Don’t you just love the fantastic prints that Josef Frank created back in the late 19th and early 20th century?
Those who are not familiar with this designer, Josef Frank was a famous architect and designer born in Austria in 1885. He later adopted Swedish citizenship and became one of the best-known Scandinavian designers of that time. Still today, he remains an often referred to and borrowed artist and designer.
“Josef Frank’s life could be wonderfully characterized as on always in motion. Moving with ease from architecture and furniture design to glassware, lighting and metalwork–his was an eclecticism fueled by curiosity. and nothing captures this roaming imagination better than his textiles…celebratory and vibrant, they redefined Swedish modernism. ” — I think these words truly capture the essence of the designer.
I was of course impelled to see all these different prints and fabrics that Josef Frank created during his lifetime. Truly incredible and fantastic.
And all the things that these magnificent prints can be used for…
After seeing the Josef Frank print used in various forms of interior design, I thought, why not use it as a print for apparel. I couldn’t really find that many sources for clothes with Josef Frank print, but I did find a few other funny things, such as sneakers and bags made out of the designer’s print.
I’m really mesmerised by Josef Frank and his ingenious skills as a designer and as an artist. I find his designs vibrant and truly stylish. And if you’re in the same mindset as I am and thinking of having Josef Frank livening-up your home, be prepared for a hefty price, as it doesn’t come cheap. For further information on Josef Frank designs and prints, visit the Just Scandinavian website.