Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956) was an Austrian architect and designer, and a prominent figure in the Vienna Secession and Wiener Werkst├Ątte movements. He is particularly known for his modernist designs and his influence on the development of 20th-century design.

Hoffmann designed a wide range of products, from furniture and lighting to textiles and ceramics. His mid-century wares are characterized by their clean lines, geometric forms, and use of high-quality materials such as wood, metal, and leather. Hoffmann's designs were often intended to be both functional and beautiful, and many of his pieces remain popular with collectors and design enthusiasts today.

Some of Hoffmann's most famous mid-century designs include his Sitzmaschine chair, which features a curved seat and backrest and a metal frame, and his Kubus armchair, which is constructed from leather and tubular steel. He also designed a range of tableware, including the iconic more...

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Pair of Viennese Secessionist silver candlesticks mark of a. K.…

Viennese Secessionist Silver Candlesticks, c. 1922

Pair of Viennese Secessionist silver candlesticks mark of a. K. (possibly Adamec Karl), c. 1922 in the manner of Josef Hoffmann, with hammered finish (2)

A Wiener Werkstatte Secessionist brass basket by Josef Hoffmann,…

Wiener Werkstatte Secessionist Brass Basket by Josef Hoffmann

A Wiener Werkstatte Secessionist brass basket by Josef Hoffmann, circa 1905, with monogram WW, rose registration stamp, marked Wiener Werkstatte, monogram of Prof Joseph Hoffman, a shallow bowl with ornamental perforated 'Gitterwerk' borders, a tubular…

A Josef Hoffmann for Weiner Werkstatte silver-plated basket…

Hoffmann WW Silver-Plated Vase Holder (1910)

A Josef Hoffmann for Weiner Werkstatte silver-plated basket form vase holder, Austrian circa 1910, stamped WW mark, and Hoffman monogram, 27 cm high, 6.5 cm square