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Mon, 10 Oct 2016 13:00:27 +0000
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Object of the Day
chair
design
health
furniture
geometric
Wiener Werkstatte
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<img width="640" height="640" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/1968-6-1-700x700.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="1968-6-1" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" srcset="http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/1968-6-1-150x150.jpg 150w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/1968-6-1-300x300.jpg 300w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/1968-6-1-700x700.jpg 700w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/1968-6-1-640x640.jpg 640w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/1968-6-1-170x170.jpg 170w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/1968-6-1.jpg 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" />A ubiquitous figure in design history, Josef Hoffmann had a career that spanned more than 50 years. The Austrian architect-designer created this chair for the dining room of the Purkersdorf Sanatorium, located just outside Vienna, and built between 1904 and 1906. Hoffmann designed both the sanatorium’s austere exterior and much of its interior. Hoffmann worked...
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