Wiener Werkstätte

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Wiener Werkstätte

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  • Atelier viennois
  • Vienna Workshop
  • Wiener Werkstaette

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Wiener Werkstätte was an artist collective founded by architect Josef Hoffmann, graphic designer and painter Koloman Moser, and their patron Fritz Waerndorfer. Their aim was to produce high-quality craftwork to fulfill all manner of everyday needs including furniture, houseware, apparel, and works of architecture. They sought to minimize the gap between designers and consumers.


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