Vitra Uten Silo II, red
Vitra Uten Silo II, red

Uten Silo II, red



Uten Silo II

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Vitra’s Uten.Silo II, designed by Dorothee Becker in 1970, is a beautiful and practical storage unit for small items. Uten.Silo helps to bring order in the kitchen, bathroom, hall, office, children’s room – in fact, the characterful small lockers and hooks work perfectly in any room and interior! Uten.Silo is made of durable, easily cleanable ABS plastic. 

Originally designed for Design M in 1960–1970 and currently produced by Vitra, the Uten.Silo has found its way to numerous homes in numerous counties. Uten.Silo is made of durable, easily cleanable ABS plastic.

ABS plastic, nickel-plated metal
52 cm
6.5 cm
68 cm

Dorothee Becker

Dorothee Becker is the name behind the iconic Uten.Silo storage unit. Born in 1938 in Germany, Becker is a self-taught designer who has created a successful career together with her husband Ingo Maurer. Besides designing, Becker ran a shop for well-designed everyday objects until 1989.

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    114 days ago


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  • Equal opportunities for all employees
  • Commitment to UN Global Compact, fair compensation for all employees
  • Corporate responsibility requirements defined and communicated for suppliers
  • Systematic work for improved inclusion and well-being in the workplace
  • Transparent supply chain
  • Suppliers' compliance to a code of conduct ensured
  • Compliance to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights ensured in the supply chain
  • Direct suppliers audited and certified
  • Support for community involvement in the supply chain
  • Fair and resource-wise water-use in production
  • No incineration or landfilling of returned items
  • No use of endangered species as materials
  • No direct environmental emissions or waste (excl. GHGs) from production
  • Production and material sourcing that respect biodiversity, animal rights, and natural ecosystems
  • Material-efficient and ecological packaging
  • No potentially harmful chemicals used in own production
  • The sustainability of direct suppliers' production is addressed and monitored
  • Positive impact on nature’s well-being through operations that regenerate natural ecosystems
  • Company's direct greenhouse gas emissions identified and commitment to reduction
  • Product's carbon impact identified and commitment to reduction
  • Guidance on energy- and eco-efficient use of the product
  • Contribution to climate initiatives beyond the brand’s direct operations
  • 100 % renewable energy in own production and operations
  • Low-carbon or compensated transportation
  • Carbon footprint of the product calculated and goals set to reduce it
  • Carbon neutral or carbon negative product
  • Sustainable and long-lasting material choices
  • No harmful or hazardous substances
  • Responsible raw material sourcing and production
  • Materials suited for circularity: monomaterials, recyclable finishings, renewable or recycled contents etc.
  • Ecological materials: natural, biodegradable, recyclable or recycled contents
  • Outstanding materials in terms of innovativeness, responsibility, sustainability and circularity: local production or sourcing, 100 % recycled content, C2C-certification etc.
  • High aesthetic quality promoting long-term use of the product
  • Technically durable product design and material choices
  • Design for enduring life-long quality
  • Design and support for product maintenance, repair and upgradability
  • Innovative circular design solutions: circular service system, resale platform, remanufacturing, collection of used products, etc.

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