Would You Live in a VitraHaus?

It’s every design enthusiast’s dream to live in a house with objects and furniture designed by iconic greats such as Charles and Ray Eames, Verner Panton, the Bouroullec Brothers, and others. Some of the lucky few could achieve it, but the second best thing is to visit the VitraHaus in Germany.

The fantastic selling floor of the Vitrahaus. (Photo by Lorenz Cugini for Vitra)

There is the Vitra Museum, but the VitraHaus serves as a flagship store and conceptual space of sorts for the famous furniture company. It recently celebrated its tenth anniversary with a facelift by starchitects Herzog & de Meuron.

VitraHaus has rooms like in a real house, with imaginary occupants. This delightful living area features Eames bookshelves, a pink Bouroullec Slow chair, and accessories by Alexander Girard. (Photo by Lorenz Cugini for Vitra)

Arranged like in a real (Herzog & de Meuron-designed) house, VitraHaus has “imaginary occupants” with different personalities, lending a different flavor to each room, which range from whimsical and colorful to sleek and minimalist. All pieces are by your favorite Vitra designers, of course.

In a sleeker living room a graceful Arco Lamp frames two Grand Sofas. (Photo by Lorenz Cugini for Vitra)

While we are currently stranded in our homes, we can escape for the moment at the VitraHaus by visiting its website. All photos here are by Lorenz Cugini for Vitra.

Published by medinarach

I am an interior designer, writer, and content editor for print and web. Join me on my adventure as I look for design inspiration, art, and culture in everyday life.

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