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Herzog & de Meuron - Hocker

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Vitra

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SKU #: VTA1038
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Vitra Herzog & de Meuron - Hocker

Features:

  • Constructed of birch
  • Modern accent stool
  • Can be used for commercial use

Dimensions:

  • Overall: 16.5" H x 15.5" W x 11.75" D

Vitra Herzog & de Meuron - Hocker

Weights & Dimensions

  • Overall: 16.5" H x 15.5" W x 11.75" D
  • Seat: 16.5" H x 15.5" W x 11.75" D

Features

Frame Finish: 1: BrownFrame Finish: 2: White
Pattern: SolidStyle: Modern
Frame Material: Wood
  • Frame Material Details: Birch
Number of Items Included: 1
Solid Wood Construction: NoUpholstered: No
Nailhead Trim: NoHand Painted: No
Storage Space Included: NoSwivel: No
Base Type: PedestalBacked: No
Commercial Use: YesEco-Friendly: No
Country of Manufacture: Germany 

Assembly

Assembly Required: NoAdditional Parts Required: No

Warranty

Product Warranty: 5 Years 
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STYLE

The Herzog & de Meuron - Hocker is a Modern style product. Modern style is very sleek with clean lines, and generally incorporates high gloss using whites, greys, and blacks. A focus on geometry and angular shapes is a hallmark of modern design. Glass and leather are also seen a lot with modern style. You can shop for more Modern Accent Stools in the Living section of our site.

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About the Designer

Herzog & Demueron

Herzog & Demueron Switzerland 

Herzog & de Meuron Architekten, BSA/SIA/ETH (HdeM) is a Swiss architecture firm, founded and headquartered in Basel, Switzerland in 1978. The careers of founders and senior partners Jacques Herzog (born 19 April 1950), and Pierre de Meuron (born 8 May 1950), closely paralleled one another, with both attending the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich. They are perhaps best known for their conversion of the giant Bankside Power Station in London to the new home of the Tate Museum of Modern Art. Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron have been visiting professors at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design since 1994 and professors at ETH Zürich since 1999. In 2001, Herzog & de Meuron were awarded the Pritzker Prize, the highest of honours in architecture. Jury chairman J. Carter Brown, commented, "One is hard put to think of any architects in history that have addressed the integument of architecture with greater imagination and virtuosity." This in reference to HdeM's innovative use of exterior materials and treatments, such as silkscreened glass. Architecture critic and Pritzker juror Ada Louise Huxtable summarized HdeM's approach concisely: "They refine the traditions of modernism to elemental simplicity, while transforming materials and surfaces through the exploration of new treatments and techniques."[1] In 2006, the New York Times Magazine called them "one of the most admired architecture firms in the world."[2] HdeM's early works were reductivist pieces of modernity that registered on the same level as the minimalist art of Donald Judd. However, their recent work at Prada Tokyo, the Barcelona Forum Building and the Beijing National Stadium for the 2008 Olympic Games, suggest a changing attitude.[2] HdM’s commitment of articulation through materiality is a common thread through all their projects. Their formal gestures have generally progressed from the purist simplicity of rectangular forms to more complex and dynamic geometries. The architects often cite Joseph Beuys as an enduring artistic inspiration and collaborate with different artists on each architectural project. Their success can be attributed to their skills in revealing unfamiliar or unknown relationships by utilizing innovative materials.

About the Manufacturer

Founded in Weil am Rhein, Germany, in 1950 by Willi Fehlbaum, Vitra has been the retailer of the works of many internationally renowned furniture designers. Throughout those 50 years Vitra has had one goal: to make the place of work as appealing, productive, and healthy as possible. Vitra furniture can be found in countless successful companies and organizations, as well as in the homes of many private individuals with an affinity for design.

Convinced that rooms and interior design have a decisive influence on people's motivation, performance, and health, Vitra has made it their mission to develop furniture and furnishing systems that stimulate, inspire, and motivate, while also offering the body comfort, safety, and support. In order to attain this goal, Vitra has worked with their specialized team and renowned designers. Over the years, Vitra has exemplified that they are not afraid to experiment with new and bold ideas and eagerly anticipate and look forward to facing the new challenges of the world of work.

Vitra is vigorously persistent in creating products of the highest quality. Once in the factory, the Vitra staff manufactures the furniture to precise standards, individually ensuring the quality of each product. The focus on quality does not end at the factory door. Providing clients with premier service is just as important as manufacturing furniture. In order to further ensure the high quality in all Vitra products, Vitra has set up their own test center which monitors products against criteria that are far more stringent than the statutory standards.

Awards:

  • 1991 Design Prize Switzerland
  • 1994 Corporate Design Award, iF Industrie Forum Design Hannover
  • 1994 European Community Design Award
  • 1998 "German Prize for Communications Design" for the multi-media efforts of Vitra, Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen
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OUR SKU # VTA1038

Herzog & de Meuron - Hocker is also sometimes listed under the following manufacturer numbers: 210 168 01, 210 168 03

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