The collections comprise approximately 180,000 objects from the 1850s to 1950s—the height of the Industrial Revolution through the end of the Second World War.
A variety of media includes furniture, industrial-design objects, works in glass, ceramics, and metal, medals, textiles, rare books, and periodicals, as well as paintings and works on paper.
The Wolfsonian is affiliated with Florida International University.
Austrian designer signature style characterized by graphic simplicity
Transforming The Wolfsonian with typefaces, abstract forms, and color schemes inspired by Julius Klinger
Revealing how early 20th-century tobacco companies pitched their products
Presenting 50+ Soviet propaganda posters providing a new visual language for public art
Books, periodicals, postcards, and portfolio plates exemplify Constructivism in Soviet graphic design
American designers adaptation of a European luxury style to industrial mass production