Competition: win a pair of Bauhaus-themed sunglasses by Neubau

In our latest competition, we’ve teamed up with Neubau to offer five readers the chance to win a pair of sunglasses that celebrate the centenary of the Bauhaus. The designs commemorate two leading figures of the Bauhaus, the influential 20th-century design school that was established in 1919 in Weimar, Germany. Named Walter & Wassily, the collection […]

Wallace Sewell recreates Gunta Stölzl’s original Bauhaus dormitory blanket

London design studio Wallace Sewell will reissue the blanket originally designed by the Bauhaus‘s head of weaving Gunta Stölzl for its Dessau dormitories. The Prellerhaus blanket – named after the dormitories at the Bauhaus’s Dessau campus – has been recreated by the London textile design studio in its original palette and two new colourways. Originally […]

Google Doodle celebrates Bauhaus school’s 100th anniversary

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the centenary of Germany’s late design school the Bauhaus. Google launched the doodle for the Bauhaus School to mark its founding in Weimar, Germany under Walter Gropius in April 1919. It was launched today, 12 April, but the exact date of its establishment remains unknown. Dezeen is also celebrating the occasion today with the […]

Heike Hanada completes Bauhaus Museum Weimar at birthplace of the design school

German architect Heike Hanada has completed a minimalist concrete museum to celebrate the Bauhaus in Weimar, where the design school was founded 100 years ago. Named the Bauhaus Museum Weimar, the building dedicated to the design school creates a physical cultural presence for the Bauhaus in the German city where it was based between 1919 […]

Graphic comic illustrates Mies van der Rohe’s work and life

Spanish illustrator and writer Agustín Ferrer Casas has created a graphic novel about 20th-century modernist Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, featuring a prologue written by British architect Norman Foster. The 176-page Mies is a Spanish graphic novel outlining the life and career of the modernist architect, including his time spent at the Bauhaus, fleeing Nazi […]

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