Scale miniatures of the most important pieces of furniture in design history: Featuring creations by the icons of modern design such as Eames, Nelson, Breuer; more, the miniature classics from the Vitra Design Museum are exemplerary teaching objects with regard to quality and craftsmanship. Ideal academic or skilled trade demonstration pieces, the miniaures also make unique collector's items and gifts. Each Vitra miniature comes in a wooden box with a brochure providing art-historical information on the background to the design, biography of the designer, and the production history of the respective chair.
With more than 500 different chair designs to his credit, Hans J. Wegner is a recognized worldwide and the most prolific Danish designer to date. The Y-Chair was designed in 1960 and now recreated by the Vitra Design Museum.*Scale 1:6 Miniature ModelSize: 5 x 3.25 x 3.75 "
The Zig Zag Stool was designed by Gerrit Rietveld in 1934 as en expression of the Dutch Modernist Design Movement "De Stijl," and is now included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.Made of 4 rectangular sections of natural hardwood, intricatedly dovetailed and bonded together, Rietveld originally wanted to create the piece out of one solid piece of material. A statement of modernist seating, the Zig Zag...