A Venice Penthouse Showcases Matchless Views and a Legendary Designer’s Evolution

Italian designer Aldo Cibic draws inspiration for a Venice apartment from the city’s history as a colorful east-west crossroads.

Nearly 40 years ago, designer Aldo Cibic helped make history. Along with other founding members of the Memphis Group, a collaborative of Italian designers led by Ettore Sottsass that introduced postmodern flair to a range of furnishings and housewares, Cibic showed that the whimsy, color, and reconceptual nature of Pop art could be extended to interiors.

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