A Day at the Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein

The Vitra Design Museum is dedicated to the research and presentation of design, past and present, and examines design's relationship to architecture, art and everyday culture.


Deepak Srinath



Some images from a recent visit to the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, a German town just across the border from Switzerland. Needless to say, it was a day well spent, admiring great design and getting inspired by the vision of the Vitra family to create this space.

Fire Station by Zaha Hadid
Factory Building by Frank Gehry.
Herzog and de Meuron’s Vitrahaus, the flagship store.
Vitra Design Museum by Frank Gehry.
Buckminster Fuller Geo Dome.
Alexander Girard show at the Design Museum.
Plywood Chairs designed by Alexander Girard, 1943.
Seating designed by Alexander Girard.
Seating designed by Alexander Girard.
Jean Prouvé demountable gas station.
Bus stand opposite the Vitra Campus with Eames-style seating.
Chair display at Schaudepot, the Vitra collection of iconic chairs.
The Barcelona Chair by Mies van der Rohe.
LC3 Chaise Lounge (designed by Le Corbusier).
Chair designed by architect Charlotte Perriand.
Hans Wegner classics.
The underside of the Pierre Jeanneret 'Kangaroo' chair designed for Chandigarh.
Jean Prouvé collection.
Marcel Breuer tubular steel chair.

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