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2017/13/1 Television, with flight case, manual, remote, documents and original box, Brionvega Cuboglass, metal / glass / plastic / electronic components / cardboard, designed by Design Centre Brionvega in collaboration with Mario Bellini, made by Brionvega Spa, Lissone, Italy / various makers, vario. Click to enlarge.

Brionvega Cubo television by Mario Bellini and Design Centre Brionvega

Made
Bellini's designs for Brionvega include television and stereo equipment from the late 1960s through to the early 2000s. The Brionvega Cubo television was a collaboration between the Design Centre Brionvega and Mario Bellini based on a re-work of the ST 201 from 1969 (the ST 201 was a Zanuso/Sapper design made with semi-transparent black acrylic, metal).

Brionvega was one of many Italian manufacturers of domestic consumer goods that encouraged flamboyance in product design, without deviating …

Summary

Object No.

2017/13/1

Object Statement

Television, with flight case, manual, remote, documents and original box, Brionvega Cuboglass, metal / glass / plastic / electronic components / cardboard, designed by Design Centre Brionvega in collaboration with Mario Bellini, made by Brionvega Spa, Lissone, Italy / various makers, various locations, 1992

Physical Description

A cathode ray tube type television encased in a glass cube. The television has a fitted aluminium flight case, original manual, remote control and original box. The flight case has a black foam and rubber interior and two handles and four opening latches. The remote is a grey rounded rectangle with push buttons, some of which are coloured. There is a black cable with yellow, white and red plugs at each end.. The manual is titled 'Brionvega' and is stapled, black and white, with 96 pages and instructions in different languages. There is an addendum to the manual for the remote control and a warranty, Brionvega pamphlet, handwritten note and document wallet. The box is the original packaging.

Dimensions

Height

340 mm

Width

385 mm

Depth

385 mm

Weight

19 kg

Production

Possibly made

Notes

The television was designed by Mario Bellini and manufactured by Brionvega Spa, Lissone, Italy, in 1992.

History

Notes

The Brionvega Cubo television was designed by Mario Bellini based on a re-work of the ST 201 from 1969 (the ST 201 was a Zanuso/Sapper design made with semi-transparent black acrylic, metal).

Source

Credit Line

Purchased with funds from the MAAS Foundation, 2017

Acquisition Date

21 March 2017

Cite this Object

Harvard

Brionvega Cubo television by Mario Bellini and Design Centre Brionvega 2023, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 9 February 2023, <https://ma.as/548774>

Wikipedia

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