1000 Chairs

Author(s): Charlotte Fiell, Peter Piell, Simone Phillippi
Publisher: Taschen
Date: 2000 (originally)

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Covering 200 years of furniture history, 1000 Chairs introduces countless styles and over 400 designers. In short, it is a proper armchair (excuse the pun) history of decorative arts and interior trends. You won't learn everything, but you'll be well prepared to chat design with almost anyone.