Dolph Gotelli - Wonder and Delight

Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 1:00pm

Wonder and Delight documents 50 years of Dolph Gotelli's installations of antique dolls, toys, and holiday decorations in museums, private homes, historic houses, and retail environments.

As a curator and exhibition designer, Gotelli has designed and installed major displays in retail settings such as Neiman Marcus, Dallas, and Macy's, San Francisco. Gotelli navigates a broad range of disciplines, developing his ideas through object-based installations. He serves as Professor Emeritus of Design at University of California, Davis and is the founder and Director Emeritus of the Design Museum. 


Wonder and Delight: A Dolph Gotelli Christmas Cover Image
ISBN: 9780985503635
Availability: Special Order
Published: Half Full Press - December 10th, 2013

Designer and collector Dolph Gotelli creates wondrous Christmas displays by combining his various collections into exquisite celebratory installations. Inspired by his international travel, a Neapolitan creche is flanked by a jeweled textile from Rajasthan, a Mexican angel is surrounded by Chinese paper garlands, and Christmas trees are adorned with German ornaments and Victorian ephemera.