Landmarks of Chair Design is an all-new survey of highly original and important seating designs by the renowned authorities on the subject Charlotte and Peter Fiell. Showcasing over 1000 chairs by the some of world"s greatest designers, from Alvar Aalto to Marco Zanuso, this comprehensive work traces the fascinating history of the modern chair and explains why it has become such an important cultural phenomenon.
Landmarks of Chair Design illustrates sumptuously the astonishing variety of innovative forms and materials applications in avant-garde seating design from 1800 to present day. Each entry is accompanied by a concise explanatory text, while the introductory essay outlines the main styles and developments that have occurred in seating design over the last two hundred years.
Text in English, German & French.
Charlotte and Peter Fiell are leading authorities on 20th and 21st century design and have written and edited over 30 internationally bestselling books on the subject. They have just founded their own design-led publishing company, FIELL, to publish their own books as well as other titles by other specialist authors.
Landmarks of Chair Design is absolutely essential reading for all design-conscious consumers, collectors, dealers, designers and students
1000 colour illustrations