In 1932, the Bauhaus moved to Berlin where it was shut down a year later by the Nazi party
In German, Bauhaus literally means “house for building”
The Bauhaus’s ideals were that the artist must recognize his social responsibility to the community and likewise, the community must accept and support the artist.
The Bauhaus school strived to produce a new approach to architecture that incorporated artistic design, craftsmanship, and modern machine technology.
The major goals of the school were to encourage craftsman and artists to collaborate, to elevate the status of crafts, and to maintain relations with industry and craft leaders in order to eventually become independent of government control.
The Bauhaus school wished to articulate contemporary culture through the creation of new forms that were designed for everyday living.
Furniture is functional. It was created according to the theory of “form follows function.”
Furniture items created ranged from chairs, sofas and lamps