Accompanying the Vitra Design Museum exhibition (03-09.2019) about the intersections between design and the club culture since 1960, Night Fever pays tribute to the creative and wild years of music, clubbing and design.
What does this magnificent volume from Vitra Museum’s ongoing Night Fever exhibition has to offer? For one, a luminous flashback into the frenzies of the last fifty years nocturnal living, with rare insights into how the nightlife culture evolved hand-in-hand with design ideas. It starts with the years leading to the rise of disco, in a time the dance floor turned into a magnetic field for all types of creatives. Hovering through the allure of nightly melodies, lights, design and architecture, Night Fever profiles a list of iconic clubs from the Italian Radial Design clubs and Manchester’s Hacienda, to studio 54 of Andy Warhol and the Ministry of Sound in London, showing some of the periods promotional leaflets, party invitations, floor plans, vintage photographs and records, and a range of exclusive stories about the wicked creatures of the night.