Sto Werkstatt opens their new materials library with custom furniture designed by Gitta Gschwendtner.

Photo: Edward Bishop



`Science City`, a new permanent gallery for the Science Museum opens to the public. Covering over 650 square metres, the gallery design by Gitta Gschwendtner creates an abstract cityscape that will immerse you in a contemporary interpretation of historic London. 

Photo: Simon Sorted


12.09.2019 - 04.05.2019:

Gitta Gschwendtner`s Jacob`s chair is a site specific chair designed for `Please Sit`, an exhibition she curated for the National Trust. The exhibition features 6 site specific seating installation that invite you to slow down, sit down and look again at fabulous Fenton House.

Photo Oskar Proctor


25.07.2018 - 04.11.2018:

Gitta Gschwendtner`s Soft Light is part of `Ahead of the Curve: Women Artists at 2 Willow Road`. The light has been designed in response to Helen Phillips sculpture `Suspended Figure `. Exhibition curated by Studio Frith.


08.03.2018 - 28.04.2018:

Gitta Gschwendtner`s Bodge chair and coffee table are part of the "Designers select designers" exhibition at the Aram Gallery, London. Installation shot by Amandine Alessandra.


05.07.2017 - 03.09.2017:

Gitta Gschwendtner`s Uncanny Lamps are part of the "Learned Society of Extra Ordinary Objects" at Somerset House.



Guy`s brand new Cancer Centre opens to patients and staff. Gitta Gschwendtner has contributed a furniture commission focused on creating a sensitive and coherent patient-centred narrative across the public areas within the Centre.



Gitta Gschwendtner has designed welcome desks for all of Guy`s new Cancer Centre receptions. Gitta`s desks break up the reception desk form and enable the space to be used in a more informal and patient centre way.



Made in Japan: Kakiemon and 400 years of porcelain designed by Gitta Gschwendtner opens at the British Museum.



Gitta Gschwendtner`s design for Nature Lab showcases contemporary British Crafts at Design Miami/Basel for the Crafts Council and the New Craftmen.



Gitta Gschwendtner launches a short film capturing the exhibition design of 'The Fabric of India' at the V&A.



Gitta Gschwendtner has been included in Wallpaper Magazine's Power 200: the ranking of the world's top design names and influencers.



The Fabric of India, an exhibition designed by Gitta Gschwendtner, opens at the V&A in London.



Gitta Gschwendtner`s public square design for Osiers Gate in Wandsworth is completed.



Production versions of Gitta Gschwendtner`s Drawer Kitchen for Schiffini are launched in Milan.



Gitta Gschwendtner`s Shingle Pouffes for Emporio Beraldin are shown as part of the Wallpaper* Handmade project in Milan.



Extraordinary Stories, an exhibition about the Design Museum Collection designed by Gitta Gschwendtner, opens to the public.



Chair Bench, a permanent seating installation commissioned for the new V&A Furniture Gallery, opens to the public.



A one-off three-seater version of the `Bodge Bench` in olive ash has been commissioned as part of the Stepney Green Design Collection.



Gitta Gschwendtner`s `Ariel Escape` installation launches as part of Seven Designers for Seven Dials in Covent Garden, London.



`Seeds of Change`, a floating ballast seed garden, opens in Bristol harbour. The garden is a collaboration between Gitta Gschwendtner and artist Maria-Thereza Alves.



Filmmaker Justin Anderson has created a short film that captures the unique character of Gitta Gschwendtner`s designs. The film is featured on the Wallpaper* website: http://www.wallpaper.com/video/interiors/gitta-gschwendtner-living-room-the-secret-life-of-furniture/1257562438001



The `Lion and Unicorn` installation opens as part of the Festival of Britain at the Southbank Centre.



`Dior Illustrated`, an exhibtion designed by Gitta Gschwendtner, opens at Somerset House.



The Long Bodge Bench is being launched as part of `Cov Bodge` at Designers Block.



The Bodge Chair is being launched as part of `Cov Bodge` at Designers Block.



The Balloon Bowls are being launched as part of `TEN plans` at 100% Design, exploring sustainable design that can be reproduced by following plans.



Northern Lights, an installation designed and curated by Gitta Gschwendtner opens at Viaduct.



Gitta Gschwendtner`s Drawer Kitchen is published as part of the Wallpaper* Handmade Issue.



Gitta Gschwendtner`s concept kitchen for Schiffini is shown as part of the Wallpaper* Handmade project in Milan.



The Quarry Series and Soft Crystal Series are being launched as part of `Swarovski Elements at Work` at the Triennale in Milan.



The Bodge Bench is being launched as part of `Bodging Milano` at Designer Block in Milan.



The exhibition `Sustainable Futures`, designed by Gitta Gschwendtner, opens at the Design Museum in London.



Lik+Neon, an independent design shop, which has been completely re-designed by Gitta Gschwendtner, opens to the public.



The Off-Cut Seat is launched at 100% Design as part of the TEN XYZ collection - exploring sustainable design within digital manufacturing.



The Stack Vase is launched at 100% Design with Spunique. The Stack Vase is a variation of an original plant pot design by Gitta Gschwendtner to commemorate the British Council`s 75th anniversary.



Animal Wall, a large scale public art installation by Gitta Gschwendtner providing 1000 bird and bat nest boxes is unveiled in Cardiff.



Quinze & Milan are launching the Bag Stool as part of their new collection in Milan.



Gitta Gschwendtner is showing three one-offs at the Aram Gallery's second series of Prototypes & Experiments.



The exhibition WOOD has opened at the William Morris Gallery in London. WOOD showcases new sustainable designs by the TEN collective. The exhibition is designed by Carl Clerkin and Gitta Gschwendtner.



Plasticity, an exhibition designed by Gitta Gschwendtner for the Science Museum, has been extended for another year due to its popularity.



Stephen Jackson, senior curator of the National Museum of Scotland, has named Gitta Gschwendtner`s Alice Chair as his favorite recent acquisition in an article in the December issue of The Art Newspaper.



The Design Museum and Time Out have commissioned Gitta Gschwendtner to design an installation that investigates the tangible link between design and the city. The installation is sited in an around the Design Museum Tank and runs until January 2009.