Born 1917 AUSTRIA
Ettore Sottsass studied architecture at the Politecnico di Torino and established a studio in Milan in 1947.
In 1982, he organized Sottsass Associates-the group responsible for the Memphis Movement. Associates Aldo Cibic, Marco Zanini and Matteo Thun worked with Sottsass to develop a wide range of products for Clego Munari, Fusital, Zanotta, Artemide, Swid Powell, Olivetti and Poltranova.
Sottsass has won numerous awards, including the Compasso d'Oro