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ID Chair wins Gold! - 28 June 2011

Congratulations to Vitra. We are delighted to announce their ID Chair concept is the gold winner at NeoCon 2011 in the 'Seating: Ergonomic Desk/Task Chair' category. Proof of what we already know here at Cite - the best chair on the market to meet all your needs!

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Vitra and G-Star RAW collaboration - 17 June 2011

G-Star, the Prouvé family and Vitra collaborated for two years to produce the NEW Prouvé RAW collection.  The results of the collaboration will be presented during the Prouvé RAW exhibition from the 15th of June through the 31st of July 2011 in the Fire Station by Zaha Hadid on the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein.  Together with this presentation the Prouvé RAW microsite has been launched:  http://www.vitra.com/prouveraw See you on our microsite!

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New from Vitra - Chairless - 23 April 2010

Chairless is a seating device for the modern nomad. This sturdy strap of fabric allows its user to sit down in a relaxed manner – without seat or backrest. An excellent solution for picnics, music or movies in the park, waiting in a crowded airport, reading on the beach and on countless other occasions. Chairless is so light and compact that you can carry it with you wherever you go. Based on a traditional strap used by the Ayoreo Indians from Paraguay, Chairless was designed by Alejandro Aravena and developed in...

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Urbis Designday - 30 March 2010

Urbis Designday returned for its 5th year, only to go ‘Off the Grid’. A new collection of collaborators were able to interpret this theme as inspiration dictated – bringing a fresh perspective to New Zealand design’s big day. The 2010 event paired creative minds from architecture, multimedia, furniture, landscape and fashion design with a baker’s dozen of Auckland showrooms. Sub.stra.tum This year Cite was joined by Mike Hodgson of The Dub Module and Chris Macmillian of Mulk, dynamic artistic collectives that create multimedia installations for live events. For March 20th, this...

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Panton Classic Auction @ Webb's - 26 March 2010

Misery, WORLD, John Reynolds Three of Cite’s favourite New Zealand artists have each reinterpreted and transformed the iconic Panton Classic – celebrating its 50th birthday in 2010 – and one of these fantastic chairs could be yours! As part of the Webb's important works of art auction on the 30th of March these three one-off pieces will be auctioned individually, with all proceeds going to a good cause – the Unitec Department of Design and Visual Arts. If you didn’t make it to Urbis Designday, you can see the chairs for yourself at...

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