Founding of the “J. H. Lücke & Rasch, Tapeten und Rouleauxfabrik” by Johann Heinrich Lücke and Hermann Wilhelm Gottfried Rasch.
Rasch GmbH & Co. wallpaper factory established by Guido Wiecking, Hugo and Emil Rasch.
Opening of international design offices in Paris, Amsterdam, Copenhagen and London.
Opening of offices in Melbourne and Sydney.
First artists’ collections by rasch are printed.
Together with the legendary art school of the Bauhaus Dessau, Rasch developed a new generation of wallcoverings, the "Bauhaus Wallpaper".
Acquisition of the rights to brand name of “bauhaus” by Mies van der Rohe; Bauhaus wallpapers continue to be produced today.
Launch of the “Wiener Künstlertapeten” under the direction of and co-operation with Josef Hoffmann, a co-founder of the Vienna Secession.
Launch of the “rasch-KÜNSTLER-Tapeten” with designs by renowned architects and artists including Fritz August Breuhaus, Hans Schwipper and Maria May.
Expansion of the artistic group by prominent creative talents such as Salvador Dalí and Raymond Peynet.
The “Zeitwände” wallpaper collection designed by renowned designers, such as Alessandro Mendini, Matteo Thun and George J. Sowden, receives awards and has been exhibited since then in various museums.
Opening of office in Ukraine.
Expansion of production by opening a site in Poland.
Facts and Figures
Legal company name
Tapetenfabrik Gebr. Rasch GmbH & Co. KG
Dr. Frederik Rasch
750 employees (worldwide)
161 million euros (turnover of the group in 2014)