More about »George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher«Nelson also contributed important ideas to the topic of domestic living with new concepts for home building and interior furnishing. His innovative ideas about the work environment played an equally significant role in the development of the modern office landscape. In addition to these achievements, Nelson was recognized throughout his life as a discriminating editor and brilliant author, publishing a dozen books and more than 100 articles and essays on design topics.
The exhibition catalogue accompanies the first comprehensive retrospective of George Nelson’s work. With eight essays by German and American design historians, the publication deals with all of the areas in Nelson’s oeuvre, many of which are presented here for the first time. The catalogue also includes an illustrated list of works. The majority of illustrations, previously unpublished, come from the Nelson Estate in the Vitra Design Museum Archive.