5 Italian Design Classics Every Man Should Own

Design legend Alberto Alessi shares his picks.

Sunday, May 01, 2011

ST201 Television by Marco Zanuso and Richard Sapper for Brionvega (1969)
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According to Alessi, a game-changing design like this acrylic cube rises to the level of art. He calls the TV (available only on the secondary antiques market) "a minimalist sculpture of great fascination still today."

Photographs: St 201 Television: 2004 (c) MoMA, New York/Scala, Florence/Art Resource; Chambre d'ami unit: Ezio Prandini/courtesy of Campeggi; All others: courtesy of each supplier.
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