making furniture: Vitra

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From our community: The Eames House Bird in good company. Image by Salama Cormorand Link in bio. #vitra #vitraoriginal

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La Chaise lounge chair by Charles and Ray Eames at @citizenM - New York - Times Square. Originally designed for a competition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, La Chaise was inspired...

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Living Tower, an organically shaped furniture sculpture by Verner Panton, which is over two metres high, can be used on four different levels encouraging communication and relaxation....

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The heart of every @citizenm hotel is the communal area. This is where guests can get together to rest, work, meet or chat. Follow our Instagram Stories, take part in our #VitraGiveaway...

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From the archive: Akari Light Sculpture 1AY by Isamu Noguchi. ‘Akari’ is a word that means ‘light’ in Japanese, connoting both illumination and physical lightness. Link in bio. #vitra

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From the archive: With its gently curving silhouette, reminiscent of a butterfly’s wings, the Butterfly Stool is an iconic piece of midcentury design. Link in bio. #vitra

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From the archive:The Eames Storage Unit (ESU), designed in 1949 by Charles and Ray Eames is part of a group of innovative systems of freestanding, multifunctional shelves and desks....

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Read Sir David Chipperfield’s comments onthe survival of brick-and-mortar retailing and the role that urban environments play in this context. Link in bio. #vitra #VitraMagazine

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‘We want to do things more quickly, we don’t have time to engage in dialogue; I want a loaf of bread, not the local gossip interpreted by the baker’s wife.’ - Architect Sir...

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Discover architect Sir David Chipperfield’s thoughts on how changing demographics and new shopping habits will influence retail business, and in what ways our cities will reflect...

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The Nuage vases are also produced in aluminium with an anodised finish. They come in an array of colours: burnt orange is the latest addition. Link in bio. #vitra #vitraaccessories...

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Nuage vases in ceramic are elaborately handcrafted, resulting in little differences that make each charming vase a unique object. Link in bio. #vitra #vitraaccessories #bouroullec Image...

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The shape of the Nuage vase by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec is reminiscent of a cloud. Grouped in organic clusters, they can create entire ‘cloud formations’. Link in bio. #vitra...

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The exhibition ‘Night Fever. Designing Club Culture 1960 – Today’ presents nightclubs as spaces that merge architecture and interior design with sound, light, fashion, graphics...

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Since the 1960s, nightclubs have been epicentres of pop culture, distinct spaces of nocturnal leisure providing architects and designers all over the world with opportunities and inspiration....

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‘Night Fever. Designing Club Culture 1960 - Today’, the new exhibition at the @vitradesignmuseum, offers the first large-scale examination of the relationship between club culture...

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Smooth contours and appealingly soft upholstery give the Softshell Chair by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec its calm, cosy and inviting character. Link in bio. #vitra #bouroullec

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The extended wings of the Heart Cone Chair by Verner Panton are reminiscent of Mickey Mouse ears, but can also be interpreted as a contemporary development of the classic wingback chair. Link...

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EM Table in solid oak with Organic Conference and Softshell Chair. Link in bio. #vitra #vitrahomestories

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Yael Mer & Shay Alkalay @rawedgesdesignstudio, the designers of the new installation in the VitraHaus Loft, describe their approach: ‘Our installation focuses on a busy, creative,...

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With its minimalist forms and understated elegance the classic Landi Chair – designed by Hans Coray in 1938 – looks as fresh and vital today as ever. Link in bio. #vitra #vitrahaus...

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The Israeli design duo @rawedgesdesignstudio has revamped the interior of the VitraHaus Loft. For their installation, the London-based designers put together a colourful mix of living...

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The petrol station designed in 1953 by Jean Prouvé and his brother Henry is one of the first serially manufactured petrol stations. It was built about 1953 for Mobiloil Socony-Vacuum...

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'I’m not an architect; I’m not an engineer – I’m a factory man.’ Jean Prouvé Prouvé’s work encompasses a wide range of objects, from a letter opener to door and window...

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The Standard Chair by Jean Prouvé has evolved into one of the French constructeur’s most famous classics. Link in bio. #vitra #VitraOriginal #jeanprouvé

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Two Cyl Sofa High units can be placed opposite one another to create a spontaneous meeting room, without any need for fixed structures. The sofa’s firm upholstery supports an upright...

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As an intentionally ‘analogue’ system, Cyl dispenses with integrated power solutions, making it suited for basic workspaces and meeting environments in which there is a desire for...

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Cyl by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec offers a welcoming office environment by creating a haven of peace and strength. Solid wood emphasises the clean lines of the system with its smooth...

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For their installation at the VitraHaus Loft, @rawedgesdesignstudio put together a colourful mix of living areas and workspaces – in playful, cheerful and unexpected arrangements....

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Colours, patterns and movement are essential elements in the DNA of design duo @rawedgesdesignstudio. Discover in the #VitraMagazine how their new installation in the VitraHaus came...