- Gio Ponti, Italian, 1891-1979
- Born: Milan, Italy
- Work Locations: Milan, Italy
- Giordano Chiesa
Walnut, marble, copper, and plastic
Gift of the James Plaut Family Collection, 1994.1151
Mr. and Mrs. James S. Plaut, friends of Gio Ponti, commissioned this custom desk design around 1953. The desk has lighting integrated into the underside of the upper portion. The desk is representative of Ponti's furniture designs from the 1950s.
- “Light” — Denver Art Museum, 5/19/2019 – 5/1/2020