The collection of the Vitra Design Museum comprises more than 7000 pieces of furniture and is one of the most significant of its kind. '100 Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum' is the first comprehensive book on this unique collection and has become a reference work on modern design in general. All 100 objects are featured on a double page with a detailed text and reference images. They are grouped according to several topics that exemplify the main influences on furniture design, such as technology, construction, reduction, organic design, decoration and ideology. The featured examples include chairs and armchairs, chaise longues and stools, tables and desks, living landscapes and shelves. An introductory essay by Christopher Wilk, curator of modern furniture at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, a comprehensive bibliography and biographies of the designers are further parts of this book. '100 Masterpieces' is an indispensable part of any well-equipped design library – and inspiring reading on the on the diversity and fascination of modern furniture design!

Editors: Alexander von Vegesack, Mathias Schwartz-Clauss, Peter Dunas

Paperback, 270 pages, 350 mainly coloured illustrations

Code: 20010001
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