Bauhaus furniture history - Bauhaus designers and their biography:



Josef Hoffmann

Josef Hoffmann

Josef Hoffmann was born in 1870 in Pirnitz.
He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna under Karl von Hasenauer and Otto Wagner.

His simple cubic style he had probably received first suggestions in Southern Italy, he was honored for completing his architectural studies at the Prix de Rome and the Academy for a year lived in Italy. Here, the cubic houses had impressed him with their flat roofs and smooth facades.
Kubus  Sessel  KlassikerKubus Sofa  ZweisitzerKubus Sofa Dreisitzer


• Charles Eames
• Charles R. Mackintosh
• Designer Möbel Classic
• Eileen Gray
• Gerrit Rietveld
• Harry Bertoia
• Josef Hoffmann
• Le Corbusier
• Marcel Breuer
• Mart Stam
• Mies van der Rohe
• Philippe Starck