Functionalism is an architectural direction that can be included in the general concept of modern architecture. It began to crystallize in the 1920s and, like previous historical styles, sought its expression in forms expressing its philosophy, influenced by societal changes.
Since 1930, a manufacturer of metal furniture in Prague-Holešovice. The standard production was mostly copies of Thonet designs, edited in collaboration with František Langer. After nationalization, it became part of the ZUKOV company.