Gruppo Cimbali

By Decio G.R. Carugati
December 2012
Mondadori Electa
Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9788837086442
186 pages, Illustrated
$120.00 Hardcover

A volume "collection" which traces the history through drawings, texts and old photographs of a company and a brand that has become synonymous worldwide espresso machine. In 1912, at the Carrobbio Via Camminadella number six, a side street in the historic center of Milan, was inaugurated a new workshop: "Giuseppe Cimbali - Ramiere plumber". Thirty square meters and two workers, the owner could not have imagined then the evolution and the success of his project. Symbol of Made in Italy, the sixties La Cimbali is also renewed entrusting the project in the form of new models for architects Castiglioni. From their project is so 'Pythagoras', the series that in 1962 he won the prestigious Compasso d'Oro for the first time the jury, among them the name of Pinin Farina, rewards the design of a coffee machine.



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