The Vitra showroom display, which celebrates limited-edition Tea Trolley 900 and Stool 60 releases, portrays a fictional meeting between Alvar Aalto and Edith Heath.
In the new book "Barber Osgerby Projects," the design firm delves into several of its iconic works, from the Tip Ton Chair to the 2012 London Summer Olympics torch.
In conversation with our editors, Raphael Gielgen, head of research and trend scouting at Vitra, discusses how identity and technology will shape the offices of tomorrow.
Many consumers jump at the chance to own a beautiful piece of furniture at a fraction of the price. But this seemingly innocuous practice is anything but.
Photographer Laurian Ghinitoiu takes us through Herzog & de Meuron's Schaudepot at the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany.
Susan S. Szenasy leads a panel discussion on how to "hack" workplace design and the importance of hacking in the architecture and design industry.
As art director of Vitra’s colors and materials, Hella Jongerius has spent a decade mastering shade and tone.
A new exhibition sheds light on the famous designer’s rich, multidisciplinary career and interests.
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The following three stores best exemplify Bikini Berlin's hip, hybrid-minded ethos. Vitra Loves Artek A last-minute addition to the Bikini lineup, the second-floor shop is an experiment for the newly joined companies, says Artek CEO Mirkku Kullberg. “Furniture stores are…
New products at NeoCon promise to make the daily grind easier.
An ongoing Vitra exhibition of Verner Panton's work has us seeing the designer's influence everywhere in contemporary furniture design.
As the contract-furniture industry faces an uncertain global market, the big players respond by investing in a sector showing unwavering growth: high-end residential interiors.
In this age of ubiquitous computing, what exactly are we doing to our bodies?
Hella Jongerius, Rem Koolhaas, and Irma Boom redesign the Delegates’ Lounge at the renovated United Nations building in New York City.
There were three standout themes at this year's furniture fair in Milan.
In a return to its roots, German furniture company Vitra is readying a new line of domestic furnishings, Vitra at Home. Available in Europe in October and the U.S. in January 2005, the debut collection includes new designs by Jasper…
Metropolis editors spot emerging design trends through our social media-based award program.
In a recent exhibition, Jasper Morrison coined a term for a collection of humble, well-made objects. His own work exhibits the same simplicity of purpose.