Wittmann is a company steeped in tradition. The wealth of expertise it draws on has been handed down over the years from one generation to the next. Wittmann has a tradition of craftsmanship dating back over a century. Precision, continuity and craft skills have shaped the philosophy of the company since its origins as a saddlery and leather workshop.
By keeping the workshops and the family home in Etsdorf am Kamp, the company has always been able to train gifted workers, and maintain the quality of the craftsmanship, and thus of the products from generation to generation.
Jaime Hayon is a Spanish designer and artist born in Madrid in 1974. After studying industrial design in Madrid and Paris, he joined Fabrica, the design and communication academy funded by Benetton, and directed the department of design from 1997 to 2003.
He’s designed for companies such as Fritz Hansen, Magis, Established and Sons, Bisazza, B.D. Barcelona, Se London, Bernhardt Design, Ceccotti, and Moooi, and collaborated with Swarovski and Baccarat.
Opening his own design studio in 2000, Hayon has dedicated himself to solo projects since 2003 and is one of the world’s most notable designers. With offices in Italy, Spain and Japan, Hayon’s main interest is finding new challenges and offering solutions to these problems with new perspectives.