blog.php-992 Luigi Caccia Dominioni, Chair with wooden footstool, polyurethane and foam rubber, 1962

Milan-born Luigi Caccia Dominioni was both a skilled designer and an architect. Between 1950 and 1970, thanks to his modern eye and design talents, he was a key contributor to the development of the Italian architecture of the post-war period. Dominioni focused on residential buildings, many of which make up Milan's cityscape.

Dominioni design philosophy was to reduce objects to their real essence and to eliminate all unnecessary elements. On 13th November 2016 Luigi Caccia Dominioni died at the age of 102 years in his birthplace. His legacy as a design pioneer continues to inspire in the 21st century.

blog.php-993 Osvaldo Borsani, Wall mirror with maple top, 1948-50

blog.php-994 Ico Parisi, Daybed with adjustable head and foot area and shelf, teak, c. 1958

blog.php-995 Gio Ponti, Console made of ash, laminate, brass and polished glass, c.1950

blog.php-996 Alvar Aalto,Polished brass brass, lacquered aluminum, leather, Helsinki 1950s

blog.php-997 Gabriella Crespi, Low table, wood and brass, c. 1970

blog.php-998 Pair of wooden armchairs with two-color covers, Italy c. 1950

blog.php-999 Franco Albini/ Franca Helg, Rosewood and lacquered aluminum shelf, c.1957

blog.php-1000 Tommaso Barbi, Two driven brass floor lamps, Italy c. 1970

blog.php-1001 Gino Sarfatti, Table or floor lamp, polished and lacquered aluminum, c. 1962

blog.php-1002 Marina Gatti/ Kobi Weisendanger, Lacquered wood wardrobe, c.1985

blog.php-1003 Carla Tolomeo, Fabric armchair, c. 2005

The sale at Della Rocca will take place on 24th November, 2016. Check out the full catalogue here.