Ylem | Dorotheum

Dorotheum-Ylem

Estimated value: 600-800 EUR

Auction:
Design

Sales date: 2002-11-12

Location:
Vienna, Austria

Lot number: 292

Design

Luigi Colani
Launched in 1968
Manufacturer Bertelsmann Sachbuchverlag

Architonic id

4102168

Ylem, Luigi Colani, 1968, Edizione Internazionale Colani, Bertelsmann Sachbuchverlag, red ABS plastic case containing 100 loose sheets.
Colani's visual manifestation of 1968 comprises the catalogue of his own designs, but also sheets showing futuristic automobile design, space ships, and feminine shapes. The term “Ylem” goes back to Aristotle and refers to the original substance out of which everything is born.