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[...] EXAMPLES OF CLASSIC PIECES OF ITALIAN FURNITURE

INCLUDE ZANUSSI'S RIGOROUS, CREATIVE AND STREAMLINED

WASHING MACHINES AND FRIDGES, THE "NEW TONE" SOFAS BY ATRIUM,

AND MOST FAMOUSLY THE INNOVATIVE POST-MODERN BOOKCASE, MADE

BY ETTORE SOTTSASS FOR THE MEMPHIS GROUP IN 1981, INSPIRED

BY BOB DYLAN'S SONG "STUCK INSIDE OF MOBILE WITH THE MEMPHIS

BLUES AGAIN". THE BOOKCASE BECAME A HUGE CULTURAL ICON AND DESIGN

EVENT OF THE 1980S.