If you’re as crazy about chairs as we are, you’re going to absolutely LOVE this book! All the stunning 20th century chairs displayed in their pure form, one after the other, each page is devoted to each chair. From curves of the backrest, twists in the legs, angles of the seat and styles and colours for each era, these chairs have been subjected to the the wildest dreams of the designers. This magnificent collection covers styles from Art Nouveau to International Style, from Pop Art to Postmodernism! From Thonet’s bentwood chairs and Hoffmann’s sitting-machines, Marcel Breuer’s Wassily chair and Ron Arad’s avant-garde armchairs. It’s a special treat to accompany your coffee table… or for anyone who loves and appreciates the transformation of the chair!
Charlotte & Peter Fiell have written numerous TASCHEN books, including 1000 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 TASCHEN’s Decorative Art series and the 12-volume domus 1928–1999.
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