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Ettore Sottsass production Poltronova, 1970

Luminous mirror with opal plastic frame, pink neon lights

195 h / 100 w / 13 d cm

Original piece in all its part, produced in 1976

The Ultrafragola luminous mirror has a very sinuous opal plastic frame, with neon lights, reminiscent of wavy female hair. It belongs to the Gray Furniture series, designed by Ettore Sottsass for Poltronova and presented at the third edition of Eurodomus in 1970


Facendo mobili con Poltronova, Pier Carlo Santini, Artigraf Edizioni Firenze, 1977, p. 99     
Ettore Sottsass / Mobili e qualche arredamento, Guia Sambonet, Mondadori Milano, 1985, p. 66.    
Sottsass / Poltronova 1958-1974 , Ivan Mietton , Skira , pg. 213     
'Proposte', Domus, no. 488, July 1970     
Ettore Sottsass: A Critical Biography, Barbara Radice, London, 1993, p. 135     
Light: Lamp 1968-1973: The New Italian Design, Fulvio and Napoleone Ferrari, Turin, 2002, figs. 147-48