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.
This table lamp, designed by
Wilhelm Wagenfeld in 1924, is often named the Bauhaus lamp.
Wagenfeld was 24 years old, when he was admitted as a journeyman to
the Bauhaus workshop in Weimar. Here he designed the first model of this lamp as his solution to an assignment given to him by
Moholy-Nagy. As Wagenfeld said years later, the Bauhaus designs were intended to be industrial products, and indeed looked like them. In
fact they were hand-crafted ...
Today as well, the Wagenfeld table lamp WA 24 continues to be manufactured on this basis,
following the original specifications for dimensions and materials. All lamps are consecutively numbered under the base and bear the
As proven by being named "the Bauhaus lamp", Wagenfeld's lamp is a masterpiece illustrating both Bauhaus philosophy
and TECNOLUMEN dedication to Bauhaus design. TECNOLUMEN produces 4 different versions of the lamp, all authentic designs by Wilhelm
The Bauhaus lamp was and still is copied and faked very often. To be sure about the authentic authorized edition you
might read about genuine and imitation of Wagenfeld's design.
The Bauhaus in 100 Objects
To mark the 100th anniversary of
the founding of the Bauhaus, minimum presents in this book 100 legendary style icons and timeless furniture classics that are still
available. Wilfried Lembert curated 100 objects to illustrate the Bauhaus phenomenon. The Bauhaus designers sought new answers to the
question of the relationship between art, craft and industry. This question is too comprehensive to be limited to the years 1919 to
1933, in which the Bauhaus School existed. It was and is too important to be asked only in Weimar, Dessau and Berlin. The 100 objects
are the experience of an unbiased view of the world - combined with the desire to change it, a cooperative attitude and the desire to
minimum curates a collection of furniture and accessories from traditional manufacturers and young designers
with classic potential that create a unique collage. The Berlin-based company also plans offices and living spaces and is involved in
the production of high-quality and aesthetically pleasing furniture.
Dimensions: (W/H/D): 17 x 24 x 2 cm Publisher: Wilfried
Lembert Language: German