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Posts tagged 'Bauhaus'

From the Archive: A short history of Marcel Breuer’s Wassily chair

First a student then a teacher at the Bauhaus, Marcel Breuer designed many innovative pieces. His Wassily chair is the most iconic Words by Debika

Design

Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion heralded the modernist era

The Barcelona Pavilion was a hugely significant temporary structure that forms part of the early modernist canon of architecture Designed by modernism’s golden child Mies

Architecture

How radical was the modernist Frankfurt kitchen?

The Frankfurt Kitchen. Courtesy of the Minneapolis Institute of Art Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky’s mass-produced, modular kitchen transformed domestic life but shows that modernist efficiency didn’t necessarily lead

Design

Villa Savoye: Le Corbusier’s exemplary modernist building

Villa Savoye is a definitive example of a modernist building. Set in the Parisian suburb of Poissy, it was designed by Swiss architect and modernist

Architecture

Mies van der Rohe: From the Bauhaus to the height of modernism

German-American architect Mies van der Rohe is one of the pioneers of the modernist movement, devising in a paper sketch the world’s first glass skyscraper

Architecture

Food for thought: Le Corbuffet brings architectural history to the dinner table

Robert Rauschenburger,. Photo by Esther Choi Writing about food has never been so good, or serious, as now. Le Corbuffet, Esther Choi’s book of recipes

Opinion

Plastic, disposable and ugly: Why toothbrushes are a crime against design

What would the Bauhaus have made of a world that dresses up simple tools as high-performance sportswear? asks Max Fraser Long before the toothbrush became

Design

Haunted Houses: Meet the Bauhaus designers who went east instead of west

A building in Sotsgorod Uralmash, Yekaterinburg, in the 1930s. Photo by Dima Protasevich Gropius, Mies and Breuer headed to the US – but some Bauhaus alumnae

Architecture

Icon 194: Performativity, Functionality and Design

Photo by Alessandro Merlo August’s issue looks at how architecture embraced performance over function and blurred the boundaries of design and production This month’s issue

Opinion

How the Bauhaus Museum in Weimar uses architecture to link the design movement to Germany’s past and present

 Visualisation of the detail on the front of the Bauhaus Museum in Weimar. Image courtesy of the Heike Hanada Laboratory of Art and Architecture In

Architecture

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Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3daysofdesign

ICON profiles the female leaders revolutionising the Scandinavian fashion industry

Artek and Tekla celebrate the legacy of Aino Aalto with new bedding collection

UK fashion designer Patrick McDowell talks of their life as a force for circularity in the industry

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

Design Icon: Alvar Aalto’s Armchair 400

Harriet Allure uses scent to invoke a sense of nostalgia and connection to heritage

A new book by Stefano Casciani offers an insight into Piero Lissoni’s work




Architects

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

A new book by Stefano Casciani offers an insight into Piero Lissoni’s work

Architecture icon: Mies van der Rohe’s domestic masterpiece in Brno has survived everything the 20th century could throw at it

Snøhetta designs minimalist interior for French skincare label Typology in Paris

Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

Architecture Icon: The post-war designs of Yrjö and Irmeli Kukkapuro live on in their unique home studio

Atelier L’Abri completes silver-clad house in forested hills of Canadian Laurentians


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Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3daysofdesign

ICON profiles the female leaders revolutionising the Scandinavian fashion industry

Artek and Tekla celebrate the legacy of Aino Aalto with new bedding collection

UK fashion designer Patrick McDowell talks of their life as a force for circularity in the industry

Design Icon: Alvar Aalto’s Armchair 400

Harriet Allure uses scent to invoke a sense of nostalgia and connection to heritage

Design Destination: ICON’s tips for where to go and what to see in London Fields

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston


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Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3daysofdesign

ICON profiles the female leaders revolutionising the Scandinavian fashion industry

Artek and Tekla celebrate the legacy of Aino Aalto with new bedding collection

UK fashion designer Patrick McDowell talks of their life as a force for circularity in the industry

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

Design Icon: Alvar Aalto’s Armchair 400

Harriet Allure uses scent to invoke a sense of nostalgia and connection to heritage

A new book by Stefano Casciani offers an insight into Piero Lissoni’s work