paper mobile designed by Bruno Munari inside Casa Tabarelli built by Carlo Scarpa in 1967

paper mobile designed by Bruno Munari inside Casa Tabarelli built by Carlo Scarpa in 1967

Bruno Munari

Bruno Munari

Bruno Munari - All This Talk

Bruno Munari - All This Talk

We tend to think of Futurism as a movement of brash, ultra-serious declarations of a new world order. “We want to sing the love of danger, the habit of energy and rashness!” Marinetti wrote in 1909. But in Munari, we find a softer kind of Futurist, tempered with humor and intense intellectual curiosity. Looking at the work Munari produced late in life (he lived to be 91) we can be thankful that Marinetti’s pledge--that all artists should be killed when they turn 40, to make way for new…

Newfound Notoriety For A Prophetic Polymath Of Italian Design

We tend to think of Futurism as a movement of brash, ultra-serious declarations of a new world order. “We want to sing the love of danger, the habit of energy and rashness!” Marinetti wrote in 1909. But in Munari, we find a softer kind of Futurist, tempered with humor and intense intellectual curiosity. Looking at the work Munari produced late in life (he lived to be 91) we can be thankful that Marinetti’s pledge--that all artists should be killed when they turn 40, to make way for new…

Who's yer DADA? 'Progress means simplifying, not complicating' Bruno Munari

Who's yer DADA? 'Progress means simplifying, not complicating' Bruno Munari

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Bruno Munari, brevetto del gatto in gommapiuma “Meo Romeo”, 1950

Bruno Munari, brevetto del gatto in gommapiuma “Meo Romeo”, 1950

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