At over 1000 pages in length, the Atlas of Furniture Design involved over 20 years of research and features work on 1,740 objects by over 540 designers and features over 2800 illustrations within its pages. The key designs are thoroughly analysed across 550 texts, while in-depth essays on four eras, each important to the history of design, describe the cultural and social context of the objects under scrutiny. In addition to this the book also includes an extensive appendix of designer biographies, bibliographies and glossaries of manufacturers. Names such as Ray and Charles Eames, Verner Panton, Marcel Breuer and Le Corbusier all make an appearance, as do movements like Art Nouveau and Classical Modernism. The Atlas of Furniture Design is a valuable resource for collectors and scholars alike, with its handsome appearance also ensuring that it will appeal to design enthusiasts in general.