Willy Guhl

Willy Guhl

1915Born in Stein am Rhein
1930-33Apprenticeship as a cabinetmaker in Schaffhausen.
1934-38Study of interior design at the Kunstgewerbeschule, Zurich (under W. Kienzle)
1939Opens his office as an interior designer in Zurich
1941-51Professor of interior design at the Kunstgewerbeschule, Zurich
1943Founder of the VSI ( Vereinigung Schweizer Innenarchitekten )
1946-48Pioneering work in the research of plastic and ergonomic furniture
1951-80Head of the interior design department at the Kunstgewerbeschule. In this capacity he trained more than 200 designers
1966Founder of the SID

Main creations

1942Dismantled wardrobe in natural wood and paving
1946-47First European shell chair
1954Elemental library for Aweso. Beach and garden chair in Eternit for Eternit S.A.
1959Dining room chair 3100 and extension table for Dietiker + Co

On Sale

Willy Guhl
Cup for birds

Rare fiber cement basin used as a bird drinking trough, designed by Willy Guhl in the 1950s. Produced a few year...

Candleholder Willy Guhl
Candleholder

Rare candlestick by designer Willy Guhl. Created in 1996 for Wohnbedarf stores (published by Wohnbedarf for only...

Willy Guhl Eternit
Cup for birds

Rare fiber cement basin used as a bird drinking trough, designed by Willy Guhl in the 1950s. Produced a few year...

Willy Guhl flower pot
Flower pot

Rare pot of 7 stacked elements in fiber cement. Designed in the '50s by Willy Guhl for Eternit. Piece in very go...

Willy Guhl Loop chair
Loop chairs

Beautiful and iconic Loop chairs designed by Willy Guhl in 1954 for the fiber cement factory Eternit AG. Old pro...

Willy Guhl Cup for birds
Cup for birds

Rare fiber cement basin used as a bird drinking trough, designed by Willy Guhl in the 1950s. Produced a few year...

Willy Guhl Flower pots
Phiale pots

Very large fiber cement basin designed by Willy Guhl in the '50s. Produced by Eternit AG. Old pieces in good con...

Willy Guhl Loop chairs
Loop chairs

This is a first for us, a version of the famous Loop chair that we did not know before. We know a version with a...

Willy Guhl Loop chairs
Loop chairs

Certainly one of the greatest classics of Swiss industrial furniture, this famous chair in cement fiber designed...

Willy Guhl chairs Modell 3108
Chairs Model 3108

Very rare chairs designed in 1963 by Willy Guhl for the Dietiker factory in Stein am Rhein. Frame in walnut-stai...

Willy Guhl Candlestick
Candlestick

Rare candlestick. Last creation edited by master Willy Guhl for Wohnbedarf stores in 1996. Stainless steel. Good...

Willy Guhl Pavatexschrank
Pavatexschrank

Iconic cabinet designed by Willy Guhl, created after the Second World War in 1942. The raw material is rare in t...

Willy Guhl Pavatexschrank
Pavatexschrank

Emblematic cabinet designed by Willy Guhl, created after the Second World War in 1942. Raw material was scarce a...

Willy Guhl Flower pots
Flower pots

Rare cement fiber flower pots designed by Willy Guhl in the '50s. Produced a few years by the Swiss manufacturer...

Willy Guhl Guhlhocker
Guhlhocker

Rare small stool designed by Willy Guhl in 1954 for Wohnhilfe (wohnbedarf). Black lacquered wooden base, turned...

Willy Guhl Loop chairs
Loop chairs

Beautiful and iconic Loop chairs designed by Willy Guhl in 1954 for the fiber cement factory Eternit AG. Old pro...

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Willy Guhl cabinet
Pavatexschrank

Emblematic cabinet designed by Willy Guhl, created after the Second World War in 1942. Raw material was scarce a...

Willy Guhl cabinet
Pavatexschrank

Emblematic cabinet designed by Willy Guhl, created after the Second World War in 1942. Raw material was scarce a...

Willy Guhl loop chairs
Loop chairs

Beautiful and iconic Loop chairs designed by Willy Guhl in 1954 for the fiber cement factory Eternit AG. Old pro...

Willy Guhl Candlestick
Candlestick

Rare candlestick. Last creation edited by master Willy Guhl for Wohnbedarf stores in 1996. Stainless steel. Good...

Willy Guhl Teetisch 7140
Teetisch 7140

Rare little table with removable newspaper rack designed by Willy Guhl in 1962 for the Swiss manufacure Perk. Ch...

Willy Guhl Loop chair
Loop Chair

Beautiful and iconic Loop chair designed by Willy Guhl in 1954 for the fiber cement factory Eternit AG. Old prod...

Willy Guhl Guhlhocker
Guhlhocker

Rare small stool designed by Willy Guhl in 1954 for Wohnhilfe (wohnbedarf). Black lacquered wooden base, turned...

Willy Guhl Candlestick
Candlestick

Rare candlestick with its original box, almost new condition. Last creation edited by master Willy Guhl for Wohn...