Gebrüder Thonet Vienna offers a vision of contemporary furniture rooted in the tradion of steam-curved rods combined with Vienna straw.
Gebrüder Thonet Vienna, is one of the leading players in the furnishing market which has been producing exquisite furniture for private and public spaces since 1853. Its great history confirms the product quality which while remaining firmly rooted in the rich company tradition, continue its journey with new proposal using cutting-edge technology and a design out of the ordinary. In the capital of the Habsburg Empire, Michael Thonet switched from glued laminated wood to steam-bent rods. Thanks to this innovation, he began to produce wooden furniture, offering a collection of elegant yet rational shapes, combined with "straw from Vienna". In 1911, the Gebrüder Thonet catalogue had 980 different models. In 1976 company changed its name to Gebrüder Thonet Vienna, but the formal elegance, solidity and lightness of its creations, which determined the success of the company, are remained unchanged over the time as well as the courage to dare with new proposal. This fascinating history is now renewed in the high quality of the materials that Gebrüder Thonet Vienna chooses to create its products, characterized by valuable elements that unite them to the high craftsmanship. The woods, selected for their properties of resistance and versatility, are joined by fabrics that enrich the range of colours proposed by the collection with precious shades. Recently Gebrüder Thonet Vienna GmbH (GTV) represents the idea of contemporary furniture whit its ability to propose innovative solutions that are well integrated and consistent with the most classic reissues of its catalogue. Mythical pieces in shape and quality of workmanship, such as the chair No. 14, produced in over 50 million copies between 1850 and 1930, still manage to excite and attract new generations. GTV is always able to combine tradition and innovation, continuous research of new forms and high design content, sobriety and versatility of use. GTV is therefore a company open to the future, which draws from the past the values and experiences to express a collection that reflects the evolution of our time.
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