Glazed , a Swiss company, is one of the largest manufacturers of furniture design. Glazed was created by Willi Fehlbaum in 1950 with Weil-amndts-Rhein in Germany.
The products Glazed
Glazed works with the most famous designers like Philippe Starck, Jasper Morrison, Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Hella Jongerius or Arik Levy. Glazed in addition continues to publish pieces of furniture emblematic of the design of the 20th century like those of Charles Eames & Ray Eames and of Jean Prouvé.
Among many remarkable editions, one can quote:
- the Coffee Counts (1944), of Isamu Noguchi
- the Chair (1948), of Charles Eames and Ray Eames, inspired by the sculpture Floating Figure of Gaston Lachaise
- the Panton Chair (1959), of Verner Panton
- the Coconut Chair (1955), of George Nelson
- the Wiggle Chair (1972), of Frank Gehry
- the armchair How High The Moon (1986), of Shiro Kuramata
- the chair Tom Vac (1999), of Ron Arad
- the modules Algae (2004), of Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec
Glazed and architectureSince 1981, Vitra grants much importance to its own architecture. In order to promovoir a complex and multiple vision architecture, Vitra entrusted the realization of each construction to a new architect:
- Glazed It Design Museum with Frank Gehry
- a workshop to Nicholas Grimshaw
- the House of conferences to Tadao Ando
- the barracks of the firemen, one of the first projects of Zaha Hadid
- a workshop to Alvaro Siza
- the construction of the building of factory of Neuenburg with Antonio Citterio
The company Glazed
Glazed is directed by Rolf Fehlbaum since 1976. Its head office is located at Birsfelden close to Basle (Swiss) and its production sites with Weil-amndts-Rhein (Germany), Neuenburg (Germany) and Allentown (the United States).
- the site of Glazed
- Vitra Design Museum
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