(1885 - 1947)


Lilly Reich, textile and product designer, worked at the studio of the Viennese architect and designer Josef Hoffmann from 1908 to 1911. She was a member of the Freie Gruppe für Farbkunst (independent group for colour art) and the first female member of Deutscher Werkbund directors board.
In 1914, Reich opened her own studio, reaching recognition as a product and interior design.
She was Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's personal and professional partner for 13 years, from 1925 until 1938, volaborating with him on several projects, such as the Barcelona Chair and and the furniture for Tugendhat House, in Brno.