Rasch Brothers German Wallpaper Manufacturer

Rasch Brothers Wallpaper Book
Rasch Brothers Wallpaper Book

Rasch Brothers, a German wallpaper production company founded by brothers Emil and Hugo Rasch, has been intimately associated with the German Bauhaus from manufacturing its designs in 1930.

After WWII, the company maintained its progressive edge with the sale of beautiful wallpapers by designers such as Lucienne Day, Salvador Dal, Shinkichi Tajiri, and Bruno Munari. The firm released their Zeitwande (Timewalls) wallpaper line in 1992, which featured designs by Ron Arad, Ettore Sottsass, Alessandro Mendini, Borek Spek, and Matteo Thun. The company also specialised in the publication of art books and catalogues and had a textile manufacturing division.

Sources

Woodham, J. M. (2006). A dictionary of modern design. Oxford University Press.

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