Design Icon: George Sowden
Read the story of George Sowden, extremely talented Milan based designer and one of the founding members of the iconic Memphis Group. Step into Memphis charm, through a harmony of saturated colors in daily objects, patterns and graphics on ceramic vases and carpets designed by George Sowden.
In his extensive career, George Sowden has received several awards including the prestigious ADI Compasso d'Oro and his works have been featured in “Designing the 21st century” published by Taschen. In 1990, The Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Bordeaux, France, held an exhibition of his work, “George J. Sowden Designing 1970-1990”.
George Sowden continues to develop products for various companies. Some of his statement furniture and décor pieces for Post Design, Bitossi Ceramics, Memphis display a new rendition of classic products that surely strike out of the mundane. He says that his designs facilitate one’s personal freedom to decide the final effect of the patterns used.
Pattern adds emotional interest and identity to interiors