Key facts

Product:
Dialog - Zeit des Jugendstils 359F
Family:
Dialog - Zeit des Jugendstils
Manufacturer:
Vorwerk
Designer:
Joseph Maria Olbrich
Order number:
359F
Architonic ID:
1144862
Country:
Germany
Launched:
1989
Groups:
Carpet...-Carpet rolls/Wall-to-wall carpets

Product variants

Concept

Classic: The Age of Art Nouveau (1989)

Textile design drafts were rediscovered from the Art Nouveau era for the "Classic: The Age of Art Nouveau" collection and transposed onto carpeting for the first time by Vorwerk. Rather than copying historical motifs, designers such as Josef Hoffmann, Koloman Moser, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Peter Behrens and Henry van de Velde created up-to-date, first-time drafts which found their place in the sample books of the "Wiener Werkstätten" (Viennese applied art in the "Jugendstil" style). The geometrical or ornamental drafts had been intended for industrial production right from the start, but back then, the time for effecting them industrially had not yet come. The ongoing success of the collection is proof that many of the ideas and design drafts have remained modern and are still a guiding light today.