Salone del Mobile 2015

Solari Design: Cifra3, the iconic clock, is back

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Solari Design: Cifra3, the iconic clock, is back it has been modified: 2016-06-06 di drafting Design

Designed by Gino Valle and characterized roller system palette created by Remigio Solari and patented in 1966, 3 Digit clock is recognized worldwide as a design icon of the '900,

much to be part of the permanent collection of the MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) in New York and the Science Musem of London and of the permanent collection of the Triennale Design Museum in Milan.

In 2000, the Metropolitan in New York gave an exhibition-tribute to the design of the '900 divided into periods of 25 years 3 Cifra was one of five pieces chosen to celebrate the Italian design between the 1950 and 1975. Operation Digit 3 is simple, perfect and unchanged since 1966: 4 10 palette of numbers that snap solid, crisp, precise, minute by minute to compose all hours of the day.

No one, in 50 years, managed to copy the mechanical perfection of the blades that are still assembled by hand in the factory in Udine, as the skilled tailors of the time. On the occasion of the Furniture expo, Encrypt 3 debuts in new unusual color: BLACK.

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