Living up to a legend isn’t easy. After 15 years of manning publishing powerhouse Taschen’s design department, husband and wife Peter and Charlotte Fiell left in December 2007 to go it alone. “We ourselves have set the bar so high, it’s scary to live up to that,” says Peter, on the launch of their new publishing venture Fiell, a business they have spent two years planning. At Taschen, the duo oversaw 38 design titles and became known for their coffee-table-crippling illustrated volumes, including Industrial Design A-Z and 1000 Chairs. Plotted from…
Charlotte and Peter Fiell
Hallway in their west London home, next door to the Fiell office
The Fiell brand identity
Vitsoe bookshelves in the HQ
Trademark appreciation for good design
‘Magic lantern’ slides used for their book ‘Memories of a Lost World’
A selection of the titles in the first Fiell range
Charlotte in the office
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