What Picasso inspired in Prague: The brief, bold flourishing of Czech cubist design and architecture

Editorial Staff Furniture & Decorative Arts

The zigzag angles, the break in the line of a chair leg, or the dark stained wood immediately attract your attention to Czech cubist furniture. Each wooden element is beveled into the planes of a prism, resulting in the unique designs produced during a few brief years before World War I in what is now the Czech Republic.