DRAENERT has been producing high-quality designer furniture in its own workshops in southern Germany, in Immenstaad on Lake Constance, for more than thirty-five years. In the tradition of artisanal manufacture DRAENERT runs its master workshops in which differentiated product lines are developed and individually crafted. The collection includes dining tables, coffee tables, chairs as well as individual items of furniture.
As a familiy enterprise, DRAENERT is now operated by the second generation. The founder of the company, Dr. Peter Draenert, has set standards in desing and developed the designs into a collection of extraordinary and many times awarded products.
The primary aesthetic influences of the products are drawn from the international forms of classical modernism. The firm cooperates with renowned architects such as Trix and Robert Haussmann of Zurich, Ron Arad of London and O. M. Ungers of Cologne to develop concepts which are bound by both the laws of functionality and formal strictness. High-class workmanship always takes top priority.
Ideas on transformation, movability and extendibility as a testimony of a fast-moving age and high standards require a flair for innovation and inspired experimentation with new technologies. The proximity to the material used is essential for this.The combining of concept, technique and material is a delicate process which is indispensable if the product is to survive in its time.
For many years DRAENERT has also supplied a range of limited edition museum and collectors` pieces, the originals of which are displayed in many international museums and collections such as the Victoria and Albert Museum in London or the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. With this exclusive edition DRAENERT dares to take both a wide retrospective and visionary view and to put the perpetual question: what was - what is - what will be.
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