Kettle Designed In The 80s Hits Market

Kettle Designed In The 80s Hits Market
Design

Technology had to wait to catch up with Ettore Sottsass' inspiration before Bodum could release it.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 22 march 2010

Bodum are to release a kettle that Ettore Sottsass designed when he formed the Memphis group in the 1980s. The ‘rule-breaking’ Memphis was launched with a collection of furniture, ceramics, lighting, glass and textiles which featured fluorescent colors, intentionally lop-sided shapes and squiggly laminate patterns. Due to technological improvements, it is only now that one of the pieces designed then can be created.

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