Memphis Group Clock 1986: George Sowden, designer & architect, moved to Milano in 1970 where he started working with Ettore Sottsass and Olivetti. In 1981, He was one of the co-founders of the Memphis Group, the design movement that had a significant impact on design aesthetics in the eighties.
The Bauhaus was a group that began the modern design movement that now dominates our current market. Originally the movements main philosophy was the democratization of design. It experimented with the new made materials and function over form was deemed more moral.