above > the 19½-foot-tall living room, with a wood-burning fireplace and a towering leaded glass window, served as massimo’s home office.
massimo would say he needed a clean uncluttered desk and office before he could start thinking about a project.
there were already too many visuals in his mind’s eye and the uncluttered home space mirrors that aesthetic. both were designers and lella was an architect. they designed most of their home furnishings.
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> 130 east 67 street was designed by charles a. platt in the italian renaissance style in 1907, and converted to a cooperative in 1959. it is a highly sought after, full service, white-glove cooperative building located in the heart of the upper east side.
> 6e was bought in 1978 for $250,000 / listed at $6.5M usd
> details of their home are captured beautifully in the documentary design is one: the vignelli’s
> listed at sotheby’s / photos courtesy of sotheby’s