Chair Times: A History of Seating

Author(s): Mateo Kries, Rolf Fehlbaum, Heinz Butler


CHAIR TIMES takes viewers on a journey through a »sea of chairs:« 124 objects dating from 1807 to the latest 3D printed designs are arranged in the order of their production year to create a timeline of modern furniture design. Which objects would professionals in the design field want to talk about, bringing their expert knowledge to the respective topic? Serving as guide on this excursion into the history of seating design: Rolf Fehlbaum, Chairman Emeritus of Vitra. Film by Heinz Bütler. With contributions by Rolf Fehlbaum, Mateo Kries, Franco Audrito, Ronan Bouroullec, Christian Brändle, David Chipperfield, Antonio Citterio, Pierre de Meuron, Jochen Eisenbrand, Ulrich Fiedler, Susanne Graner, Jacques Herzog, Hella Jongerius, Maira Kalman, Amelie Klein, Serge Mauduit, Peter Noever, Arthur Rüegg, Leonie Samland and Ruggero Tropeano.


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General Fields

  • : 9783945852286
  • : Vitra Design Museum GmbH
  • : Vitra Design Museum
  • : July 2019
  • : July 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : 248
  • : Mateo Kries, Rolf Fehlbaum, Heinz Butler