*1899 - †1970
Hanns Hofmann-Lederer was a sculptor and designer. From 1943 to 1950 he was appointed professor at the Hochschule für Baukunst und bildende Künste in Weimar, from 1950 to 1964 at the Werkkunstschule in Darmstadt. Up to his death he worked in his own Studio für Formgebung. His working maxime was: "Art may express itself through any form, when it takes shape from creative origins."
Hoffmann-Lederer worked for Rosenthal from 1953 to 1955, during which time he created several vases and bowls.