Atlas of Furniture Design

Atlas of Furniture DesignTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 5/ 12–1PM/

Atlas of Furniture Design/

To celebrate the US premiere of Atlas of Furniture Design, published by the Vitra Design Museum, this panel gives insights into the research and the protagonists of the most comprehensive book on furniture design ever published. Mateo Kries, editor of Atlas of Furniture Design and director of the Vitra Design Museum, speaks with leading voices in design about the evolution of modern and contemporary furniture, the research that was needed to realize this encyclopedia, and the interest in sharing serious design knowledge with a wide audience. Realized with more than seventy authors, Atlas of Furniture Design features more than 1,700 objects and 2,500 images from the past 200 years on more than 1,000 pages. Book signing to follow.

Moderator: Aric Chen/ Curatorial Director, Design Miami/ Humberto Campana/ Designer and Cofounder, Estudio Campana Eames Demetrios/ Director, Eames Office Mateo Kries/ Director, Vitra Design Museum Libby Sellers/ Design curator, writer and consultant

Schedule of Events/

Preview Day/ By invitation only
Tuesday, December 3/
Press Preview/ 1–7PM
Members Preview/ 11AM–12PM
Collectors Preview/ 12–7PM

Wednesday, December 4/ 11AM–1PM

Public Show Days/
Wednesday, December 4/ 1–8PM
Thursday, December 5/ 11AM–8PM
Friday, December 6/ 12–8PM
Saturday, December 7/ 12–8PM
Sunday, December 8/ 12–6PM

Convention Center Drive and 19th Street
Miami Beach

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