Furniture in films: The Quadrifoglio/4 leaf clover (1974) and Pipistrello/bat (1965) lamps (Gae Aulenti)

Designer: Gae Aulenti (for Harvey Guzzini) I can’t think of an object that captures the spirit of the 70’s better than the Quadrifoglio lamp. Recently, I kept catching sight of it in various places. I may have seen it when I was a child while visiting relatives in Italy but one thing is certain, the […]

Manon 70 (1968) Part IV

Manon has met another sugar daddy who knows nothing about the existence of her boyfriend and sends her to La Côte d’Azur for a vacation. But hey Manon takes her boyfriend with her and lazies around on a speedboat. Reminds me of that trend called ‘Boyfriend’, Manon has borrowed one of those big thick wooly […]

Manon 70 (1968) Part III

At Ungaro Manon arrives at Ungaro to collect a made-to-order outfit. Her white coat screams contradictions, tiny collar, huge patched pockets, A-line and slightly too short sleeves. The new suit, candy pink, jacket and matching skirt The orange hole dress worn while dancing in a club. I love that picture! Finally Manon sails off Paris […]