Vintage paperback coffee table book discussing Italian design. By Nina Börnsen-Holtmann, published in 1994. First edition, 175 pages.
"The discreet but irresistible charm of Italian design has attracted devoted fans all over the world. Radios, televisions, lamps tables, door handles, kettles and typewriters manufactured in Italy have long been coveted cult objects and collectors' items. Why did the Italian peninsula - and especially Milan - Became a Mecca of international design after the Second World War? This book examines this question and presents a chronological revue of the most beautiful lina italiana products from all areas of daily life."