Ettore Sottsass Jr. and Hans von Klier

Sottsass studied architecture at Turin Polytechnic before opening The Studio, his office in Milan, in 1947. In 1956 he moved to New York City to work with George Nelson.

Perry A. King studied industrial design in England before moving to Italy i

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