‘Atlas of Furniture Design‘ is a comprehensive reference work on the history of modern furniture design. The book covers a range of topics from early industrialization to the digital age.
Edited by Mateo Kries, creative director of the Vitra Design Museum, the book is the product of more than 20 years of research, documenting 1740 objects by more than 540 designers and featuring more than 2800 images. Key designs are analyzed in around 550 texts, while in-depth essays on four historical eras describe the sociocultural and design-historical context of the objects. In addition, the book includes an appendix with designer biographies, infographics, bibliographies and glossaries of manufacturers and materials.
‘Atlas of Furniture Design’ is a source of information for collectors, academics and experts as well as a meticulously prepared book for design enthusiasts.
Vitra Design Museum, 2019