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Photo contest #mythonet

Throughout 2019, we have been celebrating the 200th anniversary of our company since its foundation in Boppard in 1819 by Michael Thonet. For the occasion, we invite you to the #mythonet photo contest.


200 years of Thonet = countless design icons = a piece of design history!
Celebrate with us and take part in the #mythonet photo competition!


How to take part


1. Post a picture of your Thonet icon in a beautiful interior, at your favourite place or any other special place, on your open Instagram account.

2. Use the hashtag #mythonet and link @thonet_gmbh

3. Follow @thonet_gmbh on INSTAGRAM 



The prizes


1st place: Bentwood chair 214 in the special edition “Two-Tone” by Studio Besau-Marguerre

2nd place: Wooden chair 118 by “Designer of the Year 2019” Sebastian Herkner

3rd place: Cantilever chair S 43 by the inventor of the cantilever chair, Mart Stam




The contest starts on 3 December 2019 and ends on 31 January 2020.


During this period of time, you can take part in the contest; only posts published during this period will be considered.


The contest is open to people in all European countries.


An expert jury will review the contributions and select the winners.


The use of the hashtag #mythonet and the linking to thonet_gmbh will grant Thonet GmbH the right to repost the posts on Instagram: @thonet_gmbh.


The winners will be contacted by 29 February 2020 via Instagram Direct Message.


The contest has no connection to Instagram, Inc. and is in no way sponsored, supported or organised by Instagram, Inc.


Participation in the contest is exclusively possible based on the herein listed terms of participation. By participating in the contest, participants approve of these terms of participation. Thonet GmbH reserves the right to interrupt or cancel the contest at any time.


Participation is voluntary. All individuals who have reached the age of 18 are eligible to participate.


Contributions to the contest may not contain any form of insults, incorrect facts, or any anticompetitive, trademark or copyright violations.


The non-cash prizes cannot be paid out in cash and no substitute items are possible. Legal action is precluded.


Data protection: Any personal data that may be collected, processed and used as part of this contest will be exclusively collected, processed and used for the purpose of running this contest.