Founded in Switzerland in 1950 by Willi and Erika Fehlbaum, Vitra has grown from a small shop fitting business to a furniture manufacturing company to the global design, furniture and architecture benchmark it is today. Vitra has a long history of collaborating with some of the world's most exciting designers, past and present. With their exciting design, Vitra’s furniture ensures the liveliness of living spaces through an ingenious mix of old and new, classic and contemporary. The company bases its philosophy on timeless quality and wonderful aesthetics, these have been their constants since the 1950s. The Akari lamp collection designed by Isamu Noguchi, the Eames Lounge Chair born from the genius of Charles and Ray Eames, the Girard Dolls created by Alexander Girard are just some of the products of the most acclaimed designers who have collaborated with Vitra. With the perfect balance between classic mid-century design and modern design, Vitra with its essence has managed to create innovative products and concepts, working with visionary designers to improve people's quality of life through the power of design.