Vitra was founded as a family business in 1950 and has produced a tremendous amount of design furniture since it’s establishing. The Swiss company is now world-renowned, a feat that was not simply accomplished overnight. As such, the name will likely ring a bell or sound familiar to many people. Among the furniture produced by Vitra, are the European designs of Charles and Ray Eames. Herman Miller produces these designs for the remaining worldwide market.
Vitra Campus, It’s worth to visit it!
Present-day, the Vitra headquarters are settled in Birsfelden, Switzerland. In 1989, Vitra opened the Vitra Design Museum, which presents a collection of design furniture, lighting and other special items. The Vitra Design Museum, which is well worth a visit, is located in Weil am Rhein and is opened daily between 10:00 and 18:00. In addition to the companies prominent role in the world of furniture design, the company also has close ties to architecture. There’s a fire station that is designed by Zaha Hadid and the design museum is designed by Frank Gehry. Frank Gehry’s building is next to Tadao Ando’s building. The famous Vitra house is designed by Herzog and de Meuron. They were inspired by the archetypal house.
There economical success has proven to be and continues to be its strong foundation.
To this day, Vitra’s name is still recognized by thousands of people, and quite rightfully so. After all Vitra’s products have been presented with numerous design awards across the globe. It’s as such that the products can be spotted at many famous places throughout the world such as the plenary space in the Bundestag in Berlin, the headquarters of the Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, and the Centre Pompidou in Paris. They has gained their fame largely through their chair designs. Chances are that you will most likely stumble across this brand when searching for iconic designer chairs.
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