Hoffmann, Josef

Country

City

Vienna

Era

(1870-1956)

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Description

Specialties

  • Architect, Sculptor & Designer born in Germany
  • Influenced by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
  • Studied architecture in Munich.

1887

  • Brunn’s Hohere Staatsgewerbeschule.

1892

  • Akademie der bildenden Kunste.

1895

  • Awarded the “Rome Prize,” a fellowship.

1897

  • Founding member of the Vereinigung bildender Kunstler Osterreichs (Vienna Secession).

1899

  • Professor at Kunstgewerbeschule until 1936.

1903

  • With Koloman Moser, founded Wiener Werkstätte.
  • Designed for Wiener Werkstätte until 1931.
  • Goal was to provide quality goods for the home.

1920

  • Founded Oesterreichische Werkbund.