6. Fontana’s first Ambiente spaziale appeared on a magazine cover in 1949

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Ambiente spaziale a luce nera sparked particular interest in architectural circles, due to its immersive nature and the relationship it creates with space and the individual. That’s why Domus, a periodical founded by architect and designer Gio Ponti in 1928, decided to put this work on its cover.

Domus 336, cover, 1949, Courtesy Editoriale Domus S.p.A.