Ron Arad: Talks to Matthew Collings about designing chairs, vases, buildings and...


by Matthew Collings (Author) Ron Arad (Designer)

The most complete survey available on the work of London-based Ron Arad (b.1951), one of the most successful and creative contemporary designers of his generation, is presented in the form of an extended conversation with the art critic Matthew Collings. Arad talks about his work, explains his projects and tells us the story of his amazing career.

The interview is extensively illustrated by more than 400 images detailing all the different aspects of Arad's work and world. The illustrations include not only his own projects but also reference images to help delineate his creative and versatile personality. Each project is showcased through new photographs by Tom Vack (one of the most famous photographers in the design field), drawings, sketches and models - all accompanied by the words of Arad's closest associates about the scope of his work and life.

Matthew Collings is a painter, writer and television presenter best known for his British television series This is Modern Art. He was Editor of Artscribe International and is the author of Blimey and Art Crazy Nation.

  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 245 × 210 mm (9 5/8 × 8 1/4 in)
  • Pages: 248 pp
  • Illustrations: 400 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9780714843100

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