Italian architect Ettore Sottsass designed the wavy-edged, six-foot-tall, neon-lighted Ultrafragola mirror (a take on traditional mirrors made of gilded wood) in 1970; it debuted at the Eurodomus 3 in Milan later that year. The piece, which is still produced in Florence from its original mold, has become emblematic of the 1980s Memphis design movement, which in recent years has had a major resurgence. Keith Johnson, the president and director of Urban Architecture (the first authorized Memphis furniture distributor in the U.S.), says he believes Sottsass designed the Ultrafragola as an homage to women and femininity. “Ultrafragola translates to ‘ultimate strawberry’ in Italian,” he says. “And if you mention a woman’s ‘strawberry’ in Italy, everyone knows what you’re talking about.”
Pairs best with: pre-game selfies, dirty martinis, night shades.
Material: Vacuum-Formed White Opaline Acrylic
Color: Multi-Color, Pink, Coral, Opal
LED: 2835 RGB
Power: Remote control, Bluetooth
Shipping Time: 3-4 weeks
Bonus Features: The multi-color mirror is can be set to any color of your choosing via the LED Lamp App. Through Bluetooth, the coloring of the mirror can also sync with music played through your phone!
Note: This is a reiteration of Ettore Sottsass' original design, not an original piece
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