Engineering excellence and creative genius lay at the base of Vitra, the Swiss company set up in the 1950s and now at the top of international design. Vitra can boast some of the greatest classics of design, from Eames’s Lounge Chair to the Marshmallow Sofa, the sinuous Panton chair to the timeless Eames Plastic Chairs in its collections.
Established in 1950, Vitra is a Swiss company dedicated to improving the quality of homes, offices and public spaces through the power of design.
The 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 Vitra’s goal to create interiors, furniture and accessories that are functional and inspiring. Longevity of materials, construction and aesthetics are the leading principle, as demonstrated by the Classics – many in continuous production since the 1950s.
Initiatives like the Vitra Campus architecture, the Vitra Design Museum, workshops, publications, collections and archives are all integral elements of Vitra. They the company the opportunity to gain perspective and depth in all their activities.