Josef Urban

1872 - 1933

Urban, Joseph, b. Vienna, May 25, 1872, d. New York (USA), July 10, 1933, architect, interior designer, illustrator. 1906-1908 president of the Hagenbund ;

from 1911 worked in the USA (film decor, set and costume design), 1922 director of the New York branch of the Wiener Werkstaette .

During his time in Vienna he designed, together with H. Lefler e.g. the restaurant in the Vienna Town Hall (Rathauskeller). Numerous book illustrations.

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