Timeline with Concept of waves.
Bauhaus falls in the third wave, its was the
start of the modern movement.
Happened in the first half of the 20th century.
Bauhaus was born in the city of Wiemer
in Germany in 1919 AD after World War 1
by Architect Walter Gropius.
Bauhaus in literal sense means
“School Of Construction”
Curriculum designed by Walter
Gropius clubbed art, design,
architecture and handwork was
Important part of his philosophy.
“Learning by doing” had become
an unofficial motto.
Learning according to material
and skill such as metal, textile,
wood, ceramic and printing was
present but Architecture
remained core activity in the
The final Goal of all Artistic Activity is Architecture.
Bauhaus School in Dessau Germany 1925 by Walter Gropius.
Principles Of Bauhaus.
Form Follows Function.
Focus to function must be given.
Design must fit its purpose, be durable, economical, useful and beautiful.
Quality, design for mass production and simple.
Lazlo Maholy Nagy,
Yellow Circle 1921
Oil on Canvas
The Bauhaus Cradle emerged in the early days of the German design school, but the simplicity of this
magazine holder, both with regard to the form and colors used,
doesn't undermine the inherent playfulness of the design. By peter keler
Probably the most iconic piece of lighting to come out of the Bauhaus, William Wagenfeld's lamp,
constructed of precisely cut glass and metal, is among the first objects to emerge under
the Bauhaus' technology-focused regime.
Designed in 1929 by future Bauhaus head Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and partner Lily Reich,
the gentle, swooping lines Barcelona chair served as a precursor of what was to come with
the mid-century modern furniture movement.
Bauhaus Chess Set
Designed in 1922 by Josef Hartwig, the best part about the chess pieces is that the design of
each also indicates the type of movement it is capable of.
Bauhaus Tea Infuser
Designed in 1924 by Marianne Brandt, the Bauhaus tea infuser has a built-in strainer,
non-drip spout, and heat-resistant handle made of ebony, embracing the school's principals
of combining functionality and aesthetic.