Go inside the worlds of art, fashion, design, and lifestyle.
Spanning the entire length of the Ponti’s career from 1921—1978, the exhibition highlights over 400 pieces of his work, both large and small, from various fields and media including architecture, industrial design, furniture, the creation of journals, lighting, glassware, ceramics, and metalwork. Complete with photographs, sketches, plans, and more, the show features a chronological display (conceived by Wilmotte & Associés in collaboration with graphic designer Italo Lupi) that transports spectators through the six decades of the archi-designer’s career, providing a wider look into his life and practices.
It begins with images of Taranto Cathedral, unfolding into three sections focused on architecture, furniture, and objects. In the main hall, details on Ponti’s major commissions, lighting and textiles, furniture, and architectural projects are on display. And finally, each decade of Ponti’s career has been divided to illustrate the creations of l’Ange volant in the Parisian era, Milan’s Montecatini building, the palazzo Bo-Padua University, Ponti’s own home in Milan, and the interior of Sorrento’s Parco dei Principi hotel, alongside the Villa Planchart in Carcaras.