• Experiments and studies for one-, two- and three-piece seat shells made of plywood, aluminium or fibreglass illustrate the Eameses quest over many years to create comfortable, aesthetically pleasing, industrially manufactured chairs, which were employed by the couple in a wide variety of settings. At Kazam!   Eames Office LLCvitradesignmuseum
  • TB An Eames Celebration Opening Night in September.Visit and see the prototypes and design processes of the Eameses for yourself.At the Kazam! Exhibition, Vitra SchaudepotLucian Hunzikervitradesignmuseum
  • The walking horse (1944-45) had a place in the Eames Office, where everyone who passed it could give it a little nudge to make it walk. It was a fun, experimental toy.At Kazam! vitradesignmuseum
  • The Eameses didnt build a chair right away but experimented with every new material: They first learned about it, how it reacts and performs, where its strengths and weaknesses lie  to find out how use it in the most beneficial way.At Kazam! vitradesignmuseum
  • Our exhibition An Eames Celebration is one of the main attractions of the Museum Night Basel between 6 pm and 2 am. @museenbasel
  • During this years Museum Night Basel, visitors enjoyed a variety of workshops, guided tours and different arts and craft stations throughout the Vitra Design Museum and the exhibitions of An Eames Celebration.  Bettina Matthiessen
  • The curators for our exhibition Hello, Robot. Design between Human and Machine (11.02.-14.05.2017) have been nominated for Curators Award 2017. Thank you and good luck to curators: Amelie Klein, Thomas Geisler, and Photo: Mark Niedermann
  • Today we are sharing curator Jolanthe Kuglers favorite object of the current exhibition The Power of Design with you:
  • Take your pleasure seriously! This motto by Charles and Ray Eames was the starting point for the exhibition Play Parade. An Eames Exhibition for Kids at the Vitra Design Museum Gallery. If you want to follow this statement you still have the opportunity to make a visit until this Sunday, 11 February. Bettina Matthiessen
  • Were so excited!In only 4 weeks our new exhibitionNight Fever. Designing Club Culture 1960  Today opens at the Vitra Design Museum! This exhibition offers the first large-scale examination of the relationship between club culture and design, from the sixties to the present.Stay tuned! Exhibition opens on 17 March 2018, 10 pmPhoto: Lake Observatory, Phoenix, AZ, 2017
  • No plans for the weekend yet?Come enjoy the last days of our exhibitionAn Eames Celebration! Dont miss your chance of seeing an extensive view of the work created by the legendary designer couple Charles  Ray Eames.The exhibition is still on display until this Sunday, 25 February, 10 am  6 pm. Showrooms:Vitra Design Museum: Charles  Ray Eames. The Power of DesignVitra Schaudepot: Kazam! The Furniture Experiments of Charles  Ray EamesFire Station: Ideas and Information. The Eames Films  Lucian Hunziker
  • und Am 1. Mrz 2018, um 18:30 Uhr, feiern wir die Erffnung unserer neuen AusstellungHans J. Wegner: Designing Danish Modernim Vitra Schaudepot. Zum Opening Talk begrsst das Vitra Design Museum den Autor Christian Holmsted Olesen, der ber das Werk Wegners und dnisches Design spricht. Wegner gilt als einer der wichtigsten Vertreter der dnischen Moderne und ist bekannt fr Mbelentwrfe, die rationalen Funktionalismus und dnische Handwerkskunst vereinen.  Poul PetersenScanpix 2017
  • Enjoy spring time, take part at one of our architectural tours and experience the work of renowned architects.Dates:Tours in English:Daily, 1 pm, starting from the Vitra Schaudepot as well as 11:30 am, starting from Vitra Design MuseumTours in German:Daily, 11 am and 3 pm, starting from Vitra Schaudepot as well as 1:30 pm, starting from Vitra Design Museum Vitra Design Museum, Mark Niedermann
  • No plans for Easter yet? Come and experience more than 60 years of design and club culture in the Night Fever exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum.  Photo: Palladium, New York, 1985. Architect: Arata Isozaki, wall painting by Keith Haring. Timothy Hursley, Garvey|SimonGallery New York
  • Two years ago the world reknowned Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid passed away! The Fire Station, Hadids very first realised building complex opened 1993 at Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein. Originally built for the company fire brigade, its lack of colours and right angles offers visitors of the Vitra Design Museum and the Vitra Campus an unusual spatial experience.
  • Take a closer look at Hans Wegner's iconic designs on his birthday. He would be 104 years old today. Did you know that he was one of the most prolific scandinavian designers of the last century? The exhibition
  • Feel some Detroit atmosphere: An example of a mobile DJ booth is the so called Mothership, designed by the architecture and design studio Akoaki. In the exhibition
  • The Vitra Design Museum launches 4 new digitally manufactured chairs for its Miniatures Collection at the Fuorisalone during the Milan Design Week. Come and find us at: La Pelota, Via Palermo 10, 20121 Milan between from 17-22 April..Sketch Chair, 2005 by FRONT.Photo: Nacho Alegre (co-founder of recently portrayed the minitures in humerous still lifes..accessory
  • Join us at Milan Design Week from tomorrow, April 17! Vitra Design Museum presents a preview of the upcoming publication, the Atlas of Furniture Design, and launches four new digitally manufactured miniatures for its evergrowing Miniatures Collection! Our booth is at La Pelota, Via Palermo 10, Milan!
  • Have you already discovered our current exhibition