GIUDICI, Giovanni. Olivetti Formes et Recherche
(Milan): Bertieri for Société Olivetti, 1969. Slim quarto. Unpaginated. A beautifully produced catalogue for the eponymous exposition in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris from 19th of November 1969 to the 1st of January 1970. Comprises five loose-leaf sections laid into folded card covers that detail four architectural projects for Olivetti by Kahn, Tange, Eiermann, Le Corbusier. Also includes contributions from the many artists who worked with the Italian typewriter manufacturer, including Sottsass, Topor, Alechinsky, Ballmer, and others. Designed by by Franco Bassi the publication is inspired by pop art and Lettrism. This is a very good copy housed in plain card slipcase that is split and torn along some edges. Laid-in is an invitation to the opening gala. Rare, OCLC locates just two copies in the U.S.
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