Chairs: Catalogue of the Delft Faculty of Architecture Collection
The Faculty of Architecture of the TU Delft can pride itself on one of the foremost furniture collections in the Netherlands. Set up as an educational tool, the collection has offered knowledge about materials, construction and typology to students and designers for more than a century. The diverse collection of the Faculty of Architecture of the TU Delft, comprising more than 240 chairs, reflects the development of chair design since the 17th century and comprises both world famous designs and rarities. Here, the entire collection is presented for the first time, accompanied by images, descriptions and analytical texts. Among the designers presented are Verner Panton, Gerrit Rietveld, Hendrik Petrus Berlage, Jean Prouvé, Marcel Breuer and Droog Design.