the background of TON – the hand-crafters of bentwood and timber furniture and components – twirls and twists close to 1 innovator, a group and bentwood. the ‘+-160 years’ book, composed by creator adam štěch, chronicles their household in bystřice pod hostýnem, presently czech republic, where a bentwood furniture factory has been operating for 160 years. this was ever because german inventor, designer and businessman michael thonet revolutionized the generation procedure in 1861.
+-160 years – the initial and expansion of bentwood furniture from bystřice pod hostýnem
all visuals courtesy of TON
‘+-160 years’ e book delves into and depicts the origin and expansion of bentwood furniture from bystřice pod hostýnem. it does not detail the exact record of just about every of the many, several decades, but curates a set of knowledge, info and curiosities that acquaints the reader with the phenomenon of output in the area – now home to TON. from its earlier, current and future, tales are shared with the factory’s anniversary.
the bentwood manufacturing unit in bystřice pod hostýnem, now czech republic
the curation is split by defining moments and fortunes for the manufacturing unit: household furniture revolution, golden period, embracing modernity, the close and new beginning, newfound independence, the beginning of a european brand name, and eyesight for the future. this begins with the point that legendary bentwood household furniture has constantly been made in bystřice pod hostýnem up to existing working day. it was primary set up by michael thonet to generate the legendary number 14 chair, persevering through environment wars, financial crises, nationalization and communism, but still output by no means ceased. it displays the products’ timeless mother nature.
bender and polisher workforce in all over 1900
this idea speaks far more than just factory itself the phenomenon of bystřice pod hostýnem and its creation is down to the group. it is surrounded by beech forests – its core substance – but is also a hub for community: the staff and their households. there is a purpose why TON is said to be hand-crafted for generations. the manufacturing facility now has its sixth generation of personnel there. beautiful, generally double paged images boost this picture, placing reader in the town, character, architecture and manufacturing line too.
six generations of personnel have designed iconic bentwood furnishings from the manufacturing facility
a 360-degree movie, where by men and women can enjoy bentwood home furniture remaining made by a mixture of manual engineering and devices, can be considered below. a lot more aspects on the ‘+- 160 years’ ebook by TON can be uncovered below.