About Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, who’s father owned a stonemasonry, was able to start his career working for his dads company. He followed an apprenticeship under the furniture designer Bruno Paul’s lead in Berlin. His work at the office of architect Peter Behrens anticipated the modern movement for contemporary furniture.
Ludwig then built his own office in Berlin, 1912. Followed by becoming a member of the Deutscher Werkbund and the Director of the Bauhaus.
Thonet are a German designer credited with irrevocably shaping the world of interiors as we know it. Established in the early 19th century, Thonet are the oldest furniture brand in the world, their innovations in bending wood and tubular steel designs are considered to be milestones in design history. Today, their wealth of experience enables them to create classic furniture with a contemporary twist, featuring rounded edges, contrasting colours and sleek finishes that fill the void for functionality, aesthetics and size-restraints.