Konstantin Grcic

Panorama

$110.00

The first catalogue raisonné on one of the leading designers of our time, with many of his creations, such as »Chair_One« (2004) or the »Mayday lamp« (1999) already recognized as design classics. A fascinating read for those interested in the present and future of design.

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ISBN: 9783931936075 Category:

Mateo Kries, Janna Lipsky

Description

The book »Konstantin Grcic – Panorama« contains the first catalogue raisonné of the designer’s work and documents over 400 pieces of furniture, products and exhibitions with informative details, images and comprehensive descriptions. This overview is accompanied by numerous illustrated essays from renowned authors, including Peter Sloterdijk, Richard Sennett, Paola Antonelli, Jonathan Olivares, Mario Carpo, Louise Schouwenberg, Jan Boelen, Janna Lipsky and Mateo Kries. While some essays investigate Grcic’s oeuvre and its context, others address overarching issues that shape Grcic’s work, such as new production technologies, evolution of the home environment or the development of public spaces. The book is further augmented by a series of images depicting visionary spatial designs by Grcic demonstrating his conceptions of life in the future. All these facets combine to make the book a unique panorama of a designer whose contemporary influence is widely felt – as well as a fascinating read for all those with an interest in the future of design.

Additional information

Weight 1208 g
Dimensions 21.3 x 27.7 cm
Publisher name Vitra Design Museum GmbH
Publication date 1 December 2016
Number of pages
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 21.3 x 27.7 cm
Weight 1208 g