The Vitra Design Museum is housed in this iconic building by Frank Gehry
. Built in 1989, it's the earliest non-factory structure on campus. The factory and the gate that he built in tandem with the museum all share the the same aesthetic: white walls, dark roofs, a square structure on one side, and a round form on the other. Though the white walls stand out in the landscape on a bright fall day, the color was specified in order to help it blend in with surroundings. The land on which the Vitra Campus is located is a cherry field and when the flowers bloom, the building disappears among the pale pink and white flowers.