If you fancy picking up some midcentury design for much less than the list price, check out the Vitra Pop-Up Sale in London. It’s worth the effort too. Let’s be honest, Vitra rarely discounts its licensed reissues of design classics and although some retailer do mark down during sales season (Heal’s springs to mind), it’s […]
opening in zurich and amsterdam, the VITRA pop-up stores use a hybrid retail approach to allow guests to configure their own version of the design classic.
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the exhibition manifests how communal living ideas are changing the way in which inhabitants and architects conceive new forms of living.
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at salone del mobile, designboom spoke with jay osgerby about the philosophy behind the ‘mariposa club’ collection for vitra.
encompassing five fictitious stores surrounding a californian-like mall plaza, we interview finnish interior designer joanna laajisto, who was tasked with creating the VITRA ‘village’.
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available in spring 2017, VITRA has announced the launch of a special limited edition ‘panton’ chair in ‘sunlight’ color at imm cologne 2017.
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British designer Jasper Morrison has created a home for a fictional inhabitant inside the VitraHaus in Germany. Read more
the team used RIBA’s archival material to recreate demolished playgrounds as architectural installations and walk-through sculptures.
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During this year’s Orgatec trade fair, Vitra took over an entire hall, filling it with products by 12 brands and small tech startups. Read more
the ‘dieter rams: modular world’ exhibition is the first to focus on ram’s furniture, showing the strong link they have with his design philosophy.
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at the orgatec 2016, we interview italian designer alberto meda, as he presents the VITRA ‘AM’ chair as part of the furniture brand’s ‘work’ project.
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If Charles and Ray Eames is your thing, you might want to check the bank account ahead of picking up this 60th anniversary special edition Eames Lounge Chair. Yes, 1956 was the year of its creation and 60 years on, one of the most iconic design of the 20th century is back as an anniversary […]
Swiss furniture brand Vitra is launching a limited-edition version of Charles and Ray Eames’ Lounge Chair to commemorate its 60 years in production. Read more
inside VITRA’s ‘work’ project at the orgatec 2016, we caught up with ronan bouroullec who exclusively discussed his two design studies and how they highlight different ideas of today’s office environment.
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we spoke to the german designer where he expanded on the ideas behind his latest designs for VITRA, their applications, and how they fit into modern offices.
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created by pernilla ohrstedt and jonathan olivares, the VITRA ‘work’ project aims to foster a holistic vision of multiple office environments.
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designboom spoke with edward barber & jay osgerby about the ‘pacific chair’, the facets of its innovative design, and what makes it stand out from the crowd.
the bouroullec brothers have conceptualized an antithesis to cold, mundane interiors by forming an adaptable and practical oasis of peace and tranquility.
the designers bring ‘rêveries urbaines’ the zaha hadid-designed fire station, illustrating a wide-ranging exploration of possible solutions for cities.
reminiscent of a stylized drawing of a cloud, the vessel is divided into eight individual tubes that allows the user to create artistic floral compositions.
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German designer Konstantin Grcic has created a folding office desk for Vitra that can be adjusted to double as a sofa (+ slideshow). (more…)
set inside zaha hadid’s first realized scheme, the installation features 120 flower-filled vases set inside the sculptural hall of the vitra fire station.
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Design Miami/Basel 2016: late architect Zaha Hadid has been honoured with a floral installation by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec inside her first major completed building (+ slideshow). (more…)
the structure provides the institution with a venue for publicly presenting key objects from its extensive collection.
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Milan 2016: Dutch designer Hella Jongerius has arranged pieces of Vitra furniture by shade to create a rainbow-hued installation displaying the brand’s colour and material library (+ slideshow). (more…)
the ‘jasper morrison collection’ is comprised of new products and re-editions by the british designer.
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the installation as a whole shows how color is affected by volume, shape, material, and how much these elements influence each other.
Milan 2016: Italian architect Carlo Ratti has created a system of smart modular seats that can be adjusted with an app or hand gestures into different configurations (+ movie). (more…)
‘lift-bit’ is on show at milan’s XXI triennale, titled ‘21st century. design after design’, within the ‘stanze. altre filosofie dell’abitare’ (rooms. novel living concepts) exhibition produced by the salone del mobile.milano from april 2 until september 12, 2016.
the structure provides the institution with a venue for presenting key objects from its extensive collection to the public.
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stripped down to the bare essentials, the height adjustment feature offers standing, sitting and lounge options allowing distinct niches for work, meetings and relaxation.
completed by students of prague’s academy of arts, architecture and design, the installation functions as a creative outpost, encouraging public participation and reappropriation.
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we interview jo nagasaka of schemata architects about his latest vitra temporary exhibit which is his second collaboration since the furniture fair in milan.
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