One of 21 million.
Taking everyone to school. Writing history.
Heinrich Flötotto founds a cabinet maker’s shop in Gütersloh.
Flötotto patents the contoured seat. It is sold more than 21 million times.
In cooperation with pedagogues and architects, exemplary school facilities were created that correspond to modern school and educational concepts.
The student’s workplace “Optimal” revolutionises at-home learning.
The modular profile system made of beechwood sets standards in German apartments.
Even back then, the functionality of the school furniture was the hook in advertising campaigns.
Flötotto honours its roots and develops the new PRO school chair in cooperation with Konstantin Grcic. The focus is on active, dynamic sitting.
The new PRO chair concept is presented at the Cologne furniture trade show and at Didakta. PRO wins several design prices right off the bat.
The flexible classroom is the focus of all further developments. In cooperation with architects and pedagogues, mobile furniture is created for the educational facilities of tomorrow.
Flötotto baut den Vertrieb in Deutschland aus und gründet ein neues Vertriebs- und Handelsunternehmen: "Flötotto Learning Spaces" bündelt Kompetenzen aus allen relevanten bereichen des Lernens und bietet damit 360°-Lösungen für Bildungseinrichtungen an.