ClassiconNymphenburg (1908), Otto Blümel
Born in Augsburg, Otto Blümel studied architecture at the Technical University of Munich and then took up painting. From 1907-1914 Blümel was head of the illustration department at the Vereinigten Werkstätten für Kunst im Handwerk zu München – at the time one of the most important collections of artisans in southern Germany and a pioneering force in the interior design and decoration of the era.
In 1908 Otto Blümel designed his most famous piece: the Nymphenburg coat stand. An archetypal classic of its genre. One can imagine it in a Paris bistro as well as in a domestic environment. The Nymphenburg coat stand is already over 100 years old, but still has a stylish modern design. This coat stand is both elegant and refined, completely made out of nickel-plated brass. Currently Classicon holds the production rights of the Nymphenburg.
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