Wilde + Spieth Design Designmöbel (design furniture) GmbH & Co. KG is a German manufacturer of seating furniture based in Esslingen am Neckar.
Founded as a joiner’s workshop in 1831, the seating furniture production for which Wilde + Spieth is known began at the suggestion of the architect and designer Egon Eiermann. Working closely with him, over 30 models for mass-production furniture made of wood and steel pipe were developed up to 1970, which are now considered design classics. In addition, orchestra chairs, music stands and accessories for musicians were manufactured.
The special feature of Wilde + Spieth was probably created through the collaborative development of chairs with Egon Eiermann. Had one of Germany’s most famous architects not turned up at Wilde + Spieth in 1948, the company – as it is today – would not exist.
The production of Wilde + Spieth furniture is no longer done in Esslingen, but in Stendal (Saxony Anhalt). Eiermann’s idea of visible screws calls for handcrafting. Every screw must be individually rotated into the wood and bent. And they are still manufactured precisely and individually, piece by piece to this day.