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S 64 / S 64 N
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S 43 Classic
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S 32 / S 32 N
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S 1200
S 285
S 43 F Classic
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S 32 N / S 64 N Pure Materials
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214
S 33 / S 34
118 / 118 M
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B 9
LUM Standing Lamp
S 64 Swivel Chair
Set B 97 Glass
209 / 210
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Set B 97
B 97
214 Two-Tone
Special Edition
214 K
B 9 Pure Materials
B 117
B 97 Glass
LUM Table Lamp
B 9 Glass
S 43 Classics in Colour
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404 / 404F
MR 515/516/517
Set B 9 a + b
1025
S 411
Set B 9
S 360
118 High Gloss
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218 / 218 M
S 285/1 - S 285/2
S 285/0
S 33 N All Seasons
S 1520
S 35 N All Seasons
233
S 34 N All Seasons
B 108
S 1521
B10/1
B 9 Classics in Colour
B 9d/1
S 32 PV / S 64 PV Pure Materials
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S 533
B 22
S 8000
Set B 9 Glass
S 35 NH All Seasons
S 533 N All Seasons
S 40 Outdoor
S 1040 Outdoor
B 10
S 35 L
Nesting Table B 97 Classics in Colour
S 35 LH
1500
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smow Blog Design Calendar: August 5th 1899 – Happy Birthday Mart Stam!

...And also reawaken an interest in furniture design: Stam and Bruchhäuser agreeing a never realised cooperation, while in 1979 Thonet released with Stam's S 67 a reworking of Marcel Breuer's S 64, and also developing a prototype for a cantilever wingbacked armchair... The S 67 F is on page 213, but also appears to be the similar to a proposals for TECTA (page210/211) and also a 1938/39 chair for Thonet (page 143) Essentially Stam takes Breuer's single piece chair and separates it into frame and armrest segments, and that, arguably, not particularly elegantly, the vertical tubes behind the backrest tending to stand there a bit lost...

Bentwood and Beyond. Thonet and Modern Furniture Design @ the MAK – Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna

...One such being inarguably Michael Thonet... Thonet and Modern Furniture Design the MAK – Museum für angewandte Kunst Vienna navigate the history of that tributary and explore its legacy and contemporary relevance, and relationship, to the course of furniture design...

smow Blog Design Calendar: December 10th 1869 - Thonet Relinquish Solid Wood Bending Privilege

...On December 10th 1869 Gebrüder Thonet voluntarily relinquished their 1856 Privilege in respect of "The manufacture of chairs and table legs made of bent wood, the bending facilitated by the action of steam or simmering liquids"; thereby ending not only a thirteen year monopoly during which time Thonet became a firmly established global brand, but also the culmination of a neigh on three decade story which highlights the importance of patent protection in the furniture industry... A carpenter by trade, Michael Thonet began experimenting with bending wood veneers in his native Boppard am Rhein in the early 1830s, and therefore at that period when veneer was not only becoming increasingly popular in Europe, but when the introduction of mechanised production methods was making it ever more readily and cost effectively available; as such, one can understand his experimentation as an attempt to develop processes which allowed for meaningful expressions of the potential of that material, if you will to allow carpentry to move in new directions, for all in terms of furniture production...

smow Blog Design Calendar: January 22nd 1898 – Happy Birthday Ferdinand Kramer!

...In addition Ferdinand Kramer realised numerous furniture projects in cooperation with Thonet, most famously arguably being his B403 bentwood chair, while in context of his tenure at Frankfurt University Ferdinand Kramer designed, pretty much, all the furniture and furnishings... This process, which today is particularly important, is not only historically interesting: it alone explains the immense sales of the Thonet industry, and provides a very interesting reference for the further development of rationalisation in the furniture industry...

(smow) blog Design Advent Calendar

One of the biggest challenges facing product designers in coming years will undoubtedly be the question of planned obsolescence. For while we genuinely believe that the majority of designers understand their responsibilities in terms of sustainability and...


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