Massimo and Lella Vignelli keep design simple, elegant and timeless

Design legends Massimo and Lella Vignelli talk about some of their famous designs of the past 50 years.

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Two of the world’s best-known and highly respected designers, Massimo and Lella Vignelli talk about their design practice and explain their preference for keeping design simple, elegant and timeless.

The husband and wife duo make up Vignelli Associates, and Vignelli Center for Design Studies. They show some of their most interesting designs of the past 50 years, from watches, pots, furniture and jewellery to theatre chairs.

Playing with various materials to make a design work is part of the creative process.