In: Argomenti e immagini di design. Year I, No. 1 (September/October 1970) through Year V, No. 13 (Autumn 1974) (all published).

A complete run of 13 issues (two double issues) in 11 fascicules of the radical Italian art, architecture, and design journal, with some texts in German, English and French, many issues approx. 100-130 pp., each issue focused on a specific topic or area of research, with an editorial staff including Ippolito Calvi di Bergolo, Vittorio Cosimini, Pierpaolo Saporito, Paolo Scheggi, Ugo La Pietra, Vincenzo Ferrari, Andrea Branzi, and Jacqueline Gabriel Hall. Profusely illustrated throughout, including photographs, drawings, and floor plans. 8vo. Original illustrated wrpps. Some light soiling, slight browning, minor handling wear, overall very good. Lissone, Italy (Editrice Brianza) 1970-1974.

With the exception of the premier issue, each subsequent issue carries a specfic subtitle. The subtitles of the issues are: "Utopia", "La Distruzione dell'Oggetto", "L'immagine iconoscopica: uno strumento", "Distruzione e riappropriazione della città" parts 1 through 3, "Moda e società", "La facoltà di architettura nel processo di dequalificazione", "Per una rigenerazione dell'oggetto", "Le comuni: Ridefinizione", and "Architettura nelle lotte di quartiere".
Collaborators and contributors included Gilda Bojardi, Jano Murari, Gilberto Finzi, Giancarlo Iliprandi, Franco Quadri, Silvio Ceccato, Gian Luigi Pieruzzi, A. Ballo, F. Biganzoli, A. Fioravanti, F. von Lobenthal, C. Toraldo di Francia, G. Winkler, George Sowden, Ettore Sottsass Jr., Malcolm Allum, Vincenzo Agnetti, Raymund Abraham, Maurizio Calvesi, Jacques Famery, Germano Celant, Achille Bonito Oliva, Max Peintner, Tommaso Trini, Italo Moscati, Piero Zanotto, Daniela Palazzoli, Giancarlo Croce, Vincenzo Ferrari, Gianni-Emilio Simonetti, Jim Burns, Cesare Blasi, Gabriella Padovano, Charles Jencks, Riccardo Dalisi, Gillo Dorfles, Lamberto Pignotti, Olivier Burgelin, Roman Cieslewicz, Ugo Nespolo, Enzo Ranieri, Vittorio Gregoti, Hans Hollein, Miro Silvera, Ennio Chiggio, and others.
Very scarce complete run of this journal; as of May 2021, OCLC locates five partial holdings in North American institutions, and five additional holdings worldwide.

Book ID: 51308

Price: $6,000.00