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Vitra Design Museum

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Clth, 6 x 8 in. / 48 pgs / illustrated throughout.

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Catalog: SPRING 2016 p. 26   

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ISBN 9783945852095 TRADE
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VITRA DESIGN MUSEUM

The Lucky, Plucky Chairs

By Rolf Fehlbaum and Maira Kalman.

Featured image is reproduced from <I>The Lucky, Plucky Chairs</I>.When a set of eight classic old No. 14 Thonet chairs are threatened with certain doom, their ingenuity saves the day. Together they discover a way to escape, and encounter a world of the most wonderful and imaginative chairs from around the globe. The Thonets discover, too, that they have a talent for the stage. This charming tale by Rolf Fehlbaum, with delightful illustrations by Maira Kalman, is accompanied by a brief and informative glossary of 22 of the most innovative chairs created in 150 years. Rolf Fehlbaum (born 1941), a critical figure of design entrepreneurship, led the Swiss furniture company Vitra from 1977 to 2013. In the early 1980s he began to assemble a collection of modern furniture, which led to the foundation in 1989 of the Vitra Design Museum. Maira Kalman (born 1949) is an author and illustrator of numerous books for adults and children, including Fireboat: the Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey. She lives in New York City, where she is represented by the Julie Saul Gallery.

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Maira Kalman & Rolf Fehlbaum to Launch 'The Lucky, Plucky Chairs' at McNally Jackson

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Saturday, April 2 at 7PM, Vitra Design Museum, McNally Jackson Books and ARTBOOK | D.A.P. invite you to celebrate the publication of The Lucky, Plucky Chairs with a conversation between author and Vitra Design Museum founder Rolf Fehlbaum and celebrated artist and author Maira Kalman. Book signing to follow!
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The Fifa 100

THE FIFA 100

Text by Kofi Allen.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781903973523
USD $55.00
| CAN $82.5

Pub Date: 6/1/2001
Out of print | Not available


Want: 100 Postcards from the Collection of John Kasmin

WANT: 100 POSTCARDS FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN KASMIN

Text by John Kasmin.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781907533464
USD $16.95
| CAN $24

Pub Date: 11/12/2013
Out of stock indefinitely | Not available


Futebol

FUTEBOL

Photographs by Leonardo Finotti.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784310
USD $29.00
| CAN $39.5

Pub Date: 7/25/2014
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Encyclopedia of Flowers

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FLOWERS

Edited by Kyoko Wada.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783139
USD $85.00
| CAN $105

Pub Date: 10/7/2012
Out of print | Not available


Synergetic Stew

SYNERGETIC STEW

Introduction by Jamie Snyder.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037786437
USD $25.00
| CAN $35

Pub Date: 8/25/2020
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Cooking with Antonio Guida

COOKING WITH ANTONIO GUIDA

Edited by Maddalena Fossati. Photographs by Giacomo Bretzel.

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836645589
USD $50.00
| CAN $70

Pub Date: 9/15/2020
Forthcoming


Offline Activities

OFFLINE ACTIVITIES

By Tamara Shopsin & Jason Fulford.

THE ICE PLANT

ISBN: 9780999265543
USD $14.95
| CAN $19.95 UK £ 12.99

Pub Date: 4/1/2020
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Vegan Art: A Book of Visual Protest

VEGAN ART: A BOOK OF VISUAL PROTEST

Edited by Tommy Kane.

HENI PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9781912122301
USD $35.00
| CAN $49

Pub Date: 8/25/2020
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Dimes Times

DIMES TIMES

By Alissa Wagner, Sabrina De Sousa.

KARMA BOOKS, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781949172362
USD $39.95
| CAN $55.95 UK £ 27

Pub Date: 4/14/2020
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The Goddess—La Déesse

THE GODDESS—LA DéESSE

By Christian Sumi.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037786260
USD $40.00
| CAN $56

Pub Date: 7/7/2020
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NASA Apollo 11: Man on the Moon

NASA APOLLO 11: MAN ON THE MOON

Edited with text by Steffen Knöll. Text by Eric M. Jones.

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783959053167
USD $40.00
| CAN $56

Pub Date: 8/25/2020
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Art and Decoration

ART AND DECORATION

By Oscar Wilde.

ART / BOOKS VINTAGE CLASSICS

ISBN: 9781908970541
USD $19.95
| CAN $27.95

Pub Date: 8/25/2020
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