Bruno Rey (1935–2019) is a celebrated Swiss designer best known for the Rey chair, produced by furniture manufacturer Dietiker since the 70s – the screwless chair, combining wood and metal in an innovative way, is one of the most iconic Swiss chairs to this day.
Rey initially took on an apprenticeship as a cabinet maker but steered later towards industrial design. He applied to the Kunstgewerbeschule Zurich design, where he also attended an interior design course by the legendary Swiss designer Willy Guhl. Rey opened his own studio, focusing on architecture and design, in 1968, and has since created many well-known designs – some of them in collaboration with renowned designer Charles Polin.
Bruno Rey has designed pieces for the following brands: HAY