Articles tagged Obituary

Piero Ambrogio Busnelli died on 25 January 2014 at the age of 87.

Piero Ambrogio Busnelli Dies at 87

When anyone thinks of modern Italian furniture, the first name that springs to mind is B&B Italia founder Piero Ambrogio Busnelli. The industry pioneer, who died last Saturday, spent most of the …

James Irvine, originally from the UK, died in Milan earlier this week.

James Irvine Dies at 54

The British product and furniture designer James Irvine, who lived since the mid-1980s in Italy, died in Milan early Monday morning. He was 54 years old.

Andrée Putman died at 87 in Paris on 19 January 2013. Photo by Pierre et Gilles.

Andrée Putman Dies at 87

To those who think the best success comes early and simply, let the life and work of the legendary Andrée Putman be a weighty antidote.