Archinect - News 2016-10-26T23:23:49-04:00 Ettore Sottsass works in David Bowie's Memphis collection head to auction Julia Ingalls 2016-10-13T13:22:00-04:00 >2016-10-16T22:55:32-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>On November 11th in London, Sotheby's will be auctioning off the late great David Bowie's Memphis, Milano collection, which includes works by architect and designer Ettore Sottsass, Aldo Cibic, and&nbsp;Michele De Lucchi, among others. The works embody the <a href="http://The%20'80s%20strike%20back:%20Memphis%20and%20the%20rebirth%20of%20postmodernism" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Memphis movement</a>'s 1980s philosophy of 'New Design' which basically serves as the thesis for postmodernism, or as the movement's website puts it, "a new expressivity in the form of new shapes, materials and patterns."&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>For more on the intersection between music and design:</p><ul><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David Adjaye is releasing a vinyl record with his brother</a></li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Daniel Libeskind turns 70; designs Musical Labyrinth for Frankfurt Opera</a></li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Prince's Minneapolis estate to become a museum</a></li></ul> David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust image to dominate Prahran apartments Archinect 2011-09-06T14:10:34-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A giant image of Ziggy will dominate four levels of the $10 million Tatu building planned for Macquarie St. It will appear on a perforated metal screen and Bowie's eyes and lips will move when apartment residents adjust screens on their balconies.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>