Friday, 02 November 2018 07:51

Thonet at 200: Surviving Bauhaus

Thonet is the furniture company that was modernist before the modernists, and – now in its 200th year – outlasted them all
Published in Features
Friday, 05 January 2018 14:53

Selling Germany: Design as Propaganda

Was Germany's postwar modernism ever more than a weapon in Cold War politics?

Published in Features
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 10:58

Smart Materials Satellites

Bauhaus, Dessau
13 July — 22 October 2017

Published in Diary
Monday, 12 December 2016 00:10

The Ulm Model

An exhibition tracing the influence of the German city’s industrial design school provides a welcome reminder of the appeal of radical pragmatism, writes Peter Smisek

Published in Review

"There's just too much shit design," the self-proclaimed "design pastor" tells an audience at Design Indaba in Cape Town. Christopher Turner was there

Published in News
Thursday, 06 November 2014 00:00

The Promise

An exhibition on the role of art in reimagining the city is at its strongest when it sticks to home turf, says Hannah Gregory

Published in Review
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 14:27

Masters’ Houses at Dessau

Destroyed in air raids, two masters' houses at the Bauhaus have been "playfully" reinterpreted using modern construction methods

Published in News
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 12:54

Horst: Photographer of Style

Victoria and Albert Museum, London
6 September 2014 – 4 January 2015

Published in Diary

The Hungarian architect Stefan Sebök worked with legends of the Bauhaus and of Soviet constructivism. A new book reveals more about his work but, as Edwin Heathcote discovers, Sebök himself remains elusive.

Published in Review
Friday, 15 June 2012 16:19

Bauhaus

This summer blockbuster is the largest UK exhibition on the Bauhaus in over 40 years. The exhibition traces the life and work of Bauhaus' students and masters, and introduces an insightful way of looking at the famous school. Here's Owen Hatherley's review.

Published in Review
Friday, 25 May 2012 14:14

The Future of Architecture Since 1889

Jean-Louis Cohen’s history of avant-garde architecture in the 20th century explores how ideas are conceived through buildings, providing fascinating insights into more familiar narratives, says Tim Abrahams.

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Dieter Rams’ 1959 modular shelving system has grown old gracefully, living up to the German designer’s high ideals of enduring simplicity, harmony and flexibility.

Published in Icon of the Month
Tuesday, 15 December 2009 16:59

Bauhaus: A Conceptual Model

This monster show celebrating the 90th birthday of the seminal modernist institution does a fine job of identifying its importance and probing its legacy, says Daniel Miller.

Published in Review
Friday, 14 August 2009 09:14

Conversation: Graham and Weizman

Conversation between artist Dan Graham and architect Eyal Weizman, London, 31 March 2009

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