Vittorio Marchis, teacher of History of Technology and History of material culture, is the author of a book that will be published next Nov 2nd, called “Centocinquanta (anni di) invenzioni italiane” (150 (years of) Italian inventions), a selection of 150 patents by italian inventors from 1851 to today.
A strict selection of just one patent each year, the book doesn’t just revolve around famous inventions / inventors, but choses to present also less known propositions by simple workers, soldiers, sport players, etc…
Check also the interesting Marchis’s autopsies of machines“.
Did you known that the iconic DeLorean DMC-12 featured on Back from the future, was an original design by Italian Giorgietto Giugiaro?
Here some drawings from the original article on Post.it:
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