velvet and silk cafe, Berlin


Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich , his professional and personal partner, were commissioned by the Association of German Silk manufacturers to make a stand for the German Silk industry exhibition on the theme of “Die Mode der Dame“ (Women’s Fashion). The exhibition stand at ‘Café Samt & Seide’ (Velvet and Silk Cafe) in Berlin and also operated as a café at the end of the main hall.