Ettore Sottsass dies aged 90

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Prominent Italian architect-designer Ettore Sottsass passed away on New Year’s Eve aged 90 at his home in Milan. Sottsass, one of the most influential designers of the 20th century will be best remembered for founding the Memphis Movement and designing the red plastic Olivetti typewriter that is now considered a design icon.

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