Many of the artists and designers at the Bauhaus wanted to transform daily life and the material world. They experimented with forms and materials. Some of their furniture designs are still in production and sell for a small fortune.
Of the many women who enrolled at the Bauhaus school in Weimar in 1919, few went on to become famous, unlike the men. Different works and exhibitions now pay tribute to their innovative artistic contributions.
Milliner Fiona Bennett doesn't follow trends. In her Tiergarten "hat palace," she designs and produces a signature range of headwear attracting international clientele. It features in the series, "Babylon Berlin."
They were the children of their time. But what did the Bauhaus artists surrounding founder Walter Gropius want? And what has remained of their ideas? As the official Bauhaus anniversary kicks off, here's an overview.
Founded 100 years ago, the German Bauhaus movement's architectural style and non-ornamental interior design are still iconic and relevant today.
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