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Otto Blumel

Otto Blumel
1881 - 1973

Born in Augsburg, Otto Blumel studied architecture at "Munich's technical univeristy". He later changed to painting where he attended the wellknown "Debitzsch" school. From 1907 to 1914 he was head of design departement of "Vereinigte Werkstätten für Kunst im Handwerk", Munich who at the time where trends-setters for interior decoration and architecture. His furniture designs from that time are still up-to-date. Just from that time is dated back this coat-tree with chromed steel frame with the characteristics screws-bolts at sight.