The Atlas of Furniture Design
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The Vitra Design Museum’s "Atlas of Furniture Design" is a new and essential work on the history of modern furniture design. The monumental book examines themes ranging from the early days of industrialization to innovations of the digital era, which play an increasingly important role in furniture design today.
Based on more than twenty years of research and with more than 1,000 pages, the »Atlas« represents the most comprehensive book to ever shed light on this subject. It documents 1,740 objects by over 540 designers and contains more than 2,800 illustrations. The »Atlas« features over 550 detailed texts about key objects as well as in-depth essays that provide sociocultural and design-historical context to four historical epochs and the works themselves. Furthermore, the book includes a comprehensive annex with designer biographies, information graphics, and bibliographies, as well as a manufacturer and materials glossary.
These features make this publication an encyclopedic reference guide and indispensable resource for collectors, scholars, and experts, and without a doubt a book to be treasured by design lovers all over the world.