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Designer Spotlight: Oskar Strnad

Oskar Strnad (b. October 26, 1879 – d. September 3, 1935) was an Austrian designer, set designer, sculptor and architect. Along with Austrian born architect Josef Frank he created the Wiener Schule der Architektur (“Vienna School of Architecture”). The two men were very interested in creating modern living spaces for people of all ages, races, and backgrounds. Strnad was specifically interested in designing furniture, ceramics, and painting watercolors used as props for plays and films. Continue reading