Creating innovative products and concepts with great designers is Vitra’s essence. They are
developed in Switzerland and installed worldwide by architects, companies and private users to build
inspirational spaces for living, working and shopping as well as public areas.
With its classics Vitra represents groundbreaking 20th century design. Today, in combining technical
and conceptual expertise with the creativity of contemporary designers, Vitra seeks to continue
pushing the boundaries of the design discipline.
A family business for eighty years, Vitra believes in lasting relationships with customers, employees
and designers, durable products, sustainable growth and the power of good design.
The Vitra Campus with buildings by some of the world’s leading architects and the Vitra Design
Museum with its exhibitions on design and architecture, design archives and a comprehensive
furniture collection are all part of Vitra. They inspire visitors, inform the design process and create an
atmosphere in which innovation flourishes.
The Vitra Home Collection encompasses furniture, lighting and accessories for private interiors,
including such well-known classics as the Eames Lounge Chair and the Panton Chair, as well as
numerous pieces by contemporary designers. The Vitra Home Collection follows the principle of
collage – the idea that a vibrant living space is not achieved by conforming to a unified plan, but
rather gains character through a mix of old and new, high and low, classic and contemporary.
For more than fifty years, Vitra has developed office furniture that is innovative, functional and
aesthetically appealing. The role of the office has grown in importance over the years, with intelligent
spatial solutions making a significant contribution to the identity and success of today’s companies.
Vitra works closely with the client to devise tailored interior concepts that help reconcile the growing
demands of daily life – acceleration, technological progress and social change – with the individual
corporate culture of the company.
Ever since Vitra began to produce furniture designs by George Nelson and Charles and Ray Eames
in the 1950s, the company has also devoted its attention to the outfitting of public spaces. Vitra
regards the furnishing of public interiors – in airports and train stations, in cultural and educational
institutions, or in cafés, restaurants and hotels – as a welcome opportunity to demonstrate the positive
influence of design.
Vitra’s roots lie in the shopfitting sector. The company has partnered with the retail industry for over
eighty years, continuously striving to improve the appeal, quality and productivity of commercial
interiors. Vitra’s intelligent shopfitting and display systems are used worldwide.