Friday, January 9, 2015

Vitra, Weil am Rhein, Germany: Architecture

Slide Tower by Carsten Holler
Founded by Willi and Erika Fehlbaum, Vitra began making office furniture in 1957 licensing the rights to the Herman Miller collection, primarily the designs of Charles and Ray Eames and George Nelson and Verner Panton. Today Vitra’s product line has expanded to include furniture for homes and public spaces and include designs by Alexander Girard Jean Prouvé, Antonio Citterio, Jasper Morrison, Alberto Meda, Maarten van Severen, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Hella Jongerius and Barber Osgerby.

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