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Vitra Design Museum

Print! Experimentieren mit Siebdruck

27 February 2021 | 10.30 AM - 4.30 PM

Siebdruckverfahren sind bis heute zentrales Gestaltungsmittel von Textildesignern und Innenarchitekten. Inspiriert von der aktuellen Ausstellung «Home Stories. 100 Jahre, 20 visionäre Interieurs» im Vitra Design Museum entwerfen Teilnehmer des Workshops eigene Motive und Muster, mit denen Wohntextilien und Plakate gestaltet werden können.

Treffpunkt: Vitra Schaudepot
65,00 € pro Person
Mehr Informationen und Anmeldung: info@design-museum.notexisting@nodomain.comde

© Vitra Design Museum, Foto: Bettina Matthiessen

Vitra Design Museum


Charles-Eames-Strasse 2,  DE-79576  Weil am Rhein, Germany

Foto: Norbert Miguletz

Opening Hours

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The Vitra Campus and the Vitra Design Museum will remain closed until further notice due to current developments in the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

Vitra and the Vitra Design Museum are obliged to take these necessary measures to protect visitors and employees on the Vitra Campus from infection with the coronavirus. Our medically assisted task force will continue to review our policy on a regular basis.

We hope that the current situation will soon improve and that we will be able to welcome you back to the Vitra Campus soon. As soon as the Vitra Campus reopens for visitors, we will communicate this on and


The Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein numbers among the world's leading museums of design. It is dedicated to the research and presentation of design, past and present, and examines design's relationship to architecture, art and everyday culture. In the main museum building by Frank Gehry, the museum annually mounts two major temporary exhibitions. In addition, smaller shows are presented in the Vitra Museum Gallery, which often follow a more contemporary and experimental approach. 

Often developed with renowned designers, many of the museum's exhibitions cover highly relevant contemporary themes, such as future technologies, sustainability or questions like mobility and social responsibility. Others are presenting historical topics or monographic exhibitions on iconic designers.

The exhibitions are accompanied by lectures, guided tours, workshops and educational programmes. Many of the museum’s exhibitions travel to partner museums all over the world. The work of the Vitra Design Museum is based on its unique collection of furniture, lighting and interior design.


Vitra Design Museum 13 €
Vitra Design Museum reduced 11 €

Vitra Schaudepot 10 €
Vitra Schaudepot reduced 8 €

Vitra Design Museum + Schaudepot 19 €
Vitra Design Museum + Schaudepot reduced 17 €

Reduced prices:
Young people from the age 12, students, seniors, disabled persons, groups of more than 10 people, combination of 3 and more tickets/persons.
Children under 12 years of age free

Museums-PASS-Musées Free admission


Bus 55 from Basel Claraplatz > Vitra
Tram 8 > Weil am Rhein Bahnhof/ Zentrum, approx. 20 minute walk
Train from Basel Badischer Bahnhof > Weil am Rhein Bahnhof, approx. 20 minute walk

Vitra Design Museum

Vitra Schaudepot: The Vitra Design Museum Collection - 1800 to the Present

Permanent exhibition

The Schaudepot was initiated with the goal of making the constantly growing collection of the Vitra Design Museum more accessible to the public.

The cornerstone for the collection was laid by the museum's founder Rolf Fehlbaum. In the 1980s he assembled a collection ...
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Vitra Design Museum

Vitra Schaudepot: Gae Aulenti: A Creative Universe

29 February 2020 - 18 April 2021

Gae Aulenti is one of the most influential architects and designers of the post-war period. As early as the 1960s, her iconic creations – such as her «Locus Solus»« series (1964), the «Pipistrello» (1965) and «King Sun» (1967) lamps – played a vital role in Italy’s global ...
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Vitra Design Museum

Gallery: Memphis: 40 Years of Kitsch and Elegance

06 February 2021 - 23 January 2022

The Memphis group was one of the most unusual phenomena to appear in the world of design in recent decades. It emerged in the winter of 1980/81, when a group of young designers eager to break away from the dogmas of functionalism and industrial design formed around the ...
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Vitra Design Museum

German Design 1949–1989: Two Countries, One History

20 March 2021 - 05 September 2021

An exhibition by the Vitra Design Museum, the Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, and the Wüstenrot Stiftung.

Driven by the Bauhaus and Werkbund movements, German Design gained wide recognition in the early twentieth century. After 1949, its ...
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Digital Special

Vitra Design Museum

Dieter Rams – A German Design Legend | DIGITAL TALK (EN)

21 March 2021 | 6.00 PM

Instagram Live Talk with Sophie Lovell

Journalist and curator Sophie Lovell, who published the 2011 book «As Little Design as Possible: The Work of Dieter Rams», is regarded as an expert authority on Dieter Rams’ oeuvre. In a live talk on Instagram, Lovell will ...
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Digital Special

Vitra Design Museum

Screening of the film «Rams» by Gary Hustwit

21 March 2021 | 6.45 PM

Dieter Rams is regarded as the most influential designer of the former West Germany, whose work ranges from legendary electrical appliances and minimalist furnishings to his manifesto «Ten Principles for Good Design». As part of this evening devoted to Dieter Rams, the expert ...
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Digital Special

Vitra Design Museum

How are you doing, Germany? | DIGITAL TALK (DE)

23 March 2021 | 6.00 PM - 7.00 PM

Guests: Christoph Amend and Aelrun Goette

More than 30 years after German reunification, views of «Eastern» and «Western» Germany are still shaped by myths and clichés. Film director Aelrun Goette and Christoph Amend, Editorial Director of ZEIT-Magazin and author ...
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Digital Special

Vitra Design Museum

German Design – Making Of | DIGITAL TALK (EN)

08 April 2021 | 6.00 PM - 6.30 PM

Instagram Live Talk with Konstantin Grcic

Konstantin Grcic, one of Germany’s most prominent contemporary designers, conceived the exhibition in-stallation for «German Design 1949–1989: Two Countries, One History». Curator Erika Pinner talks with Grcic about their ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Workshop: The Weil Chair (DE)


In this Workshop participants will be able to build their own Weil Chair after the Design by Van Bo Le-Mentzel.

Vitra Schaudepot
€ 115.00 per person
Maximun group size: 9
Workshops in English upon request.
Registration, inquiries and bookings: ...
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