The »Atlas of Furniture Design« is a new comprehensive overview on the history of modern furniture design. The publication includes works by the most significant designers of the past 230 years and documents all important stages of design history.
Mateo Kries, director of the Vitra Design Museum and co-editor of the publication, explains: »The publication is set up to provide a new comprehensive outline for scholars of furniture design by considering the latest academic research, questioning extant knowledge, and giving top experts a platform to share their ideas. The book touches on a range of subjects spanning the beginnings of industrialization to digitalization, which is becoming increasingly influential in contemporary furniture design.«
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAtlas of Furniture Design
Subtitle of host publicationThe new encyclopedia on 230 years of furniture design
EditorsMateo Kries, Jochen Eisenbrand
Place of PublicationWeil am Rhein, Germany
PublisherVitra design museum
Pages756-7, 806, 811, 813, 928
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)978-3-931936-99-0
Publication statusPublished - 2019

    Research areas

  • furniture, design

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