Bauhaus – more than 100 years old and more popular than ever
Be it architecture, art, design, dance, theatre, philosophy of life – the art school, founded in Weimar in 1919, has shaped modern art and culture like no other. The cantilever chair, the hemispherical teapot or the legendary desk lamp by Wilhelm Wagenfeld have long since become interior classics that have lost none of their topicality to this day. Not for nothing have they been reinterpreted or copied countless times since then.
Strict, cubic shapes, a flat roof and straightforward floor plans characterise modern Bauhaus architecture. Typical are large glass surfaces, which flood the house with light on the inside too. Another element is naked concrete, which forms a stylish eye-catcher on walls and also floors. These principles continue to guide you when furnishing your home:
genuine Bauhaus furniture dispenses with embellishments and sweeping shapes that distract from the actual function of the piece of furniture. And the same applies to quantity: less is more. Clear colours such as red, blue, yellow, grey, white and black determine the scene. Anyone taking these points into account can give their own home a touch of Bauhaus in just a few steps.