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Richard Sapper (30 May 1932 – 31 December 2015) was a German industrial designer who was based in Milan, Italy for much of his career. He is considered one of the most influential designers of his generation. His products typically feature a combination of technical innovation, simplicity of form, and an element of wit and surprise. He received numerous international design awards, including 11 Compasso d'Oro awards and the Raymond Loewy Foundation's Lucky Strike Designer Award. Examples of his work are held in many museums around the world, including the Victoria and Albert (V&A) and Design Museum in London, the Pompidou Center in Paris, the ADI Design Museum in Milan, and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, which counts over 17 of Sapper's designs in its collection.
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The influential industrial designer worked on a wide variety of products including kitchen appliances, electronics, furniture, and cars. He received many international design awards: the Raymond Loewy Foundation's Lucky Strike award and ten Compasso d’Oro awards. His products became part of the permanent collections of many museums, notably MoMA in New York and London's Victoria & Albert Museum.
Artist, Designer, Furniture Designer, Industrial Designer
Richard Sapper, Richard Frank Sapper
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