The architect Ettore Sottsass died at the age of 90. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Created furniture, typewriters, jewelry, and lighting fixtures in the 20th century; helped design the first Italian mainframe computer, the Elea 9003, which won the 1959 Compasso d’Oro; known for his work as a design consultant for Olivetti.
He was raised in Milan, where his father worked as an architect.
Ettore Sottsass has died on december 31st, 2007 at his home in milan of heart failure after suffering from flu.