10 gifts for the Bauhaus obsessed

This year marked 100 years since the Bauhaus was founded. To celebrate the occasion we’ve selected 10 designs related to the school that would be ideal gifts.  Gunta Stölzl blanket by Wallace Sewell Textile artist Gunta Stölzl studied and taught at the Bauhaus, and a blanket she made and used while there has been recreated […]

COS unveils fashion collection based on Bauhaus design principles

Fashion brand COS has created a 13-piece collection of clothing and accessories commemorating the Bauhaus movement and its affiliated artists and architects. The release celebrates a century since the design school’s founding in Weimar and exemplifies its enduring impact on creative disciplines today, as explored in Dezeen’s Bauhaus 100 series. Six menswear and six womenswear items as […]

RIBA’s Beyond Bauhaus explores the school’s long-lasting impact on the UK

Although few overtly Bauhaus buildings were built in the UK, the movement’s ideals had a huge impact on British architecture. Beyond Bauhaus curator, Pete Collard, picks four buildings that demonstrate the school’s influence. The Beyond Bauhaus exhibition at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London aims to explore the influence that the German design school, which was […]

Textiles by artists Anni Albers and Gunta Stölzl revived for Bauhaus’ 100th anniversary

Colourful, geometric textiles that Gunta Stölzl and Anni Albers created during their time at the Bauhaus school have been turned into fabric by New York company Designtex. Called The Bauhaus Project, Designtex‘s series comprises eight upholstery textiles and eight digitally printed wall coverings modelled on designs Stölzl, who became head of the Bauhaus weaving workshop, […]

Adjustable lamp used by Walter Gropius and the Bauhaus school revived

German light company Midgard is reproducing a lamp that was used at the Bauhaus school to coincide with its 100th anniversary. The adjustable TYP 113 lamp was first produced by Midgard, a company was founded in 1919. Hamburg entrepreneurs David Einsiedler and Joke Rasch took over Midgard’s business in 2015, and re-launched 100 of the […]

Bauhaus Museum Dessau opens its doors

A museum dedicated to the Bauhaus, designed by Barcelona studio Addenda Architects, has opened in the German town of Dessau, the former home of the hugely influential design school. Named Bauhaus Museum Dessau, the simple glass block is located in the centre of the town where the school was based in a building designed by Walter […]

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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