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Paolo Piva (Attributed) - B&B Italia

Mid Century Modern Paolo Piva Glass Top and Metal Base Italian Coffee Table

Origin Italy
Period 1950-1979
Materials glass and metal lacquered
W. 70.87 in; H. 9.84 in; D. 46.46 in;
W. 180 cm; H. 25 cm; D. 118 cm;
Condition Good.
Description Rectangular coffee table designed by Paolo Piva for B&B Italy 1970s. Made of black lacquered metal structure geometric base and glass top.

Paolo Piva: Born in Adria in 1950, he began studying at the faculty of architecture in Venice in 1968, specialising in research in the visual field. In 1970 he assisted in the realisation of a project for a competition, the “wig 74”, held by the city of Vienna and took part in another competition for a monument to he resistance in the city of Modena. In 1973, he studied at the faculty of architecture in Venice under professor Carlo Scarpa and got hit degree with a thesis “Vienna from 1918 to 1934” which was supervised by professor Manfredo Tafuri. In 1975 he worked for the istituto di storia e architettura di Venetia and in association with the akademie für angewandten kunst of Vienna, organised a huge exhibition on Vienna during the socialist period. This exhibition gave birth to a similar one in 1980 in Rome called “red Vienna”. In collaboration with Manfredo Tafuri he prepared the catalogue for this exhibition and set out the display. In 1981 he designed the interior display of several chains of clothes shops. In 1983 he was a guest lecturer at p.d.c. In Los Angeles. In 1985 worked at the renovation of the “c. Jourdan” head office in Paris and in 1986 he worked at the renovation of “palace remer” in Venice. Since 1988 he is associate professor at the akademie für angewandten kunst in Vienna and since 1991 he is regular professor. In the field of industrial design he has collaborated with various companies in Europe and in the U.S.A.
Styles / Movements Industrial, Mid Century, Modern
Dealer Reference Number LA00300114
Incollect Reference Number 330151
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