With his minimalistic approach to the art of designing, Hannes Wettstein belonged amongst the most innovative and successful designers form Switzerland. His background as an architect is clear to see in his approach to design.
The arm chair Uma illustrates how Hannes Wettstein combined his knowledge as an architect with his furniture design. The chair has clean lines and an intelligent structure forms the core of the chair.
With its thoughtful ergonomics and harmonic expression, Uma is suitable for numerous indoor environments. Uma is organic and simple in its form and it provides a great comfort.
This Swiss designer, who lives in Zurich, is every inch a product designer, creating anything from furniture to lamps, bicycles, wristwatches and eyewear.
In addition, as an interior architect he has designed a number of hotels, office premises and showrooms.
Since 1994, Wettstein has also taken up a post as lecturer at the Karlsruhe ‘Hochschule für Gestaltung’.
For Bulo, Wettstein designed the Double You collection. With Double You, the Swiss designer establishes a very innovative vision on office organisation, taking the concept of collective use as a starting point. Contrary to the individual and the shared workspace, the Double You system is not defined.
The user is free to decide the size of the desk according to the amount of work and time pressure within the environment.