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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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Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

GUBI reimagines Mathieu Matégot’s Copacabana Chair for indoor and outdoor settings

Cape Town Furniture Week showcases the breadth of South African design in its second edition

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism

MATTER and SHAPE: The Paris-based design exhibition bringing together multiple creative sectors in a new, immersive format

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

The National Portrait Gallery reveals major exhibition celebrating the black figure with never-before-seen paintings




Architects

Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

Clément Cividino’s restoration of a 1960s fibreglass pod by Nikolaos Xasteros lands in the Spanish countryside

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

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

Architecture Icon: How the Noguchi Musuem advances the appreciation of its founder’s art and legacy

Photographer Ruben Hughes shares how he captures the streets of New York and Copenhagen


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GUBI reimagines Mathieu Matégot’s Copacabana Chair for indoor and outdoor settings

Cape Town Furniture Week showcases the breadth of South African design in its second edition

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

MATTER and SHAPE: The Paris-based design exhibition bringing together multiple creative sectors in a new, immersive format

The National Portrait Gallery reveals major exhibition celebrating the black figure with never-before-seen paintings

Meet the Finnish fashion label giving unprocessed wool new life through upcycling

Two Australian brothers handcraft their own aluminium furniture style

Design Icon: Alessi’s experimental 1983 Tea and Coffee Piazza

Editor’s picks: We meet the creatives shaking up Stockholm Design Week 2024


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Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

GUBI reimagines Mathieu Matégot’s Copacabana Chair for indoor and outdoor settings

Cape Town Furniture Week showcases the breadth of South African design in its second edition

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism

MATTER and SHAPE: The Paris-based design exhibition bringing together multiple creative sectors in a new, immersive format

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

The National Portrait Gallery reveals major exhibition celebrating the black figure with never-before-seen paintings