THONET been producing furniture for the home and contract
segments for two centuries: at our Frankenberg site, bentwood and tubular steel design icons as well as contemporary furniture by
renowned designers are produced with a passion for the materials and extraordinary precision.
The combination of state-of-the-art production technologies and traditional craftsmanship makes Thonet one of the most
successful furniture companies.
The Werkbund housing estate at Weissenhof in Stuttgart, initiated by the Württemberg working group of the Deutscher Werkbund, marks a significant high point in modern architecture and design around 1927. This third publication, following the previous works "100 years contemporary" and "Vom Neuen Sitzen und Gestalten," focuses on the visionary personalities who created the fertile ground for this groundbreaking development and whose legacy lives on in the present day.
The Siedlung am Weißenhof, designed by renowned architects and designers such as Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe and others, is a prime example of modernist ideas. It included innovative housing concepts, functional furniture, and advanced building techniques. This publication takes us back to this exciting era and shows how the pioneers of modernism laid the foundations for contemporary architecture and design