He exploited the very skilled Italian craftsmanship. This also meant an elegant design based on a minimalist aesthetic. In 1928 Albini designed the now-iconic "Albini Desk", combining steel, glass and wood with a striking minimalistic balance, and introduced by Knoll in 1949.
In 1950 he designed the famous and fashionable "Margherita" and "Gala" chairs, made of woven cane. In 1952 he created the "Fiorenza" armchair for Arflex; in 1955 the "Luisa" chair; in 1956 the "Rocking chaise" for Poggi. In the 1960s he worked on industrial design as well as important architectural projects. In 1961 he designed the Rome Rinascente building. Three years later he designed with Franca Helg and Bob Noorda the Milan Metro Line 1 subway stations, and from 1969 also Milan Metro Line 2 subway stations.
In 1964 the television set he created for Brionvega was displayed at the Milan Triennial XIII. In the same year, he created various lamps for Arteluce. Albini obtained three Compasso d'Oro awards, the most prestigious Italian design prize. The item "1951 Vintage Mid Century Franco Albini Hand Woven Rattan Ottoman Large" is in sale since Wednesday, March 18, 2020.
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