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1000 Chairs

1000 Chairs

Price: 530.000 đ

Specifications

ISBN: 9783836546744
ISBN: 9783836546744
Authors: Charlotte & Peter Fiell
Publisher: Taschen
Price (VNĐ): 530000
Pages: 624
Size: 14x19.5cm

About the book

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: Thonet’s bentwood chairs and Hoffmann’s sitting-machines, Marcel Breuer’s Wassily chair and Ron Arad’s 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!

About the author(s)

The editor:
Charlotte & Peter Fiell have written numerous TASCHEN books, including 1000 ChairsDesign of the 20th CenturyIndustrial Design A–ZScandinavian Design,Designing the 21st CenturyGraphic Design for the 21st Century1000 Lights andContemporary Graphic Design. They also edited TASCHEN’s Decorative Art series and the 12-volume domus 1928–1999.
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