BAUHAUS DESIGN

Staatliches Bauhaus, commonly known simply as Bauhaus, (that means in German “House of construction”) was a school in Germany that combined crafts and the fine arts, and was famous for the approach to design that it publicized and taught. It operated from 1919 to 1933.

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The Bauhaus school was founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar. It was founded with the idea of creating a unity work in which all arts, including architecture, would eventually be brought together. The Bauhaus style became one of the most influential currents in Modernist architecture and had a profound influence upon subsequent developments in art, graphic design, interior design, industrial design, and typography.

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The Bauhaus movement was about innovation and functionality of Art. No wonder Why this school didn’t offer any History teaching for students because everything was supposed to be designed and created according to first principles rather than by following precedent.

The design teachers:

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Bauhaus furniture is the biggest collection in the world of  iconic designs. People refer to Bauhaus furniture often with a variety of titles such as modern classic furniture or mid century modern design because of its clean lines and geometrical shapes.

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Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona daybed

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Harry Bertoia, Bertoia Side chair

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Verner Panton, Panton Chair

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Eero Saarinen, Womb chair

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Josef Hoffmamm, Kubus Armchair

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Marcel Breuer,  Wassily chair

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Christian Dell, Kaiser Idell Model 6631 Luxus

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Marianna Brandt, Tea Service

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Charles Eames, Storage Unit

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Paul Klee, ‘Bauhaus, Workshops For Modernity’

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Kurt Kranz, Untitled picture series (Project for an abstract color film)

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Gunta Stölzl, Carpet

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