julialukedesign: Max Bill. Konstruktion für eine Figur / Japanese Screenprint / 1969 Max Bill was born the 22 December 1908 in Winterthur, Swizterland. After completing an apprenticeship as a silversmith (1924-1927), he studied at the Bauhaus in Dessau underJosef Albers, Wassily Kandinsky, Lazlo Moholy-Nagy, Paul Klee and others. In 1929, he returned to Zurich where he worked as an architect, painter, graphic designer and sculpture and later as a product designer. From 1932 to 1936, he was…
This week in Art Speak, we look at one of the most influential movements of the 20th century. It sought to unite art, design and industry, provide a universal aesthetic, and give good design to everyone: Bauhaus.
i love all the lines and shapes happening in this poster. the way how they are all overlapping and intersecting are the things that inspire me whenever i think about design. i also like the minimal but yet busy feel of this too.
MC :: The Bauhaus 'movement' has always appealed to me primarily because of its combining home and work in the one environment; it seems a simple solution to so many problems like decreased family interaction and increased urban sprawl. This image reminds me why I was drawn to the movement in the first place: commercialisation x aesthetic form + function