Iconic
Chairs
Iconic
CHAIRS
Exhibition shows the chairs from 1859 to 2004
Weil am Rhein,
Germany
Vitra
Design
Museum
01 February -
15 MARch
2022
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Exhibition shows the chairs from 1859 to 2004
Weil am Rhein,
Germany
Vitra
Design
Museum
01 February -
15 MARch
2022
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exhibition
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chairs
Iconic
Weil am Rhein, Germany
01’February’22-15’MARch’22
Vitra Design Museum
Exhibition shows the chairs from 1859 to 2004
chairs
Iconic
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Chair is more than just a place to rest our bones, a great chair can demonstrate the very best in innovative design, indicate the most individual of tastes, and even connect us to wider artistic and cultural movements.
—A chair is not just a product of decorative art in a space; it is a form and a space in itself
(Finn Juhl)
philosophy
philosophy
—A chair is not just a product of decorative art in a space; it is a form and a space in itself
(Finn Juhl)
Chair is more than just a place to rest our bones, a great chair can demonstrate the very best in innovative design, indicate the most individual of tastes, and even connect us to wider artistic and cultural movements.
philosophy
—A chair is not just a product of decorative art in a space; it is a form and a space in itself
(Finn Juhl)
Chair is more than just a place to rest our bones, a great chair can demonstrate the very best in innovative design, indicate the most individual of tastes, and even connect us to wider artistic and cultural movements.
philosophy
—A chair is not just a product of decorative art in a space; it is a form and a space in itself
(Finn Juhl)
Chair is more than just a place to rest our bones, a great chair can demonstrate the very best in innovative design, indicate the most individual of tastes, and even connect us to wider artistic and cultural movements.
philosophy
—A chair is not just a product of decorative art in a space; it is a form and a space in itself (Finn Juhl)
Chair is more than just a place to rest our bones, a great chair can demonstrate the very best in innovative design, indicate the most individual of tastes, and even connect us to wider artistic and cultural movements.
a tribute to
the chair,
the most iconic
object of design
a tribute to
the chair,
the most iconic
object of design
a tribute to
the chair,
the most iconic
object of design
a tribute to
the chair,
the most iconic
object of design
a tribute to
the chair,
the most iconic
object of design
As long as people have been furnishing homes, they've been designing chairs to go in them. From antique pieces that inspired modern interpretations to original designs that remain as popular today as when they were first introduced.
these 50 chairs are the ones that have made the biggest impact on design history
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these 50 chairs are the ones that have made the biggest impact on design history
As long as people have been furnishing homes, they've been designing chairs to go in them. From antique pieces that inspired modern interpretations to original designs that remain as popular today as when they were first introduced.
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these 50 chairs are the ones that have made the biggest impact on design history
As long as people have been furnishing homes, they've been designing chairs to go in them. From antique pieces that inspired modern interpretations to original designs that remain as popular today as when they were first introduced.
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these 50 chairs are the ones that have made the biggest impact on design history
As long as people have been furnishing homes, they've been designing chairs to go in them. From antique pieces that inspired modern interpretations to original designs that remain as popular today as when they were first introduced.
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these 50 chairs are the ones that have made the biggest impact on design history
As long as people have been furnishing homes, they've been designing chairs to go in them. From antique pieces that inspired modern interpretations to original designs that remain as popular today as when they were first introduced.
We're exhibit the 50 most iconic chair designs of all time.

Whether you're discovering these styles for the very first time or learning something new about your favorite "it" chair, one thing's for sure: A simple chair has a lot to offer.
Want to enhance your
design knowledge?
buy ticket
We're exhibit the 50 most iconic chair designs of all time.

Whether you're discovering these styles for the very first time or learning something new about your favorite "it" chair, one thing's for sure: A simple chair has a lot to offer.
Want to enhance your
design knowledge?
buy ticket
We're exhibit the 50 most iconic chair designs of all time. Whether you're discovering these styles for the very first time or learning something new about your favorite "it" chair, one thing's for sure: A simple chair has a lot to offer.
Want to enhance your
design knowledge?
buy ticket
We're exhibit the 50 most iconic chair designs of all time. Whether you're discovering these styles for the very first time or learning something new about your favorite "it" chair, one thing's for sure: A simple chair has a lot to offer.
Want to enhance your
design knowledge?
buy ticket
buy ticket
Want to enhance your
design knowledge?
We're exhibit the 50 most iconic chair designs of all time. Whether you're discovering these styles for the very first time or learning something new about your favorite "it" chair, one thing's for sure: A simple chair has a lot to offer.
The various products also show how design responded to cultural changes and new inventions. The purpose of the exhibition is to communicate the inspirational context in which the various products were born.
Learn the true stories of innvention and imagination behind these museum-worthy designs
INSPIRATION
The various products also show how design responded to cultural changes and new inventions. The purpose of the exhibition is to communicate the inspirational context in which the various products were born.
Learn the true stories of innvention and imagination behind these museum-worthy designs
INSPIRATION
INSPIRATION
Learn the true stories of innvention and imagination behind these museum-worthy designs
The various products also show how design responded to cultural changes and new inventions. The purpose of the exhibition is to communicate the inspirational context in which the various products were born.
INSPIRATION
Learn the true stories of innvention and imagination behind these museum-worthy designs
The various products also show how design responded to cultural changes and new inventions. The purpose of the exhibition is to communicate the inspirational context in which the various products were born.
INSPIRATION
Learn the true stories of innvention and imagination behind these museum-worthy designs
The various products also show how design responded to cultural changes and new inventions. The purpose of the exhibition is to communicate the inspirational context in which the various products were born.
Hans Wegner
“Papa Bear” (1954)
PAPA BEAR
PAPA BEAR
PAPA BEAR
PAPA BEAR
Hans Wegner
“Papa Bear” (1954)
PAPA BEAR
PAPA BEAR
PAPA BEAR
PAPA BEAR
PAPA BEAR
Hans Wegner
“Papa Bear” (1954)
Hans Wegner
“Papa Bear” (1954)
PAPA BEAR
PAPA BEAR
PAPA BEAR
Hans Wegner
“Papa Bear” (1954)
PAPA BEAR
PAPA BEAR
PAPA BEAR
Butterfly
Chair (1938)
Butterfly
Butterfly
Butterfly
Butterfly
Chair (1938)
Butterfly
Butterfly
Butterfly
Butterfly
Chair (1938)
Butterfly
Butterfly
Butterfly
Butterfly
Chair (1938)
Butterfly
Butterfly
Butterfly
Butterfly
Chair (1938)
Butterfly
Butterfly
Butterfly
"Tube" Chair,
Joe Colombo (1969–70)
TUBE
TUBE
TUBE
TUBE
"Tube" Chair,
Joe Colombo (1969–70)
TUBE
TUBE
"Tube" Chair,
Joe Colombo (1969–70)
TUBE
TUBE
TUBE
"Tube" Chair,
Joe Colombo (1969–70)
TUBE
TUBE
TUBE
TUBE
TUBE
TUBE
"Tube" Chair,
Joe Colombo (1969–70)
Charles & Ray Eames
“Lounge & Ottoman” and “LCW” (1956)
LOUNGE
LOUNGE
LOUNGE
LOUNGE
Charles & Ray Eames
“Lounge & Ottoman” and “LCW” (1956)
LOUNGE
LOUNGE
Charles & Ray Eames
“Lounge & Ottoman” and “LCW” (1956)
LOUNGE
LOUNGE
LOUNGE
Charles & Ray Eames
“Lounge & Ottoman” and “LCW” (1956)
LOUNGE
LOUNGE
LOUNGE
LOUNGE
LOUNGE
LOUNGE
Charles & Ray Eames
“Lounge & Ottoman” and “LCW” (1956)
Clam Chair,
Philip Arctander
(1940)
CLAM
Clam
Clam
CLAM
Clam Chair,
Philip Arctander
(1940)
Clam
Clam
Clam Chair,
Philip Arctander (1940)
CLAM
Clam
Clam