Published by Taschen, Gio Ponti provides an in-depth view of the career of the legendary Italian architect and designer. Consisting of 572 pages and weighing over 7 kilos, the XL book is a true gem, which weaves together Gio Ponti’s (1891–1979) visions, art, classic designs as well as lesser-known works. It is the most comprehensive account of Ponti’s work published so far, serving as an excellent guide to Ponti’s long career, while providing a wealth of new information for those already familiar with his work. The editors include Gio Ponti experts from the fields of architecture and design history.
Experience the boundless vision of one of the greatest architects, designers, and art directors of the 20th century. Shaped in close collaboration with the Gio Ponti Archives and its founder Salvatore Licitra, Gio Ponti is an immersive book scaled to his kaleidoscopic universe, featuring texts by Lisa Licitra Ponti and an extensive biographical essay by Stefano Casciani. An unprecedented tribute to Ponti’s achievements as ingenious publisher as well as timeless creator, the images and texts of this compelling XL rendition draw its reader closer to his work than ever before.