Jacob and Josef Kohn

Jacob and Josef Kohn and their descendents influenced classic furniture design from the jugendstil and wiener werstatte styles. The Kohn family firm was founded in 1850, as a producer of lumber. Jacob Kohn went into partnership with his son Josef (1814-1884) in 1867. J&J Kohn is most famous for their chairs including rocking chairs. Their factory in wsetin, moravia (vsetin, czechoslovakia) was built toward the end of 1869. J&J Kohn were associated with renowned architects and designers from the turn of the century onward.