Vitra Design Museum, front view
Vitra Design Museum, front view

The Vitra Design Museum ranks amongst the world’s leading design museums in Weil am Rhein, Germany . It is concerned with the study and presentation of design, past and present. It explores the relationship of design with architecture, art and everyday culture.


The design museum’s collection includes critical objects of design history and the estates of several essential designers. Researchers are given access to the library and archive. Museum exhibits are shown in multiple venues around the world. The Vitra Campus complements a diverse range of events, guided tours, and workshops.


The Vitra Design Museum was founded in 1989 by the Vitra company and Rolf Fehlbaum. Conceived initially to exhibit a collection of private furniture, the museum initially created smaller, unique exhibits, such as Erich Dieckmann or the then little-known Ron Arad


The first major internationally acclaimed exhibitions, including retrospectives on Charles and Ray Eames, Frank Lloyd Wright and Luis Barragán, and influential thematic exhibitions on Czech Cubism and the future of mobility, were presented in the opening decade, under the leadership of founding director Alexander von Vegesack. Also, the museum introduced a highly popular travelling exhibition scheme. It started to create its product lines to help fund the cultural activities programme. Simultaneously, the museum’s collection was expanded continuously, and an independent publishing house was created.



Red Dot Design Museum in Singapore – Encyclopedia of Design

A boutique museum located along the Waterfront Promenade in Singapore’s Marina Bay. The Red Dot Design Museum is the physical embodiment of the Red Dot Design Award. Learn and experience good design from more than 200 exhibition design projects from one of the world’s most prestigious design awards.

10 famous art museums I would like to visit – Encyclopedia of Design

The following list are some of the 10 most renowned art museums in the world. Although not a definitive list they do allow a digital experience on-line exhibits and some even have an explore option with Google street view. MoMA is a place that fuels creativity, ignites minds, and inspires.

Exploring the most fascinating museums in Paris

Paris is probably one of the most-visited tourist destinations in the world, and a paradise for art lovers. The city is dotted with some amazing museums and one of the most famous here is the Musée du Louvre, which boasts 35000 works displayed across 60000 sq/m.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.