Gio Ponti

A Piece of Cake
Covered with Franz von Zülow’s idiosyncratic decoration, this cake serving plate (part of a breakfast set in the Cooper Hewitt’s collection) demonstrates the Viennese artist and designer’s interest in fantasy and fairy tales. Knights on horseback move through a medieval village in the foreground, accompanied by a lively figure blowing a trumpet. The movement of...
Angled photograph of showroom displaying a three-tiered assemblage of modern, contemporary, and non-traditional styles of seating. Each white tier displays two to five unique, experimental designs of seating in solid red, white, green, pink, grey and black colors. Chairs are in various playful shapes and forms.
Crown Fountain Recently in Chicago for NeoCon and the the unveiling of the Architecture & Design Galleries at the Art Institute of Chicago. Enjoyed showroom after showroom, despite the dizzying effect of the Merchandise Mart! Masamichi Udagawa and Sigi Moeslinger’s innovative new Antenna Workspace was the center of attention at Knoll. Celebratory dinner in the...