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Synopsis:

Chairs displayed on their own as pure form.  An overview of the 20th century

 

More than any other piece of furniture, the chair has been subjected to the wildest dreams of the designers. The particular curve of a backrest, or the twist of a leg, the angle of a seat or the color of the entire artifact all reflect the stylistic consciousness of each era.

From Gerrit Rietveld and Alvar Aalto to Verner Panton to Eva Zeisel, from Art Nouveau to International Style, from Pop Art to Postmodernism, the phenomenon of the chair is so complex that it requires a reference work as comprehensive as this to do it full justice. They are all here: Thonets bentwood chairs and Hoffmanns sitting-machines, Marcel Breuers Wassily chair and Ron Arads avant-garde armchairs.

The book devotes one page to each chair, displayed on its own as pure form, with biographical and historical information about the chairs and their designers. A special treat for anyone who loves design and a must for collectors!

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Charlotte and Peter Fiell have written numerous TASCHEN books, including1000 Chairs, Design of the 20th Century, Industrial Design A-Z,Scandinavian Design, Designing the 21st Century, Graphic Design for the 21st Century, 1000 Lights and Contemporary Graphic Design. They also edited TASCHENs Decorative Art series and the 12-volume domus 1928-1999.

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ISBN:
9783836546744
Author:
Fiell, Charlotte
Publisher:
Taschen
Author:
Fiell, Charlotte and Peter
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Peter
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Fiell, Charlotte & Peter
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Fiell, Peter
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20131031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
7.7 x 5.5 in 3 lb

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Chairs displayed on their own as pure form.  An overview of the 20th century

 

More than any other piece of furniture, the chair has been subjected to the wildest dreams of the designers. The particular curve of a backrest, or the twist of a leg, the angle of a seat or the color of the entire artifact all reflect the stylistic consciousness of each era.

From Gerrit Rietveld and Alvar Aalto to Verner Panton to Eva Zeisel, from Art Nouveau to International Style, from Pop Art to Postmodernism, the phenomenon of the chair is so complex that it requires a reference work as comprehensive as this to do it full justice. They are all here: Thonets bentwood chairs and Hoffmanns sitting-machines, Marcel Breuers Wassily chair and Ron Arads avant-garde armchairs.

The book devotes one page to each chair, displayed on its own as pure form, with biographical and historical information about the chairs and their designers. A special treat for anyone who loves design and a must for collectors!

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