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Ulmer Hocker

Ulmer Hocker Seating Element, 1954
Vitra, Switzerland

Hans Gugelot & Max Bill

Spruce and beech wood, unlacquered

W 39.5 cm, H 44 cm, D 29.5 cm


Max Bill designed Ulmer Hocker in collaboration with Hans Gugelot as a seat for the students at the newly- established Ulm College of Design.

Light and robust, it has many uses - as a seat, a side table or a shelving element, as a transport container, serving tray or table attachment.

Ulmer Hocker is today in the collection of Vitra Design Museum.