A family legacy
Bernd and Johann Radaschitz’s path to master joinery was nearly 100 years in the making. In 1923, their great-grandfather, Johann Radaschitz I, started a business from a small workshop in Riegersburg, making furniture for the villagers. By 1978, Johann Radaschitz III (Johann and Bernd’s father) had taken over the business, moving it to a larger, more modern building nearby. Under his watchful eye, the business grew from a small local firm to a flourishing national business. Meanwhile, his sons honed their trade, Bernd becoming a master cabinetmaker and Johann an engineer of cabinetmaking. In 2009, the brothers took over the running of the family business, building on its fine reputation and leading it into a new era as a global authority in luxury joinery.
Every piece of furniture and cabinetry is still made in the Riegersburg workshops. The Radaschitz brothers are passionate about passing on the skills of their forefathers to the next generation of craftsmen; by embracing the past, they are establishing new foundations for the future. Modern technology plays an equally important part – the workshops now boast state-of-the-art facilities including a 5,000sq ft dust-free finishing area with temperature-regulated spray room, drying room and buffer area, where the furniture is stained, lacquered, sanded and polished by hand.
At Lanserring we seek to limit our impact on the planet by using sustainable wood wherever possible. Many of the timbers used to make our furniture are sourced from the forests that surround our rural workshops, helping to reduce our carbon footprint. But our expertise is by no means limited to wood – we work with a range of materials in house and are also able to draw on the specialist skills of the many artisans based in the Steiermark area.
Every piece of furniture that has left the workshops since 1923 has been signed by the craftsman who made it. Lanserring also includes a ‘maker’s mark’, visible only to those who know where to look! In each commission, one of the door badges is fitted with a secret mechanism that opens to reveal a card of authenticity, engraved with the details of your project. The concealed cavity also houses a memory stick containing a support copy of the handover manual you will receive on completion of your installation. All the information about your commission will be kept on record, to ensure the highest level of service throughout the lifetime of your Lanserring product.