The book that brings together 30 years of beauty.
In 1992, a group of artists unleashed their creativity on the surface of the espresso cup designed for illy by Matteo Thun. This was the birth of the first illy Art Collection, which transformed an everyday object into a blank canvas on which 125 internationally famous artists have made their mark over the years, from established masters to young talents. 30 years later, stars of contemporary art continue to find inspiration in its white porcelain surface: together, we have created a unique collection of miniature works of art in the form of the iconic illy espresso cup.
Discover 30 Years of Beauty
30 Years of Beauty For art and book lovers, this unique volume traces the history of the illy Art Collection: a unique collection of everyday objects turned into works of art, which since 1992 has brought together designer cups signed by over 120 internationally renowned artists. The illy Art Collection - 30 Years of Beauty (published by Silvana Editoriale) is the book, with copy in Italian and English, which documents every collection one by one, through commentary, explanations, trivia, and a rich array of images.
NORTH & SOUTH AMERICA
REST OF THE WORLD
We would like to remind you that by selecting a country, the price list, the catalogue and the shipping conditions may vary. The orders placed on www.illy.com/en-gb/home will be delivered only within the UK. Please use this menu to choose the country site where you would like to receive your order.