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Designer

Ferdinand Kramer

Model

Daybed

Year of origin
1953
Brand

Unkown

Description

new upholstery
wooden base
h 45 / w 190 / d 65 cm

This daybed was designed by German modernist Ferdinand Kramer in 1953 for Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, and has a wedge-shaped headrest that folds up into an armrest. The daybed is newly upholstered with high-quality fabric. Ferdinand Kramer was a German modernist who was chosen to develop new buildings and interior design for the Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main until the mid-60s. Ernst May and him designed the New Frankfurt together. He designed many pieces for Thonet whose simple styles he favored, along with architect Adolf Loos.