joe colombo   inventing the future

joe colombo is one of italy’s most influential product designers. after experiences in various art fields, from informal painting to furnishings, since 1963 he devoted himself to industrial design and to a mass-production. by experimenting new materials and advanced technologies – at a time when consumers were tantalised by the space race, the pop art movement – he created ‘machines for living’, entire living cells, habitats of the future.