Single Curve Collection – Special mention German Design Award

October 28, 2015

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The German Design Award, started in 2012, is the international premium prize of the German Design Council. Its goal is to discover, present and award unique design trends.

The three-legs stool proposed by Nendo, where the steam-bent wood expresses only one structural detail, drawing the attention on each element, express the refined elegance of the Japanese minimalism which distills the essence of the design research.

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A new confirmation for the company, always able to merge tradition and innovation, continuous research of new style lines and high quality design, simplicity and versatility of use. Gebrüder Thonet Vienna is indeed part of a great European history that merges tradition and innovation, renewing its style lines through continuous project research.

Protagonist in the critical passage from craftsmanship to industry, thanks to an approach which anticipates modern design, Gebrüder Thonet Vienna GmbH (GTV) has contributed to the definition of the visual grammar of contemporaneousness.

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“Single Curve” (design Nendo) is a collection that also includes: barstool, dining table and low table.

The barstool is characterise for a woven cane larger seat and for a four-leg support. The beech structure proposes the steam-bent element in the backrest which continues horizontally.

On the base, which is made up of two different wooden elements, rests the dining table. A beech structure disclosing its precious steam-bent detail through the transparent glass top, also available in the marble and wood version.

The low table is available in three heights, with a beech structure enriched by a steam-bent element; the top is available in marble, glass and wood versions, and allows the table to fit the different environments in the living area with extreme versatility.

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Gebrüder Thonet Vienna GmbH

Gebrüder Thonet Vienna is part of a great European history that brings tradition and innovation together, renewing its style lines through continuous project research. Gebrüder Thonet is a protagonist in the critical passage from craftsmanship to industry, thanks to an approach which anticipates modern design and has contributed to the definition of the visual grammar of contemporaneousness. Now the company is renewing its partnership with the world of design, planning a new phase in its history working alongside designers that make research one of the distinctive traits of their creative path. This corporate vision confirms Gebrüder Thonet Vienna’s calling for design research, forging a link between its past and its future, with the aim of continuing, with innovation, on the road mapped out by tradition. The intrinsic tangible and intangible value of the Gebrüder Thonet Vienna collection is expressed in the Wiener GTV Design brand engraved on a coin set in the structure of each piece: a precious detail bearing witness to its authenticity.

Gebrüder Thonet Vienna GmbH is a property of Moschini Spa since before 2003.

Since 2013, the Italian company Production Furniture International S.p.A. – a 100% subsidiary of Moschini S.p.A. – has entirely operated the company, ushering it into a new phase in its long history.

All the products made by Gebrüder Thonet Vienna bear the new Wiener GTV design trademark.


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