Vitra is a Swiss company dedicated to improving the quality of homes, offices and public spaces through the power of design. Our products and concepts are developed in an intensive design process, which brings together our engineering excellence with the creative genius of leading international designers. It is our goal to create interiors, furniture and accessories that are functional and inspiring. The longevity of materials, construction and aesthetics is our leading principle, as demonstrated by our Classics -- many in continuous production since the 1950s.
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News About Vitra
Vitra has announced its first-ever 'Vitra Summit,' a digital event to address the evolving conception of space, design, and the workplace.
Chair Stories: 16 Short Films on the Fascinating World of Chairs
In follow up to Chair Times, Heinz Bütler's 90-minute documentary on the history of seating furniture, Vitra is now streaming Chair Stories, a series of sixteen short films that delve deeper into the main themes touched upon in the documentary.
Chair Times: A History of Seating - From 1800 to Today
Vitra is streaming 'Chair Times' - a film that documents the many-sided world of chairs - for free during this particular time. The film charts a course through an ocean of chairs.
Vitra Debuts Autumn 2020 Home Collection with Four Installations
Vitra last week unveiled its installations meant for Salone del Mobile, but instead built on their Campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany.
Vitra Debuts Vlinder Sofa by Hella Jongerius
Vitra has unveiled Vlinder Sofa, which combines the archetypal form of a comfortable sofa with a precisely tailored duvet-like cover.
Vitra Debuts Herringbone Collection
Vitra has debuted its Herringbone Collection. Created by the London-based design studio Raw-Edges, the new collection comprises a series of ceramic bowls and vases, wooden objects and cotton pillows.
Panasonic Design Unveils Vitrine at Salone del Mobile
Panasonic Design has debuted the Vitrine prototype - a glass cabinet that evolves into a OLED screen - at Salone del Mobile.Milano 2019.
The Original: About the Power of Good Design
On view at the Fire Station by Zaha Hadid on the Vitra Campus through August 30, 'The Original: About the Power of Good Design' installation inspires its audience with interesting facts about each design - featuring their background stories, defining characteristics, and influences.
Vitra Corniches App
Vitra has released the Corniches App for iPhone, available at the App Store.
The Jill Chair from Vitra
The Jill chair is the result of the first collaborative work by Vitra and Alfredo Haberli.
Vitra Flower: A New Bench for Waiting Areas Designed by SANAA
Flower is a bench with a slender middle and a petal-shaped seat design reminiscent of a clover or a three-leaf blossom.
Prouve RAW: Jean Prouve by G-Star RAW for Vitra
Prouve RAW is a collection of Jean Prouve furniture classics - newly interpreted by G-Star and Vitra in collaboration with the Prouve family.
The Vitra Atelier
Vitra develops and produces furniture and accessories for home, office and public use.
Vitra ID Chair Concept
The ID Chair brings a subtle, elegant design to office spaces - and provides countless possibilities for people to adapt it to their own individual needs in terms of function, comfort and look.
Panton Chair 50th Anniversary
It can no longer be ascertained precisely when the idea started to take shape in the mind of Verner Panton for the design that became directly associated with his name.
AC 4: the New Elegant Office Chair
Up until now, office chairs have placed a visual emphasis either on comfort or on functionality.
WorKit: the New Economical Office System
WorKit, the new office furniture system by Arik Levy, is a simple, rational and extremely flexible solution for communicative office areas.
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Citizen Chair by Konstantin Grcic for Vitra
Designed by Konstantin Grcic for Vitra, Citizen is a product whose unconventional construction enables a surprising new way of sitting that is perfect for the new home office needs.
Barber & Osgerby Designs Soft Work for Vitra
Barber & Osgerby recently designed Soft Work, a new modular office furniture system, for Vitra.
Be Original Americas Announces Second Annual Summer Design Fellowship
Be Original Americas is calling for applications for its second annual Summer Design Fellowship, an unparalleled opportunity for two college students to gain real world, hands-on experience about all it takes to make, distribute, and sell great design from industry leading companies across the country.
Morpholio Announces Products of the Year 2017
Morpholio has selected a group of inspired products for the year 2017. Morpholio chose an anti-iconic collection to reflect what we see emerging in culture and the moods of communities and people across the globe.
CANOPY by Yves Behar
Yves Behar designed CANOPY's first location in San Francisco's prestigious Pacific Heights neighborhood.
Lift-Bit: The World's First Internet-of-Things (IoT) Sofa
Carlo Ratti Associati, with support from Vitra, has developed Lift-Bit, the world's first Internet-of-Things sofa.
Align Converts BrandOpus HQ Into Home-from-Home Office Space
align have recently created a dynamic, 19,000 sq ft, three-storey suite of offices for fast-growing brand and packaging design specialists BrandOpus.
Belleville Collection by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Vitra
Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec recently unveiled their Belleville Collection for Vitra.
Winners of 2014 London Design Medal
Brothers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec were announced as the winners of this year's prestigious Panerai London Design Medal.
SBID International Design Awards 2012 Shortlist
The Society of British Interior Design (SBID) has unveiled the shortlist for its prestigious 2012 International Design Awards.
Fast Forward: What's Next in Design?
San Francisco's leading design voices will come together on March 29th from 6 to 9 pm for "Fast Forward: What's Next in Design?," a diverse panel about emerging design trends that also marks the 20th anniversary of Zinc Details.
Despite its simple construction comprising just one layer of fabric, Waver, in combination with a seat and neck cushion, offers a high level of seating comfort.
eBay Workplace Initiative
As part of the Operational Excellence Initiatives for eBay, Valerio Dewalt Train Associates collaborated with eBay's internal Workplace Resources Team to develop a series of pilot projects intended to establish a new corporate workplace standard.
Winners of the 2011 ICFF Editors Awards
The much-anticipated 2011 ICFF Editors Awards were bestowed in 16 categories.
SVA MFA Design Criticism Lecture Series: Fall 2009
The Design Criticism MFA department announced another exciting lineup of speakers for the Fall 2009 Lecture Series.
Parsons at ICFF: Vitra and Design Within Reach Events
Parsons The New School for Design will have a wide range of student work on view throughout New York City during the International Contemporary Furniture Fair.
FIT Announces Its 2009 Lawrence J. Israel Prize: Gaetano Pesce
Honoring the best and the brightest for their contributions to the field of interior design, the Interior Design Department at FIT/SUNY announced this year's honoree of the 2009 Lawrence Israel Prize, Gaetano Pesce.
Recycle Lights: Johanna Keimeyer Creates Extravagant and Unique Lighting Designs
They are everywhere. Water bottles, jugs of laundry detergent, cosmetics containers.