INTERIORS, FURNITURE, AND PRODUCT DESIGN

PUBLISHER
Walther König, Köln

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Paperback, 9 x 10 in. / 192 pgs / 126 color / 124 bw.

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Pub Date
Out of print

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Catalog: FALL 2000

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9783883754055 SDNR30
List Price: $40.00 CDN $50.00

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Flying Furniture

Artwork by El Lissitzky, Peter Smithson. Contributions by Stefan Wewerka, Axel Bruchauser, Mies van der Rohe. Text by Alison Smithson.

The artist and architect Peter Smithson is one of the best-informed and insightful critics of Modernist and Postmodernist architecture. In Flying Furniture he sheds light on the construction of furniture, particularly mobile furniture, which has rendered obsolete the distinction between 'movables' and 'immovables.' The works featured here extend from Bauhaus up to the present day, representing such essential designers as Alison and Peter Smithson, Stefan Wewerka, El Lissitzky, Jean Prouvé, Marcel Breuer, Walter Gropius, Mies van der Rohe and Gerrit Rietveld. The book itself testifies to the possibilities and dynamism of the field of design with its unique shape, its playful layout and the witty remarks and quotations throughout.
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