Vitra is a Swiss furniture manufacturer dedicated to improving the quality of homes, offices and public spaces through the power of design.
The company’s products and concepts are developed in an intensive design process, which brings together its engineering excellence with the creative genius of leading international designers. Vitra’s goal is to create interiors, furniture and accessories that are functional and inspiring. Longevity of materials, construction and aesthetics is the company’s leading principle, as demonstrated by its Classics – many in continuous production since the 1950s.
All of Vitra’s commercial and cultural aspects are brought together in one location – the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein near Basel. This unique ensemble of contemporary architecture is an integral element of the company which give it the opportunity to gain perspective and depth in all its activities. Over the course of the past few decades, buildings of various renowned architects have transformed the site into a magnet for design and architectural enthusiasts across the globe. They are invited here to discover constructions by Tadao Ando, Zaha Hadid, Herzog & de Meuron, Frank Gehry, Nicholas Grimshaw, Álvaro Siza and SANAA on an architectural tour, and to view the changing exhibitions or take part in one of the many workshops or events offered by the Vitra Design Museum.
Those who are in search of objects from the Vitra Home Collection, accessories, publications or mere inspiration for their own living spaces, wish to experience the making of a design classic at the Lounge Chair Atelier or treat themselves to a wide range of fresh regional specialities, can round off their stay with a visit to Vitra’s flagship store, the VitraHaus.
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 10am-6pm
D-79576 Weil am Rhein