Industrial Design


  • Books

    Meijenfelt, Ernst von, Basel, Below Ground Level: Creating New Spaces for Contemporary Architecture. Birkhauser Publishers for Architecture, 2003: pp 16, 44-49.

    Betsky, Aaron, Landscrapers: Building With the Land. New York: Thammes & Hudson, 2002: pp 22, 48-49.

    Natural Architecture, Artificial Design. Milan, Italy: Elemond-Electa Publishing, 2001.

    Architecture as Nature: Emilio Ambasz - Projects and Objects. Milan, Italy: Elemond-Electa Publishing, 1999.

    Emilio Ambasz: Inventions - The Reality of the Ideal. New York, NY USA: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1992.

    Emilio Ambasz: The Poetics of the Pragmatic, New York, NY USA: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1988

    Cranz, G., "The Chair" Rethinking Culture, Body and Design: pg. 84

    Fiell, C. & P. Design of the 20th Century. Taschen: pg. 37.

    Fiell, C. & P. Industrial Design A-Z. Taschen: pgs. 26-27.

    Fiell, C. & P. 1000 Chairs. Taschen: pg. 513.

    "Ambasz, Emilio". The Grove Dictionary of Art. Ed. Pile, John F., March, 2000.

  • Books

    Ed. Putman, A., "Furniture/Products." International Design Yearbook. New York, NY: Abbeville Press, 1992: 53,174.

    Miller, R.C. , Modern Design 1890-1990 in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1990: 229.

    Spacke, Design in Italy. New York, NY: Abbeville Press, 1988: 192 and 196-197.

    Tate, A. and Smith, R.C, International Design in the 20th Century. New York, NY: Harper and Row, 1986: 519-521 and 530.

    Ed. Bayley, S., The Conran Directory of Design. New York, NY: Villard Books: 73.

    Bayley, S. Garner, P. and Sudjic, D. Twentieth Century Style and Design. New York, NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 260-261, 292, 298.

    Ed. Szenasey, S.S., "Merchant Bankers/ At Home Study." The Office Book Design Series Private and Executive Office. Mobile and Resilient Chairs/Vertebra Seating System/Dorsal. New York, NY: Facts on File: 24-25, 32-33, 36-37.

    Ed. Pansera, A., "Emilio Ambasz's Design: Nuove Frontiere e Strategie del Design Italiano degli Anni Ottanta." It's Design: New Frontiers and Strategies of Italian Design in the Eighties. Milan, Italy: Alinari, 1983: 21-36.

    Gregotti, V. Il Disegno del Prodotto Industriale: Italia 1860-1980. Milano: Gruppo Editroiale Electa, 1982: 392.

  • Books

    Blaich, R. "Consumer Electronics/Information/Work Tools/Good Goods." New + Notable Product Design II Rockport, MA USA: Rockport Publishers, 1995: 9-10, 117, 156, and 162.

    Stewart, D. Modern Designers Still Can't Make the Perfect Chair. Smithsonian, April 1986: 102.


    "Annual Design Awards." Business Week June 12, 2000

    "Innovation - Award-Winning Industrial Design." Industrial Designers Society of America, 1999

    "What's Your Chair I.Q.?" The New York Times, September 29, 1994

    "Swivel, Whirl, Rock and Roll- In Comfort." The New York Times, June 30, 1977

    "Never Say Die." Design 524, August 1992

    "Winners: The Best Product Design of the Year." International Business Week, June 8, 1992

    "Emilio Ambasz." On Diseno, 1991

    ID Magazine. July/August, 1993; July/August 1992; March/April, 1989; July/August 1989; July/August 1987; July/August, 1986; July/August, 1985, May/June 1985; January/February, 1985; January/February, 1984; September/October 1983; July/August, 1982

  • Periodicals

    AXIS. Winter 1994, Winter 1992, Spring 1992, Winter 1986, Autumn 1985

    Innovation. February 1989, Winter 1987

    Design Review. Summer 1992, Summer 1991