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How Alessi, Postmodernism and Memphis Changed the World

Synopsis
This film looks at how the ideas and theories of postmodernism influenced design and includes footage filmed at the Alessi factory and museum and other Milan design houses, and interviews with Alberto Alessi himself, Memphis designer, George Sowden and postmodern architect and designer, Alessandro Mendini. The film also includes a look at the Victoria & Albert Museum’s exhibition "Postmodernism: Style & Subversion 1970-1990" with its curator Glenn Adamson.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2012
Subjects
Architecture; Design
Keywords
design teaching; designers; exhibitions; postmodernism

Credits

Contributor
Alberto Alessi; Alessandro Mendini; George Sowden; Glenn Adamson

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 PAL
Price
£49.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
35 minutes
Year
2013

Distributor

Name

Pumpkin Interactive

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