Bauhaus Chess – Form follows function. Designed by the workshop master Josef Hartwig in 1922. Developed from the elementary forms – triangle, square and circle – using stained limewood, Hartwig’s design is testimony to the beauty of economy and the power of human-centred design.
Color Chart by Paul Klee, 1931. His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included Expressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism.
Weissenhof Row Houses, by J.J.P. Oud, Stuttgart, Germany, ca.1930s. Photo © Werner Pawlok
Farnsworth House, built in 1951, is one of the most famous examples of modernist domestic architecture and was considered unprecedented in its days. Along with Walter Gropius and Le Corbusier, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of Modern architecture.
Herbert Bayer, Bauhaus Exhibition, 1923
Bauhaus the movement and schools who were the innovators of modern design.
As a leader of the Bauhaus, Marcel Breuer used the technological advances of his day in the service of better living. His 1928 Cesca chair married traditional craftsmanship to industrial materials and methods.