As a young architect, Josef Hoffmann was a professor at the School of Applied Arts in Vienna. Alongside his colleagues, Hoffmann taught students how to design glass, furniture, graphics, textiles, and more. See this vase and other glass objects from the School of Applied Arts in “Glass of the Architects: Vienna, 1900–1937,” a cooperation of the MAK and LE STANZE DEL VETRO, on view at the Museum through January 7!
Vase, 1899. Designed by Josef Hoffmann (Austrian, 1870–1956); manufactured by E. Bakalowits & Söhne and Meyr’s Neffe. Mold-blown and iridized glass; wood. H. 46.5 cm, Diam. 17.5 cm. MAK, Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art (LHG 1984-34). © MAK/ Katrin Wisskirchen.