Direct from notebooks kept in Sottsass's personal archives, here is a rare look at a master's design process: 700 Sottsass drawings spanning a rich career in design and architecture from 1936 to the present. The colorful collection includes sketches of buildings, as well as Sottsass' trademark furniture, ceramics, glass, and jewelry . Many of these drawings have never been published. including more personal jottings and drawings not directly linked to design or architecture. Taken together they show the enormous span of his creative activity.