German architect Frei Otto is known for experimental engineering architecture, taught in the institute he founded for Lightweight Structures at the University of Stuttgart. His work has been the source of inspiration for Zaha Hadid’s Arum Shell.
This week in Art Speak, we look at one of the most influential movements of the century. It sought to unite art, design and industry, provide a universal aesthetic, and give good design to everyone: Bauhaus.
Inspired by pieces from Holly Fulton’s AW16 fashion collection, this retro print wallpaper utilises a wonderfully mesmerising design. As a fashion designer, fulton often combines elements from some of the 20th Century’s biggest movements, from art deco to bauhaus to pop art. And it’s clear to see the influences in this intricate, yet minimalist cable design. The deep oxford blue adds a rich tone and streak of sophistication into the interior environment. The clean and simple pattern offers a…
Bauhaus-Archiv: "The Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung studies and presents the history and influence of the Bauhaus, the twentieth century’s most important college of architecture, design and art – and over the course of the decades it has built up