Vitra is a furniture company with roots in Switzerland. It was founded in 1957 by Willi and Erika Fehlbaum and has manufactured the works of many international well known designers and architects as Ray and Charles Eames, Verner Panton, Eero Saarinen, Alberto Meda, Norman Foster and Zaha Hadid.
The alchemists hoped that with the Philosopher's Stone, they would be able to transform base materials into gold. Artists and designers are in some ways like them, creating iconic pieces seemingly out of nothing. In their upcoming design auction, Cambi Casa d'Aste rounds up the best modern day alchemists of design.