Planning and manufacture of furniture for wardrobe, kitchen, bathroom and bedroom in a converted attic.
The small single-family houses of the neighborhood Eisplatzgasse in Dornbirn, Austria, were built in the 1930s. The houses remind of the time when the local textile industry flourished. Despite the limited resources, the planning as well as the construction quality were self-evident back then – and thus still worth preserving today. The aim for House K was – in coordination with the city planners – to preserve and restore the original character of the delicate architecture. At the same time, contemporary demands on insulation, building services, usable space, etc. were addressed (Baukultur GmbH). This concept also determines the furniture and interior design (schmidinger möbelbau). Existing wood types such as fir/spruce and elm combine existing elements with newly interpreted ones.
Client quote: “In our constructive and very pleasant collaboration with Wolfgang Schmidinger, we would like to emphasize his view of the ‘big picture’. Wolfgang is not just interested in his piece of furniture, but also in the floor underneath and the lamp above it. He managed to design a coherent, overall concept for our house and implemented it perfectly with his extremely capable and friendly staff. We are thrilled, even a year after we moved in!”