Join The–Dots

Tag yourself in this project

The project owner will need to approve that you worked on “How the Radical, Rebellious Valentine Typewriter Was Labeled a Mistake” before we add you as a collaborator.

How the Radical, Rebellious Valentine Typewriter Was Labeled a Mistake

Red. The color of lust, passion, and innovation. It’s also the color of one designer’s 1969 “mistake.”
20th century (Austrian-born) Italian architect and designer Ettore Sottsass is primarily remembered for his work with the international artist collective Memphis Group and his 1969 red Valentine typewriter. The latter embodied the zeitgeist of post-’68 counterculture in the age of mass production: It was a fashion statement, a pop object, the ultimate ‘work from home’ tool. It was radical, colorful, rebellious.
But it was also considered a failure by its creator.

Project Team

Michaela Pointon

  • Message

Join our Pro Plan to message Michaela

You can only message people who are following you. If you’d like to message this person, simply join our Recruiter Pro Plan.

FollowUnfollow
  • Illustrator / designer
  •  

Joe Brooks

  • Message

Join our Pro Plan to message Joe

You can only message people who are following you. If you’d like to message this person, simply join our Recruiter Pro Plan.

FollowUnfollow
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  •  

Project Tags

  • illustration, animation, writing, creative content

Share your new project