Mettsass Relaunch

Ettore Sottsass' iconic design is resurrected after 40 years

To celebrate their 40th anniversary, Barcelona Design has just relaunched “Mettsass”, a table design by Ettore Sottsass from 1972. The original table marks both BD’s inaugural year as well as Sottsass’s first design for the company, which would be followed by the “Manhattan” ashtray and “Shiva” vase. Going on to found the Memphis Group, Sottsass’s early work bears the hallmark bright monochrome and rigid minimalism …