The Italian post war design was adventuresome and innovative. One example therefore is the Ezio Pirali designed table fan, re-edited by Phi now.
Ezio Pirali wasn’t only responsible for the design fo the fan, since he was a trained electro-engineer, so that he also worked the technical part of the ventilator. The table fan has only one setting. The intensity of the air beam varies alone and far from the propeller. The air beam reaches to maximal 4 metres.
The retro design of the fan convinces with functional simplicity and masculine elegance. An electric motor with propeller is kept in a simple metal cage.
The elegant combination of technique and innovative shape was already honoured with the Compasso d’Oro – one of the most important Italian design awards - only one year after Ezio Pirali designed it in 1953. The Pirali fan is exposed in important art collections of the world like the Centre Pompidou, the Museum of Modern Art or the Pinakothek of Modern Art being a master example of Italian post-war design.
Phi takes the Pirali fan out of antiquity shops and auction houses. Get a piece of Italian design with the Phi 2 Pirali fan.