Making Africa

Making Africa

A Continent of Contemporary Design
14/03/2015 – 13/09/2015

Showcasing the work of over 120 artists and designers, »Making Africa – A Continent of Contemporary Design« illustrates how design accompanies and fuels economic and political changes on the continent. Africa is presented as a hub of experimentation generating new approaches and solutions of worldwide relevance – and as a driving force for a new discussion of the potential of design in the twenty-first century. More

Architecture of Independence

Architecture of Independence

African Modernism
20/02/2015 – 31/05/2015

When many countries in Central and Sub-Saharan Africa gained their independence in the 1960s, experimental and futuristic architecture became a principal means by which the young nations expressed their national identities. The exhibition in the Vitra Design Museum Gallery is one of the first presentations of this remarkable period of more recent architectural history. This exhibition was researched and curated by architect and author Manuel Herz, with a substantial contribution by photographer Iwan Baan. More

Online Shop

Online Shop

Miniatures Collection and much more

The Miniatures Collection presents the most important classics in modern furniture history »en miniature«. Construction, materials and colours correspond perfectly with the historical originals from the Vitra Design Museum. This faithfulness to the details makes the miniatures worldwide unique. Find more in our Online Shop

Design Circle

Design Circle

Friends association

Become a member of Design Circle, the Vitra Design Museum’s friends association! It gives you the opportunity to participate in the work of the museum, to support its cultural activities and to benefit from a lot of membership advantages. More

do you read me?!

do you read me?!

Satellite Store at the Vitra Design Museum

Since its opening in 2008,the Berlin-based shop do you read me?! creates an international sensation with its offerings of exceptional magazines and books. A selection of interesting titles on architecture and design can now also be found at the Vitra Design Museum, complemented by special publications relating to the current exhibition. Publications can be purchased at the reception.

Current Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

Current Events

Current Events

Current Events

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Exhibitions worldwide

Exhibitions worldwide

Exhibitions worldwide