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Uten.Silo 1969


Dorothee Becker, 1969

With its different-sized and shaped containers, its metal hooks and clips, Uten.Silo organizes offices, kitchens, workshops, bathrooms and children's rooms. Vitra Design Museum produces both the original 1969 version of Uten.Silo and a smaller one dating from 1970.

 

Biography:

Dorothee Becker, born 1938 in Aschaffenburg, Germany, studied languages in Frankfurt and Munich. After living for a time in London and Paris, she moved to California in 1960. She returned to Germany with her husband, Ingo Maurer, and ran a successful shop for well-designed and practical everyday objects until 1989. Becker has continued her creative activities to the present day.