Creating innovative products and concepts with great designers is Vitra’s essence. They are developed in Switzerland and installed worldwide by architects, companies and private users to build inspirational spaces for living, working and shopping as well as public areas.
With its classics Vitra represents groundbreaking 20th century design. Today, in combining technical and conceptual expertise with the creativity of contemporary designers, Vitra seeks to continue pushing the boundaries of the design discipline.
A family business for eighty years, Vitra believes in lasting relationships with customers, employees and designers, durable products, sustainable growth and the power of good design.
The Vitra Campus with buildings by some of the world’s leading architects and the Vitra Design Museum with its exhibitions on design and architecture, design archives and a comprehensive furniture collection are all part of Vitra. They inspire visitors, inform the design process and create an atmosphere in which innovation flourishes.
The Vitra Home Collection includes furnishing, illumination and accessories for interiors, among which classical famous as the Eames Lounge Chair and the Panotn Chair, and besides numerous pieces realized by contemporary designer.
Verner Panton, 1970/2012
Upholstery: polyurethane foam with polystyrene core and polyester filling.
Base: MDF board with felt glides.
Jean Prouvé, 1941
Seat and base: solid wood with oiled finish in natural oak, core smoked oak or American walnut; connecting element made of sheet steel, powder- coated (smooth) in deep black.
Jean Prouvé, 1934/1950
Seat and backrest: oak (natural or dark finish) or walnut (black pigmented finish).
Base: bent sheet steel and tubular steel, powder-coated finish (smooth).
Jacques Herzog & Pierre de Meuron, 2005
Material: solid birch, white finish or stained dark brown.
Sori Yanagi, 1954
Material: moulded plywood with a lacquer finish, brass fittings.