Objects of desire : Surrealism and design 1924-today /

Surrealism expanded our reality by drawing upon myths, dreams, and the subconscious as sources of artistic inspiration. Beginning in the 1930s, the movement made a crucial impact on design, and it continues to inspire designers to this day. "Objects of Desire: Surrealism and Design" is the...

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Main Authors: Kries, Mateo, 1974- (Author, Editor), Cunz, Tanja (Author, Editor), FijaƂkowski, Krzysztof (Author), Mareis, Claudia (Author), Sacchetti, Vera (Author), Ferrari, Napoleone, 1973- (Author), Coles, Alex (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Weil am Rhein, Germany : Vitra Design Museum, [2019]
Table of Contents:
  • Essays. Objects of desire. A short design history of surrealism / Mateo Kries ; Lyrical forms, divergent functions: between surrealism and design / Krzzysztof Fijalkowski ; Sensations of the ordinary: the image of objects between strangeness and affection / Claudia Mareis ; Let women in! Surrealism between design, misogyny, and the gender binary / Vera Sacchetti ; Notes on Carlo Mollino and surrealism / Napoleone Ferrari ; The surreal life: notes on surrealistic interiors and scenography / Tanja Cunz ; Dissident designs and ethnographic surrealisms / Alex Coles