Olivetti Praxis 48  
Written by Accutron on 2017-02-20  

Introduced in 1964, the Olivetti Praxis 48 is fairly standard electric typewriter with impressive aesthetics. The Praxis 48 was designed by Italian architect Ettore Sottsass, whose "floating" keyboard concept was inspired by the 1959 Royal Electric typewriter and the Teletype Model 28. Sottsass is best known for the Olivetti Valentine, a oddly designed portable typewriter cast in red plastic.

Olivetti Praxis 48 Owner's Manual (PDF)

Olivetti Praxis 48 electric typewriter.

Praxis 48, floating keyboard with unusual double-shot elevated keys.

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