Mittel Europa: rediscovering the style and design of Central Europe
The authors of the International Style Library turn their attention to the land east of the Danube as they travel through Vienna, Budapest, Prague, and the surrounding countryside to find in the architecture, interiors, and folk arts of the region a host of thriving design traditions accessible again after a long isolation.Full-color photographs.
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18th-century Alphonse Maria architect architecture armoire art nouveau artists Austria Baroque Baroque style Biedermeier blue Bohemia bookcases Budapest building built Cafe castle century ceramic stove ceramic tile chairs chandelier countryside crafts cubist culture cupboard Czech cubism Danhauser Danube decorated dining room door facade farmhouse Franz Grillparzer furnished furniture ghetto gilded grand Gustav Klimt hall hang Hoffmann designed Hungary interior Italian Jewish Johann Josef Hoffmann Josefov Joseph Maria Olbrich Jugendstil kitchen Koloman Moser Leopoldskron living room Ludwig Witt marble master bedroom ment Mittel Europa modern monumental motifs Mountain Mucha's once original ornamentation Otto Wagner Palace paneling patterns pieces porcelain portrait Postal Savings Bank Prague Praun rustic Salzburg Schonbrunn sculpture Secession Secessionist second floor shelves sitting room Slovakia staircase Thonet tion top row town traditional Trieste ture tury upholstered Vienna Viennese village walls Wiener Werkstatte wood