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Catalogue Memphis - Plastic Field<br/> &copy; madd - bordeaux
Catalogue Memphis - Plastic Field
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Memphis - Plastic Field

Exposition from June 21th, 2019 to January 5th, 2020 


Language(s) French / English

Published 2019

Category Exhibition catalogue

Topics Design


Publication supervisor

Constance Rubini, directrice du madd-bordeaux

Graphic design

Alexandre Dimos - Studio deValence

Views of the exhibition

Laurent Gueneau



Light after darkness

Jean Blanchaert, curator of the exhibition

Memphis, the sensorial object

Constance Rubini, curator of the exhibition

Reproduction of brochures and catalogues from the Memphis collections between 1981 et 1988, introduced by

texts of the period time

Interview of the architect and designer Ettore Sottsass, 1982

Excerpt of the brochure « Memphis 1982 », n.p.

Interview of the architect Arata Isozaki by Barbara Radice, 1983

Excerpt of the brochure« Memphis Furniture Milano 1983 », n.p.

La Memphis

Michele de Lucchi, designer and founder member of Memphis

Il convegno di Laglio, lac de Côme

Martine Bedin, designer and founder member of Memphis

Comunicato Memphis 1985

Barbara Radice, founder member and cultural manager of Memphis

Memphis et le nouveau design italien

Andrea Branzi, designer and founder member of Memphis

Memphis, the New International Style

George J. Sowden, designer and founder member of Memphis

Exhibition views and list of artworks exhibited


Pagess 208 p.

Dimensions 22 x 30 cm

Binding glued together sewed square

ISBN 978-23766-6027-9

Publisher Paris, Editions Norma

Prix de vente : 39,00€

Commande : madd[at]

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