New Accessories Collection
14. February 2018

In January 2018 the new accessories were presenting during the Paris trade fair Maison&Objet. We are glad to tell you that those accessories are available in our Vitra Design Museum online shop now. To the products

Valentine's Day!
06. February 2018

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching! Just in time for February 14th, we’ve put together a great selection of gifts for you and your loved one. Have a look in our online shop and be inspired by the colorful world of Alexander Girard or sleek design classics by Jasper Morrison, the Bouroullec brothers, and more! Have a look

We wish you...
22. December 2017

The Vitra Design Museum Online Shop team wish you happy holidays and a happy New Year 2018! We are looking forward to another colourful and exciting year with new products, publications and exhibitions!  

Shipping information
21. December 2017

We record your online orders also during the public holidays. Please be aware that orders placed after 21st December will only be shipped after 3rd January 2018.  

Gift ideas for the Holidays!
04. December 2017

The VitraHaus is all aglow with holiday magic! There's just enough time left to find the right gift for that special someone, family members and loved ones. Need a little inspiration? Have a look in our online shop, which offers may fabulous gift ideas and design objects. Or how about a field trip to the Vitra Campus as a unique present for the architecture and design enthusiasts? Tickets for guided tours and the museum are available via our online shop as well!

Miniature Landi Chair - available again!
17. October 2017

After a short break the Landi Chair is now available again in our online shop. The Landi Chair was originally designed for the Swiss regional exhibition (commonly known as the »Landi«) of 1939. Safe yourself a miniature now! To the Landi Chair

»An Eames Celebration«
09. October 2017

Charles and Ray Eames are counted among the most important designers of the 20th century. With their furniture, films, books, exhibitions and media installations, they have influenced generations of designers and continue to shape our everyday culture. No other name in design so clearly represents technical perfection and a timeless aesthetic, and none is more closely associated with the exuberant start-up culture on the American west coast during the post-war era, in which the Eameses played a prominent role. From 30 September 2017 to 25 February 2018, the Vitra Design Museum will present »An Eames Celebration« – four parallel exhibitions that offer an unprecedented view of the work created by the legendary designer couple. Find your favorite product

03. August 2017

Welcome to our new Vitra Design Museum Online Shop! Experience all your favourite products in a new design, created by the renowned Boros agency. Classics, souvenirs, books and contemporary design are now even easier to find, while numerous new categories, search functions and background details make even just browsing through the site a real pleasure. And the best thing about it: with each purchase you directly support the cultural activities of the Vitra Design Museum. Happy shopping!

16. June 2016

Vitra Design Museum opens Schaudepotalign

On 3 June 2016, a new building will open on the Vitra Campus: the Vitra Schaudepot, designed by the Basel-based architects Herzog & de Meuron. The Schaudepot provides the Vitra Design Museum with a venue for presenting key objects from its extensive collection to the public, complemented by a new café and a shop. In this context, a second entry point will be created to the Vitra Campus, enhancing its connections to the cities of Basel and Weil am Rhein.

Alexander Girard A Designer's Universe
15. June 2016

Alexander Girard A Designer's Universe
12 March 2016 – 22 January 2017
Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein

Alexander Girard (1907 – 1993) was one of the most influential interior and textile designers of the 20th century. His playful designs attest to a passion for colours, ornamentation and international folk art, with which he shaped the aesthetic of American design in the postwar era and anticipated the globalization of design by decades. In March 2016, the Vitra Design Museum will open the first major retrospective on Alexander Girard. The exhibition presents his oeuvre with a never before shown multitude of textiles, furnishings, models, small objects, interiors, personal documents, and drawings. At the same time, it sheds light on Girard’s inspirations and the contemporaries who influenced his creative universe – from his extensive collection of folk art to his collaborations with Charles & Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen. The exhibition also features Girard’s private estate, which is held by the Vitra Design Museum. Exhibition catalogue

The Lucky, Plucky Chairs
12. December 2015

When a set of eight classic old No. 14 Thonet chairs are threatened with certain doom, their ingenuity saves the day! Together they discover not only a way to escape but a world of the most wonderful and imaginative chairs from around the globe. The Thonets discover, too, that they have a talent for the stage! This charming tale by Rolf Fehlbaum, with delightful illustrations by Maria Kalman, is accompanied by a brief and informative glossary of twenty-two of the most innovative chairs created in 150 years. Buy it here.

The Bauhaus #itsalldesign
26. September 2015

The publication »The Bauhaus #itsalldesign« disproves this cliché and takes a new, up-to-date look at the design of the Bauhaus. The Bauhaus was one of the 20th century’s most influential cultural movements, yet at the same time it is regarded as the epitome of the Modernist design cliché: geometric, industrial, minimalistic. The publication »The Bauhaus #itsalldesign« disproves this cliché and takes a new, up-to-date look at the design of the Bauhaus. The book offers the very first comprehensive overview of the extended concept of design which was initiated at the Bauhaus showing the great interest of Bauhaus designers in social interconnections, experiments and processes. Buy it here.

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