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Stylish furniture that floats...if you ever need it to. The Vitra Cork Family by Jasper Morrison includes three different side tab...le models made out of cork, which means they're light, tough and pleasant to touch. Each of the three available models is sturdily designed, stable and can be used safely indoors or out. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Cork Family is available with the following: Details: Made of turned natural cork Designed by Jasper Morrison, 2004 Options: Color: Natural Oak Design: Model A, Model B, Model C Dimensions: Item: Height 13", Overall Diameter 12.25" Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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The Vitra T. Vac Chair by Ron Arad is designed with a remarkable seat "shell" that, in addition to being visually impressive, is q...uite comfortable. The unique ridged form is made out of dyed polypropylene, set atop a tubular metal base. Such construction makes it quite durable and able to withstand virtually any conditions, indoors or out. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The T. Vac Chair is available with the following: Details: Made of dyed polypropylene Metal frame Hard glides Stackable up to 5 high Suitable inside and outside Designed by Ron Arad, 1999 Options: Color: Black, White Base: Chrome, Powder-Coated Dimensions: Item: Height 29.5", Width 25.5", Depth 25.25" Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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The Vitra Bovist Floor Pillow by Hella Jongerius takes its name from the German for "puffball," and its form follows suit. Side da...rts, polystyrene bead filling and varied colors make it a comfortable and whimsical addition to any setting, whether as a decorative floor pillow, ottoman or stool. Comes with a knitted side handle for easy moving. Available in three motifs. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Bovist Floor Pillow is available with the following: Details: Made of 70% viscose and 30% linen Compact filling of polystyrene beads Knitted handle Designed by Hella Jongerius, 2005 Options: Color: Multi Color Design: Dove, Lacemaker, Pottery Dimensions: Item: Height 15", Overall Diameter 21.25" Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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The Vitra Tip Ton Chair is equally at ease at work and at rest. Its name is derived from its dual sitting positions. When working,... tilting the chair forward a few degrees results in ergonomic alignment of the pelvis and spine. It stays in place until tipped back into a normal sitting position. Designed by Edward Barber and Jay Ogersby. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Tip Ton Chair is available with the following: Details: Made of polypropylene Polyethylene glides Stackable up to 4 high Designed by Edward Barber and Jay Ogersby, 2011 Made in Switzerland Options: Color: Basic Dark, Cactus, Earth Grey, Glacier Blue, Ice Grey, Mustard, Poppy Red, White Dimensions: Item: Height 31", Width 20", Depth 21.75" Seat: Height 18.5" Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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$5,345.00
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Design by Alberto Meda. By Vitra. Alberto Meda's engineering roots are reflected in the design and functionality of his MedaMorph ...series of tables. Constructed with an intelligently designed system base, the MedaMorph Table by Vitra features a boat-shaped melamine table top with gently rounded corners that encourage interaction. Gently splayed polished aluminum legs convey a lightness of form. read more

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$13,195.00
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Design by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, 2006/2008. The Alcove Three Seater Sofa is more than just a piece of furniture, it is a room... within a room. With high, flexible side and back panels, the Alcove Three Seater Sofa creates the setting for a safe and secure world. Soft cushions and upholstery provide a relaxed setting to withdraw from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Pair the Alcove Ottoman with the Alcove Three Seater Sofa for ultimate luxury. read more

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$1,775.00
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Design by Frank Gehry, 1972. By Vitra. Frank Gehry is well-known for his use of unusual materials. With his 1972 furniture series ..."Easy Edges" he succeeds in lending an aesthetic dimension to such an everyday material as cardboard. But although they look surprisingly simple, the "Easy Edges" have been constructed with the consummate skill of an architect and are exceedingly robust and stable. read more

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$640.00
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Design by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, 2004. By Vitra. The Metal Side Tables belong to that category of furniture, which, while not... being the focal point of the fittings, is nonetheless indispensable in making them complete. Small, rather unassuming aids, they can be easily moved to other locations and used for a wide variety of purposes, performing a wide range of valuable services. Thanks to the harmony of their dimensions and the attractive formal contrast between slender table tops and voluminous, socle-like legs, they make an attractive addition wherever they stand. read more

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$730.00
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Design by Isamu Noguchi, 1957. By Vitra. Noguchi's "Prismatic Table" is based on purely geometric forms. This novel three-legged s...ide table with its hexagonal tabletop is made of folded sheet aluminum and was inspired by traditional Japanese paper folding techniques. Collection Vitra Design Museum. read more

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$3,665.00
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Design by Antonio Citterio, 2010. Versatile and modern, the Suita Daybed is part of the Suita Collection from Vitra. Designed for ...maximum comfort, the Suita Daybed is unique and comes in a wide range of fabrics and colors. The slender seat shell allows for maximum seating area, while the Suita Daybed maintains a small footprint. Convenient for use in tight urban spaces, the Suita Daybed is substantial enough to accommodate every shape and size while remaining quite elegant. The Suita Daybed is firm with a neck cushion roll. Available in six different fabrics and a wide-range of colors. read more

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$11,340.00
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Design by Isamu Noguchi, 1946. By Vitra. The Freeform Sofa is a timeless classic, exuding mid-century modern appeal that is distin...guished by designer Isamu Noguchi's minimal and modular elements. Freeform's plush, rounded shapes are reminiscent of flat, oversized river pebbles ? and Noguchi himself fittingly describes his design as "soft rock". Thanks to its organic shape and the natural tones of its upholstery fabric choices, the sofa has a lightweight and elegant appearance that compliments a variety of living spaces. The Freeform Sofa is part of the esteemed Vitra Design Museum Collection. Product Features: Beech wood frame/structure Removable covers Natural Maple or Stained Walnut Color base options read more

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$9,775.00
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Design by Jasper Morrison, 2004. With its simple, clean lines and angular shapes, the Park Two-Seater Sofa epitomizes the traditio...n of classic modern upholstered furniture. Jasper Morrison's philosophy while designing the Park family was to improve upon prototypical objects without altering their form drastically. The harmonious proportions of the Park Two-Seater Sofa create a suitable piece for a wide variety of environments, while always offering superb comfort. Pair with the Optional Park Sofa Armrest Cushion for added comfort. read more

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Inspired by Gaston Lachaise's "Floating Figure" sculpture, Charles and Ray Eames created the La Chaise lounge for a competition at... the New York MoMA in 1948. At 1:6 scale, the Vitra Miniature La Chaise brings the voluminous, organic piece down to size. Like the original, this miniature is made out of molded polyurethane atop a steel tube and oak base. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature La Chaise is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of polyurethane, steel and oak Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Charles and Ray Eames, 1948 Dimensions: Item: Height 5.5", Width 9.75", Depth 5.5" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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Named after a street near his New York studio, and resembling a glossy insect, the Greene Street Chair was designed by Gaetano Pes...ce in 1985. The Vitra Miniature Greene Street Chair uses all the same distinctive materials and manufacturing as the original: a highly polished fiberglass-reinforced plastic body on eight steel legs with suction cup feet. It even includes Pesce's signature dash of red on the seat. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Greene Street Chair is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of fiberglass-reinforced plastic, steel Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Gaetano Pesce, 1985 Dimensions: Item: Height 6.25", Width 3", Depth 3.25" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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In 1987, Frank Gehry continued his experimentation with cardboard with the Little Beaver chair and ottoman. With its edges exposed..., the thick slices of corrugated cardboard looked rough, but actually turned out to be both soft and supportive. Made out of the same material, the Vitra Miniature Little Beaver replicates the original's distinctive, airy form at 1:6 scale. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Little Beaver is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of corrugated cardboard Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Frank Gehry, 1986 Dimensions: Ottoman: Height 3.25", Width 3", Depth 3.75" Chair: Height 5.75", Width 5.75", Depth 5.75" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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At once surprising, industrial and poetic, the Well Tempered Chair was originally designed by Ron Arad in 1986. Made out of temper...ed steel sheets formed into arches, the chair is actually flexible, moving with a sitter and then bouncing back into its original shape. The Vitra Miniature Well Tempered Chair is constructed the same way, and is just as bouncy and intriguing. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Well Tempered Chair is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of temper-rolled stainless steel Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Ron Arad, 1986 Dimensions: Item: Height 5", Width 6", Depth 5.75" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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Cozy, comfy and protective, the Womb Chair by Eero Saarinen is officially an icon of postwar American Modernism. Created in 1946, ...it was the first mass-produced chair to use fiberglass-reinforced plastic. As a perfect 1:6 scale model of the original, the Vitra Miniature Womb Chair and Ottoman features the same plastic shell covered in bright orange upholstery. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Womb Chair and Ottoman is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of fiberglass-reinforced plastic, fabric, chromed base Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Eero Saarinen, 1946 Dimensions: Item: Height 5", Width 3.75", Depth 4.25" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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Originally a sculptor, Harry Bertoia took the techniques he used to manipulate metal wire and translated them into furniture desig...n. In 1952, the result was the Diamond Chair, made by strategically bending a quadratic lattice of steel wire into an organically shaped diamond embraced by an iron base. The Vitra Miniature Diamond Chair perfectly recreates the airiness and smooth geometry at 1:6 scale. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Diamond Chair is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of steel wire and iron Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Harry Bertoia, 1952 Dimensions: Item: Height 4.5", Width 7.5", Depth 5.25" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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Designed in 1945, the Eames Plywood Lounge is not only emblematic of mid-century modern design but revolutionized the production o...f modern furniture designs to follow. After years of experimentation, Charles and Ray Eames were able to mold plywood into strong and comfortable forms with relative ease. It is a technique that is employed to this day. The Vitra Miniature Eames LCW (or Lounge Chair Wood) pays tribute to this important contribution. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Eames LCW is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of laminated molded plywood Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Charles and Ray Eames, 1945 Dimensions: Item: Height 4.5", Width 3.5", Depth 4" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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The B3 Wassily is a club chair stripped bare. Designed by Marcel Breuer in 1925 for painter and Bauhaus instructor Wassily Kandins...ky, it was the first chair ever made out of seamless, precision-drawn tubular steel. Taut leather strips provide support, yet offer a visual sense of lightness not possible with conventional seating. At 1:6 scale, the Vitra Miniature B3 Wassily replicates the Bauhaus classic down to the last minimalist detail. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature B3 Wassily is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of nickel-plated tubular steel, black leather Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Marcel Breuer, 1925 Dimensions: Item: Height 4.75", Width 5", Depth 4.5" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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In 1926, Dutch designer Mart Stam created what would become the first cantilevered chair, the Stuhl W1. From a prototype made of s...awed-off gas pipes, the final chair was made from a single slender piece of tubular steel reinforced at bends with solid iron. The seat and backrest were simple panels of woven fabric. This unassuming yet revolutionary form is duplicated in the Vitra Miniature Chair W1. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Chair W1 is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of lacquered tubular steel, fabric bands Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Mart Stam, 1926 Dimensions: Item: Height 5.5", Width 3", Depth 3.5" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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In 1958, Charles and Ray Eames created the Aluminum Group, a comprehensive set of indoor and outdoor seating designed to be strong..., lightweight, ergonomic and stylistically versatile. Along with the signature aluminum frame, the indoor models featured smooth and refined ribbed leather upholstery. The Vitra Miniature Aluminum Chair is a perfect 1:6 scale model of the Aluminum Group Armchair. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Aluminum Chair is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of polished cast aluminum, leather Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Charles and Ray Eames, 1958 Dimensions: Item: Height 5.5", Width 3", Depth 4" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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Designed by Sori Yanagi in 1954, the Butterfly Stool has an unusual, fluid form made possible by utilizing the bent plywood techni...que created by Charles and Ray Eames. Unusual too is its construction: two identical pieces connected by a brass rod. The resulting shape is evocative of torii (gates) to Shinto shrines, or a butterfly's wings. The Vitra Miniature Butterfly Stool presents the same graceful curves at 1/6th the size of the original. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Butterfly Stool is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of bent plywood, brass Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Sori Yanagi, 1954 Dimensions: Item: Height 2.75", Width 3", Depth 2.25" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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In the 1960s, Eero Aarnio was one of the most playful embracers of new plastic technology, as is evidenced by his Ball Chair (1965...). Its space capsule-inspired shell--round and glossily austere--rotates to reveal a cozy, plushly upholstered interior. This futuristic chair is shrunk and copied down to the last detail in the Vitra Miniature Ball Chair. And yes, it does still spin. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Ball Chair is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of fiberglass, aluminum, fabric Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Eero Aarnio, 1965 Dimensions: Item: Height 8.25", Width 7.5", Depth 6.75" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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The LCM (or Lounge Chair Metal) was part of Charles and Ray Eames' successful foray into molded plywood furniture in 1945. This pa...rticular model used nickel-plated tubular steel to support the molded wood laminate seat and back. The Vitra Miniature LCM is made the same way as the original chair, but stands at 1/6th the size. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Eames LCM is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of nickel-plated tubular steel, black laminate wood Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Charles and Ray Eames, 1945 Dimensions: Item: Height 4.25", Width 3.75", Depth 4.25" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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Key to the industrialization of furniture design was simplified mass production. One of the first chairs to be made in large quant...ities was the Gartenstuhl by Karl Friedrich Schinkel in 1820. While intricately detailed, the cast iron construction made for easy and fast reproduction. The Vitra Miniature Garden Chair is just as lovely and durable, and is cast at exactly 1:6 scale of the original. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Garden Chair is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of cast iron Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, 1820 Dimensions: Item: Height 5.25", Width 3.5", Depth 3.25" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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Designed by Mies van der Rohe in 1929 for the world's fair in Barcelona, the MR 90 chair is a modern design icon...modeled on anci...ent Egyptian furnishings. Barcelona is a fixed interpretation of a collapsible Egyptian scissors chair. Instead of wood, it's made of chromed steel and button-stitched leather upholstery. This early example of "International Design" is interpreted in 1:6 scale in the Vitra Miniature MR 90 Barcelona. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature MR 90 Barcelona is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of chrome-plated steel strip, leather (straps and cushions) Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Mies van der Rohe, 1929 Dimensions: Item: Height 5", Width 5", Depth 5" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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Designed by Hans Coray for the Swiss regional exhibition (or "Landi") of 1939, the Landi Chair was everything an outdoor chair sho...uld be: strong, lightweight, stackable and comfortable. It was made entirely out of aluminum, with a perforated sheet aluminum body and tubular aluminum frame, all anodized for corrosion-resistance. The Vitra Miniature Landi Chair is made just the same way (although, at 1/6th the size, the perforations are much smaller). Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Landi Chair is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of sheet aluminum, synthetic gliders Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Hans Coray, 1938 Dimensions: Item: Height 5", Width 3.5", Depth 4.25" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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The first time that Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen collaborated, the result was the Organic Armchair, which won first pla...ce in the 1940 MoMA competition for "Organic Design in Home Furnishings." The comfortable ergonomic seat was made possible by molding plywood and covering it in foam rubber and fabric. The smooth form is replicated in 1:6 scale by the Vitra Miniature Organic Armchair. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Organic Armchair is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of molded plywood, birch wood, foam rubber, fabric Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Charles and Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen; 1940 Dimensions: Item: Height 6", Width 5", Depth 4" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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One of those furniture designs you know at a glance. Perhaps the best known creation of Charles and Ray Eames, the simply named Lo...unge Chair and Ottoman is both stylish and supremely comfortable. For these admirable qualities, it has become an ubiquitous piece in modern interior designs. The Vitra Miniature Lounge Chair and Ottoman features the original's signature molded plywood shells and plush tufted leather. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Lounge Chair and Ottoman is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of bent plywood, cast aluminum, leather Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Charles and Ray Eames, 1956 Dimensions: Chair: Height 5.5", Width 5.5", Depth 5.5" Ottoman: Height 2.75", Width 4.25", Depth 3.5" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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Originally part of an art installation in 1997, Ron Arad was able to come up with a version of the Tom Vac Chair suitable for mass... production in less than two years. While the distinctive seat shell was originally made out of vacuum-formed aluminum, a transition to more flexible polypropylene proved more comfortable. The Vitra Miniature T. Vac Chair is also made out of plastic, and also duplicates the chromed steel base. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature T. Vac Chair is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of plastic, chromed steel Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Ron Arad, 1999 Dimensions: Item: Height 5", Width 4.5", Depth 3.75" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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The fluid lines of the first flexible cantilevered chair are recreated in the Vitra Miniature MR 20. It was in 1927 that Mies van ...der Rohe improved on the cantilever design innovated by Mart Stam just a year earlier. Instead of rigidly reinforcing bends, van der Rohe was able to use the elasticity of steel tubing to his advantage, creating MR 20's sweeping and subtly bouncy--yet still structurally strong--curves. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature MR 20 is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of nickel-plated tubular steel, leather Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Mies van der Rohe, 1927 Dimensions: Item: Height 5.25", Width 3.5", Depth 5.75" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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The phenomenon of furniture as Pop Art is epitomized by the La Mamma lounge chair. Designed by Gaetano Pesce in 1969, it also show...s off his affection for anthropomorphic shapes. The chair was designed to resemble a female fertility figure, with a ball attached to symbolize captivity. The Vitra Miniature La Mamma is just as sculptural, made out of polyurethane foam and upholstered in bright nylon jersey. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature La Mamma is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of polyurethane foam, nylon jersey Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Gaetano Pesce, 1969 Dimensions: Item: Height 6", Width 7.5", Depth 9" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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When it was first designed by Charles Rennie Macintosh in 1903, the Hill House 1 Chair helped introduce a cleaner, geometric style... apart from that era's more flowery Art Nouveau. The Vitra Miniature Hill House 1 depicts beautifully that original's extended back (recalling Shaker ladderback chairs), and is made out of the same black-stained maple and emerald green upholstery. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Hill House 1 is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of black-stained maple, green fabric Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Charles Rennie Macintosh, 1903 Dimensions: Item: Height 9.25", Width 2.5", Depth 2.75" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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Finnish designer Alvar Aalto was renowned for his blending of Scandinavian craft with Bauhaus efficiency and a love of nature. Thi...s is perfectly illustrated by Armchair No. 41, designed for the Paimio Sanatorium in 1930. Simple and efficiently constructed, it pairs a plywood seat (with rolled ends that function as springs) with a laminate frame. At 1/6th the size, the Vitra Miniature Art. 41 "Paimio" is just as sleek and bouncy. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Art. 41 "Paimio" is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of plywood, wood laminate Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Alvar Aalto, 1930 Dimensions: Item: Height 4", Width 4", Depth 5.75" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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The Vitra Miniature Barrel Chair captures all the intricate spindle work and unique rounded shape of the 1904 design classic by Fr...ank Lloyd Wright. He created the original Barrel Chair to furnish the D.D. Martin House in Buffalo, NY. While the square spindle supports are representative of his linear aesthetic, the curved barrel shape, flared backrest and double-sided cushion show some of Wright's softer side. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Barrel Chair is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of cherry wood, velour fabric, plastic glides Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, 1904 Dimensions: Item: Height 5.5", Width 4", Depth 4" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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Designed in 1929 by Le Corbusier and associates, the Highly Comfortable Armchair (or Faut. a Grand Confort in French) distinguishe...d itself with its exterior framing and highly structured yet plush leather cushions. The Vitra Miniature Highly Comfortable Armchair is just as finely constructed and upholstered. But at 1/6th the size of the original chair, you'll just have to take the miniature's comfort for granted. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Highly Comfortable Armchair is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of Nickel-plated tubular steel, Black leather Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Le Corbusier, 1929 Dimensions: Item: Height 4.75", Width 5", Depth 4.5" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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The Vitra Miniature Plywood Elephant pays tribute to a piece that was never actually released to the public. In 1945, Charles and ...Ray Eames created a toy elephant using bent plywood. While this distinctive creature was eventually put into production, it was made using plastic instead of wood. This petite pachyderm is a 1:6 scale recreation of the original. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Plywood Elephant is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of bent plywood Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Charles and Ray Eames, 1945 Dimensions: Item: Height 2.75", Width 2.75", Depth 5" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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While the name suggests something of an inferiority complex, the Standard Chair (designed in 1934 by Jean Prouve) demonstrated a b...rand new way of combining bent plywood with steel. A smooth plywood seat and back sit atop a unique steel base, with tubular front legs and wedges of sheet steel for the back. The understated yet innovative structure is replicated in 1:6 scale in the Vitra Miniature Standard Chair. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Standard Chair is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of bent plywood, lacquered tube and sheet steel, rubber (feet) Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Jean Prouve, 1934 Dimensions: Item: Height 5.25", Width 2.75", Depth 3.25" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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After working on three-dimensional molded shells for 10 years, the advent of fiberglass technology made it possible for Charles an...d Ray Eames to produce the DSW Chair in 1950. The fiberglass seat was strong, comfortable and inexpensive to produce. Fiberglass eventually transitioned to more environmentally-friendly polypropylene, which is what comprises the body of the Vitra Miniature Eames DSW. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Eames DSW is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of polypropylene with wood and metal wire base Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Charles and Ray Eames, 1950 Dimensions: Item: Height 5.25", Width 3", Depth 3.25" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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Designed in 1956 by George Nelson, the Marshmallow Sofa is arguably the first "pop art" furniture design. The use of numerous roun...d leather cushions transformed the traditional sofa into a 3D, pixelated sculpture, with a symmetrical shape not unlike an open waffle iron. The Vitra Miniature Marshmallow Sofa duplicates the original's form with petite White leather cushions on a steel and aluminum frame. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Marshmallow Sofa is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of varnished steel tubing, aluminum, leather Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by George Nelson, 1956 Dimensions: Item: Height 5.25", Width 8.5", Depth 5.25" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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In 1963, Danish furniture designer Grete Jalk pushed the boundaries of what bent plywood could accomplish with her Laminated Chair.... As a 1:6 scale model of the original, the Vitra Miniature Laminated Chair features the same improbably tight folds and curves of warm laminated teak veneer. Brass connectors secure and stabilize the base. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Laminated Chair is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of bent teak veneer and brass Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Grete Jalk, 1963 Dimensions: Item: Height 5", Width 3.75", Depth 2.5" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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When fiberglass came to Finland in the late 1950s, designer Yrjo Kukkapuro wasted no time using it to create a comfortable chair b...ased on the shape of the human body. However, costs were prohibitive until 1964, when the Karuselli (and its fiberglass-reinforced polyester shell) was finally put into production. The Vitra Miniature Karuselli replicates the original's ergonomic form, smooth leather upholstery and balanced swiveling base. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Karuselli is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of polyurethane resin, leather, metal Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Yrjo Kukkapuro, 1964 Dimensions: Item: Height 6", Width 5.5", Depth 6.5" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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Also known as the "Wishbone Chair," the Y-Chair by Hans J. Wegner (1950) is a blend of traditional Danish craft and artistic joine...ry inspired by Chinese forms. Its signature Y-shaped backrest resembles the natural forking of a branch, while the plaited twine seat is symbolic of grasses along Danish shores. The Vitra Miniature Y-Chair is a 1:6 scale model of the classic original, and was made using the same rustic materials and techniques. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Y-Chair is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of birch wood, paper twine Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Hans J. Wegner, 1950 Dimensions: Item: Height 5", Width 3.25", Depth 3.75" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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The advent of synthetic foams and elastic fabrics in the 1960s allowed for the curving loops seen in the Ribbon Chair. Designed by... Pierre Paulin in 1966, Ribbon has a bent tubular steel frame covered in foam padding and seamless stretch fabric. The result is comfortable and allows for a variety of seating positions. The Vitra Miniature Ribbon Chair is just as gracefully sculpted, at 1:6 scale. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Ribbon Chair is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of steel, form-pressed plywood, foam padding, stretch fabric, plastic Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Pierre Paulin, 1966 Dimensions: Item: Height 5", Width 6.75", Depth 4.75" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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Created by German designer Peter Ghyczy in 1968, the Garden Egg was intended to be a stylish yet playful garden chair that could r...emain outside year-round. Like the original, the Vitra Miniature Garden Egg has a waterproof egg-shaped polyurethane body with a hinged lid protecting the internal cushions and upholstery. However, even though you technically can, you probably won't want to leave this keepsake outdoors. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Garden Egg is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of lacquered polyurethane, fabric interior, metal (lid hinge) Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Peter Ghyczy, 1968 Dimensions: Item Open: Height 5.5" Item: Width 4.75", Depth 3" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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Designed by Ron Arad in 1988, you could easily envision the Big Easy Chair on the set of Pee Wee's Playhouse. With its exaggerated..., voluptuous curves, it looked like a cartoon of a chair brought to life. It was also improbably constructed out of sheet stainless steel, as is the miniature offered here. The Vitra Miniature Big Easy has all the beauty of the original, but is 1/6th the size. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Big Easy is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of stainless sheet steel Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Ron Arad, 1988 Dimensions: Item: Height 6.75", Width 8.5", Depth 5" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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Cartoonish, irreverent and with somewhat hallucinogenic proportions, the Bocca Sofa was designed by Studio 65 in 1970. With a uniq...ue form made possible through the use of cold-expanded polyurethane, the sofa is covered in bright red fabric, with a pouty lower lip for the seat and an upper lip backrest. Even as a 1:6 scale model, the Vitra Miniature Bocca is still one pretty big mouth. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Bocca is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of polyurethane foam, fabric Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Studio 65, 1970 Dimensions: Item: Height 5.75", Width 14", Depth 5.25" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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The Vitra Miniature .02 Chair is handcrafted to be a perfect 1:6 model of the original .02 Chair, designed by Maarten Van Severen ...in 1992. It features a single continuous panel of beech plywood bent into a fluid seat and back and set on a sleek aluminum base. This miniature even includes the black plastic glides. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature .02 Chair is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Beech plywood seat, aluminum base, plastic glides Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Maarten van Severen, 1992 Dimensions: Item: Height 5", Width 2.5", Depth 3.75" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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The Vitra Miniature Eames DKR "Wire Chair" perfectly replicates the original chair's intricate metal wire seat and "Eiffel Tower" ...base, but at 1/6th the size. Designed by Charles and Ray Eames in 1951, the Wire Chair was modeled on the human body, making it surprisingly comfortable despite the hard, cold steel wire used to make it. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Eames DKR "Wire Chair" is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of chromium-plated steel wire Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Charles and Ray Eames, 1951 Dimensions: Item: Height 5.25", Width 3.25", Depth 3.75" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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