Posts Tagged: Bauhaus

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Bauhaus Chess Set by Naef

MHM loves the Bauhaus Chess Set, its clean lines typical of the timeless Bauhaus style.     Sculptor Josef Hartwig designed this chess set while teaching at the Bauhaus in 1924. It embodied the school’s tenets that an object must be practical, durable, inexpensive and beautiful. Hartwig’s design reduced the pieces to the most basic components […]

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Studio Building at Bauhaus Dessau, Germany

Visit the Bauhaus School in Dessau, Germany, which now operates as a museum. Tour the campus, and spend the night in one of the 28 1920s-style dorm rooms that housed some of the Bauhaus greats during their student and junior professor days.     The Bauhaus was founded by Walter Gropius in 1919 in Weimar, transferred […]