Vitra is a Swiss company dedicated to improving the quality of homes, offices and public spaces through the power of design. Founded in 1950 and since then run as a family business.

Vitra is a Swiss company dedicated to improving the quality of homes, offices and public spaces through the power of design. Founded in 1950 and since then run as a family business.

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The latest ‘Whole Of Lifecycle Furniture’ initiatives: In review

In Australia alone, 6.4 per cent of all waste generated comes from furniture and furnishings. In this article, we review today’s most impactful Whole Of Lifecycle Furniture practices.

The era of Eero Saarinen: A life of iconic design

The life and career of Finnish-American architect and industrial designer Eero Saarinen set the stage for some of the world’s most iconic landmarks – both in the public realm and within our very own lounge rooms and workplaces. On the 75th anniversary of his Womb Chair we take a look back over Saarinen’s career.

Stylish showroom, historic space: Vitra’s new home in London

Iconic furniture pieces are displayed against the richly patinated industrial backdrop of the Grade II listed Tramshed building at Vitra’s new showroom in London.

The Indesign Edit On Healthcare Environments

Welcome to The Indesign Edit: Health Check. In this issue, we explore three of the best health and aged care projects and the outstanding products that contribute to achiever the overall design.

The Indesign Edit On Working The Workplace

Welcome to the first edition of The Indesign Edit. In this issue, we focus on commercial projects and feature three of the best that workplace design has to offer.

Leaders of the pack, Living Edge, opens in Melbourne

Thursday 27th February was a big night in Melbourne for the architecture and design community, not least because Living Edge Melbourne threw open its doors to their long-awaited new showroom in Richmond.

Past-Present-Future: Vitra feat. Virgil Abloh

TWENTYTHIRTYFIVE is the latest installation following a collaborative venture between Vitra and American architect and designer Virgil Abloh. Three new limited-edition products have also been launched as an exhibition spin-off.

Welcome to the beyond: EDITION 2018 is here

Find a world wherein the challenging and contradictory collide. Where allure enjoins surprise. Where beauty beckons the uncommon. Find EDITION.

Task chairs as seen at Orgatec 2018

Task chairs under review at Orgatec 2018

What would a workplace furniture trade show be without a deep dive into the latest innovations in task chairs? We take a look at the latest releases in Cologne.

The top installations from Salone 2018

Along with chairs, the Salone del Mobile has become synonymous with extravagant installations. Here is the top 6 from this year.

Salone 2017: Barber&Osgerby Talk Vitra’s New Mariposa Club

Narelle Yabuka caught up with dynamic duo Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby at Salone and quizzed them about their new Mariposa Club chairs for Vitra.

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The Bouroullec Cloud

Launched at Maison and Objet in Paris earlier this month, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec’s latest creation for Vitra is a cumulus-shaped vase.

It’s A Wrap! Saturday Indesign Singapore 2019

SGID 2019 immersed the community in design’s big issues in an exciting, fun-filled day. If you missed it, don’t worry, we’ll get you up to speed on the products and discussion topics you need to know. But you’ll have to wait till next time for the community connection!

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Caulfield Library Refurbishment, from John Wardle Architects

What are students’ expectations of academic libraries? This is a question John Wardle Architects tackled when renovating and expanding Monash University’s Caulfield Library.

Woodside, by Unispace

The same blue-sky thinking that underpins Woodside’s energy exploration, development delivery and supply business set the tone for its new global HQ in Perth, designed by Cox Architects and Unispace.

Yancoal Sydney Workplace, by Hammond Studio

Encouraging the evolution of company culture is no mean feat, particularly when said company is in an industry as notoriously conservative as mining. Yet with their new Darling Park office for Yancoal, Hammond Studio managed to do just that.

Hyundai Capital Convention Hall

Designed by Gensler, the Hyundai Capital Convention Hall in Seoul, South Korea has harnessed intelligent design strategies to achieve a distraction-free learning/training space for staff, a custom assembly space, a functions venue, a place for guest lectures and a great wow-factor for client showcasing and presentations.

From Here On

Designed by Siren Design, From Here On provides the sophistication of a boutique hotel with the comfort of a luxury apartment in a highly functional and welcoming workplace environment.

Bendigo Hospital by Bates Smart & Silver Thomas Hanley

The oft-opposing principles of medical-based thinking and evidence-based design have long been a sticking point for healthcare designers. The new Bendigo Hospital by Bates Smart and Silver Thomas Hanley shows us they need not be mutually exclusive. There is a sweet-spot to be found. It just takes an intelligent and intuitive design touch.

Gilbert + Tobin Barangaroo by Woods Bagot

Design that reflects its local environment is a huge focus for practising architects and designers, and Sydney’s Barangaroo development is a hotbed for this kind of thinking. Gilbert + Tobin’s new Barangaroo workplace, designed by Woods Bagot, draws inspiration from the rich history and landscape of the site, while nestling nicely into Sydney’s new commercial identity.

University of Melbourne Arts West by ARM Architecture & Architectus

What is ‘salon learning’ and how is design responding to this new educational format? Arts West, Melbourne Univeristy’s riotous new Arts Faculty by ARM Architecture and Architectus, reimagines on-campus learning via the philosophy of object-based learning.

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