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The Atlas of Furniture Design

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And we kept going back to the fundamental question of any collection: what is really important, what has staying power?

The editors working on it had direct access to the physical objects and had them re-photographed for the collection. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. In addition to this the book also includes an extensive appendix of designer biographies, bibliographies and glossaries of manufacturers. In 2019, the Vitra Design Museum will publish the Atlas of Furniture Design, the definitive, encyclopedic overview of the history of modern furniture design. The Atlas of Furniture Design is a treasure trove that offers not only definitive information about beloved staples of design history, but also new, fresh and often unexpected perspectives, all presented in a generous format that captures the breadth and depth of this important subject.

In 2019, the Vitra Design Museum will publish the Atlas of Furniture Design , the definitive, encyclopedic overview of the history of modern furniture design. Texts by Mateo Kries, Henrike Buscher, Jochen Eisenbrand, Fulvio Ferrari, Otakar Macel, Jane Pavitt, Ingeborg de Roode, Arthur Ruegg, Deyan Sudjic, Wolf Tegethoff, Carsten Thau and Kjeld Vindum, Gerald W. It features more than 2,800 illustrations, from object photographs to design sketches and interiors as well as patents, brochures, art, architecture, and portraits of the designers. Atlas of Furniture Design, published by the Vitra Design Museum, provides an in-depth exploration in the history of modern furniture design.

The basis for the Atlas of Furniture Design is the furniture collection held by the Vitra Design Museum, one of the largest of its kind in the world, with more than 7,000 works. The richly illustrated book contains hundreds of detailed descriptions of key pieces as well as essays that provide a socio-cultural and historical context for four different epochs as well as the works themselves.

Nothing cheap here, that’s for sure, but this is perfect for special treats, and there’s IKEA for the rest! The Atlas of Furniture Design is a valuable resource for collectors and scholars alike, with its handsome appearance also ensuring that it will appeal to design enthusiasts in general.

The first step was to illustrate the major trends in furniture design from the early nineteenth century to the present. Furthermore, the book includes a comprehensive annex with designer biographies, information graphics, and bibliographies, as well as a manufacturer and materials glossary. The book touches on a range of subjects spanning the beginnings of industrialization to digitalization, which is becoming increasingly influential in contemporary furniture design. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others.Furthermore, the book contains a complete appendix that includes designer biographies, bibliographies, a glossary of producers and materials, as well as a keyword index. Texts by Mateo Kries, Henrike Büscher, Jochen Eisenbrand, Fulvio Ferrari, Otakar Máčel, Jane Pavitt, Ingeborg de Roode, Arthur Rüegg, Deyan Sudjic, Wolf Tegethoff, Carsten Thau and Kjeld Vindum, Gerald W. Mateo Kries, director of the Vitra Design Museum and co-editor of the publication, explains: »The Atlas paints a portrait of our entire collection while simultaneously providing an unprecedented overview of the history of modern furniture. The collection comprises pieces by the most significant designers and manufacturers of the past 200 years.

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