Alessandro Mendini
1. Alessandro Mendini (1931) is an Italian designer and architect. He played an important part in the development of Italian design.

The above piece of work is by Alessandro Mendini’s, the Destruction of the Monumento da Casa (Household Monument), (1974). It's an enlarged photograph of his ritualistic burning of a Modernist chair. Therefore, literally destroying the past (modernism), bringing the postmodernism to life.