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George Nelson: Architect / Writer / Designer / Teacher Hardcover – May 1, 2009

ISBN-13: 978-3931936822 ISBN-10: 3931936821

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  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Vitra Design Museum, Germany (May 1, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3931936821
  • ISBN-13: 978-3931936822
  • Product Dimensions: 11.3 x 9.4 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #82,239 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By B. Margolis on February 8, 2010
Format: Hardcover
This is the catalog/book published by Vitra to coincide with their 2009 retrospective exhibition in Switzerland. It's about the best of most comprehensive history of the furniture, clocks, lighting and other items designed by George Nelson and GEORGE NELSON ASSOCIATES. In the back of the book, there's a detailed checklist with photos of each item Nelson designed, with credit for the actual employee of Nelson Associates who was actually credited with the design. There's also many photographs of products that were designed but did not make it to manufacture!

Absolutely essential reading.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By jeremy j hocking on May 10, 2014
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A practice which did it all - and some. His work for Herman Miller stands out as the biggest game changer
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1 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Darren Lin on February 7, 2014
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The book is Poor printing quality. Less product image. Instead of using too much text to describe Nelson history and background.
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