Vitra is holding its first Factory Sale this coming September, which is a great chance to get an iconic chair or a few for less. During the sale day on the Vitra Campus, one would also be able to visit the Vitra Design Museum, the VitraHaus (by Herzog and DeMeuron) and see how the design classic, the Lounge Chair by Charles & Ray Eames, is manufactured.
On September 17th, the first ever factory sale is taking place on the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein (D) from 9am till 6pm, just 7 km from Basel (CH). Products from the Home Collection and design classics, which have been on display in the VitraHaus or used for photo shoots will be up for sale with reductions of up to 65%!
â€œVertreterstuhlâ€ or â€œKlassenraumstuhlâ€ (â€œClassroom Chairâ€)
Germany, c. 1970
C. 30 Â¾ in. (78 cm) high, 26 in. (66 cm) wide
Originally called the â€œVertreterstuhlâ€, the chairs were part of an installation of a â€œclassroomâ€ at Galerie MÃ¼ller in Cologne in 1971. Since then the chair is also called â€œclassroom chairâ€. Literature: Take a seat: Meisterwerke des Stuhldesigns â€“ Masterpieces of Chair Design, Chart Gallery, Basel, 2005, pp. 102-103.
Object No.: 8005
Price on request.
Lohman specializes in European design and decorative arts from the 1920s -1980s from mainly German designers and artistic movements.
A “Vertreterstuhl” is an Sales Rep Chair in the English language.