Table-Mates Placemat - Matte Grass Green, Blue
Designer: Gaetano Pesce for Fish Design Collection
Dimensions: L 50cm x H 38.5cm
Color: Matte Grass Green, Blue
Place mat in hard resin designed by Gaetano Pesce in 1998 for Fish Design collection.
Gaetano Pesce was born in La Spezia, Italy, in 1939, Pesce studied Architecture at the University of Venice between 1958 to 1963 and was a participant in Gruppo N, an early collective concerned with programmed art patterned after the Bauhaus.
He taught architecture at the Institut d’Architecture et d’Etudes Urbaines in Strasbourg, France, for 28 years, at the Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh, at the Domus Academy in Milan, at the Polytechinc of Hong Kong, at the Architectural School of Sao Paulo and at the Cooper Union in New York City, where he has made his home since 1980, after living in Venice, London, Helsinki and Paris.
Pesce’s work is featured in over 30 permanent collections of the most important museums in the world, such as MoMa of New York and San Francisco, Metropolitan Museum in New York, Vitra Museum in Germany, Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Pompidou Center, Musee des Arts Décoratifs of Louvre in Paris and Musuem of Fine Arts, Houston; he exhibits art in galleries world wide.