100 Years of Swiss Design
100 Years of Swiss Design, the companion book to an exhibition at the Museum Für Gestaltung, Zurich in 2015 presents an overview of furniture and product design in Switzerland.
Swiss design enjoys an excellent reputation worldwide. With 700 illustrations, this handsome hardback features 100 Swiss design classics such as Elna sewing machines, the Mondaine clock and Visa-Gloria tricycles through sketches, prototypes, models, advertising films and photographs.
This beautifully designed and printed book also includes thirty essays by designers and critics exploring important themes in Switzerland's design past. Examples of essays are “Small and Precise”, “The Evolution of Swiss Kitchen Design” or “What Makes a Good Designer?”
A book to make a designer's heart race.
- Author: Christian Brandle, Renate Menzi, Arthur Ruegg
- Hardcover: 352 pages | 927 images
- Date published: January 2015
- Language: English
- ISBN: 978-3037784419
- Product Dimensions: 32.5 x 22.1 x 3 cm