • The founding of his architecture and design firm, Studio Ponti-Fornaroli-Rosselli, and his work on iconic projects such as the Pirelli Tower and the Hotel Parco dei Principi
  • His influence on the development of modern Italian design, including his collaborations with leading artists and manufacturers such as Piero Fornasetti and Richard Ginori
  • Ponti's approach to design, including his belief in the importance of beauty, functionality, and context in architecture and design
  • His legacy and continued influence on contemporary design and architecture.