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Dresdner Werkstätten für Handwerkskunst (Dresden Workshops for Arts and Crafts) (1898–1907)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1898 the Dresdner Werkstätten für Handwerkskunst Schmidt und Engelbrecht (Workshop for Handcraft Art) began in Dresden (Germany) as a carpentry and furniture factory. One year later the workshop was renamed as Dresdner Werkstätten für...

Standard Möbel

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1926/1927, the Hungarian architect and furniture designer Kálmán Lengyel, together with Marcel Breuer, and Anton Lorenz founded the company Standard Möbel GmbH in Berlin to produce tubular steel furniture. The Standard-Möbel, Lengyel &...

Rosenthal (1879–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Rosenthal is a German producer of luxury porcelain and other household articles. The company was founded in 1879 in Selb (Bavaria, Germany) by Philipp Rosenthal (died 1937). In 1908 Rosenthal purchased the porcelain-manufacturer Thomas...

Arzberg

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Arzberg ceramics company was founded in 1887 as a manufacturer of porcelain table and decorative ware. During its long history it has merged with other German china producing companies like Schönwald (1903), Kahla (1927...

WMF (Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The history of WMF (Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik AG, Geislingen, Germany) began with the founding of the metalwork factory Straub & Schweitzer in 1853, which merged with Metallwarenfabrik Ritter & Co., Esslingen, to form WMF in 1880...

Wohnbedarf

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1931 Siegfried Giedion, Werner Max Moser, and Rudolf Graber founded the company Wohnbedarf AG in Zürich, Switzerland. Their aim was to offer to the public useful and well-designed furniture, textiles, lamps, and other items for the home....

Bruckmann & Söhne (1805–1973)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... to 1919 and again from 1926 to 1932 he was its chairman. He worked together with different well-known artists and designers such as Friedrich Adler, Adolf Amberg, Wolfgang von Wersin, Richard Riemerschmid, Emil Lettrè, and Karl Dittert....

Deutsche Werkstätten für Handwerk Kunst (1898–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1898 Karl Schmidt founded the Dresdner Werkstätten für Handwerkskunst (Dresden, Germany); in the same year the Vereinigte Werkstätten für Kunst und Handwerk in Munich was initiated by the Ausschuss für Kunst und Handwerk (Committee...

Meissen

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...During the eighteenth century, the porcelain manufactory Meissen (near Dresden, Germany) was the first and leading manufactory in Europe for a long time. Founded in 1710 by August dem Starken as Königlich-Polnische und...