Atlas of Furniture Design

Thursday, December 5/


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

Listen to the full conversation here: