Chair Times

Chair Times, A film by Heinz Bütler, Production HookFilm & Kultur Produktion GmbH in cooperation with the Vitra Design Museum, 2018 (German with English subtitles)

«Chair Times charts a course through an ocean of chairs. In the focus are 125 objects from the Collection of the Vitra Design Museum. Arranged according to their year of production, they illustrate development from 1807 to the very latest designs straight off the 3D printer, forming a timeline to modern seating design. And your guide through the history of chairs is Rolf Fehlbaum».

Chair Stories, 16 Short Films

«In response to the overwhelming interest in Chair Times (our 90-minute documentary on the history of seating furniture) we are delighted to present a further series of sixteen short films under the title Chair Stories that delve deeper into the main themes touched upon in the documentary. Available for free viewing over the coming weeks, the films feature specialists such as gallerist and collector Ulrich Fiedler, architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron, and many others».