I Protagonisti del Design [Protagonists of Design] is a series of small monographs about masters of international design published by Hachette and curated by Vando Pagliardini. This issue focuses on Tapio Wirkkala (1915–1985), a multitalent and the leading figure of modern Finnish industrial art.
The richly illustrated book contains Wirkkala’s concise biography and a gallery of the most well-known works from his vast production. There is a special focus article about the Murano glassware collection for Venini designed by Wirkkala in the 1960s. The texts are in Italian.
For further information about Tapio Wirkkala’s life and career, please visit the Tapio Wirkkala Rut Bryk Foundation website.
The copy in stock is in very good condition. There are no significant faults, just some minor shelfwear on the covers.