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D.151.4   Always passionate about nautical furnishings, Gio Ponti gained direct experience in four ocean liners and two cruise ships upgraded or built from scratch after the war, between 1949 and 1951: the Conte Grande, Africa, Oceania, Conte Biancamano, Andrea Doria and Giulio Cesare. Ponti designed this easy chair with slight variants for these ships.

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Theodora + Movie

 Featuring texts by Lisa Licitra Ponti and an extensive biographical essay by Stefano Casciani, this book presents architecture as a performing object, a “self-illuminating” stage for Ponti’s humanistic art de vivre and boundless creativity. The collection, to which new elements are added every year, includes furniture designed by Gio Ponti between 1935 and the 1950s, such as the D. 235.1/2 chair for the first Palazzo Montecatini in Milan, the D.154.2 armchair for Villa Planchart in Caracas, and the D.555.2 small table produced in a limited series for Singer & Sons.   A progressively numbered certificate of authenticity issued by the Gio Ponti Archives identifies each item produced.     DISCOVER MORE The concept of the installation invites you to go...

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