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.