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Black Mountain College, North Carolina (1933–58)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...As a progressive educational institute, Black Mountain College near Asheville, North Carolina, was led by an impressive roster of faculty, as well as fostering innovative students. This led it to be considered one of the most influential...

Albers, Anni (1899–1994)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Anni Albers was a German-American weaver and textile designer, born in Berlin, and a student at the Bauhaus weaving workshop between 1923 and 1925, studying with Gunta Stölzl. She later recalled that this was not teaching in the formal...

Design: Anonymous and Timeless

Design: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 1 : Design Reform, Modernism, and Modernization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Though only the few penetrate the screen that habits of thought and conduct form in their time, it is good for all of us to pause sometimes, to think, wonder and maybe worry; to ask “where are we now?”Concerned with form and with the shape...

Anni Albers

Designer Biography

...Anni Albers was a German-American weaver and textile designer, born in Berlin, and a student at the Bauhaus weaving workshop between 1923 and 1925, studying with Gunta Stölzl. She later recalled that this was not teaching in the formal...

Bauhaus: An Annotated Bibliography

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bibliographic guide

...The Bauhaus was a design school established in Germany from 1919 to 1933. It was founded by the architect Walter Gropius and based on the idea of architecture as the link between arts and crafts. The mission of the Bauhaus was to reject...

Clothing Bauhaus Bodies

Bauhaus Bodies : Gender, Sexuality, and Body Culture in Modernism’s Legendary Art School

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book Chapter

...When seen in public, Bauhaus bodies were almost always clothed. Indeed although nude sunbathing was a popular activity in Germany at the time, the nude figure was almost entirely absent from the Bauhaus. This was one of the features...

The Bauhaus

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lesson plan

...Introduction This unit introduces the key concepts and individuals in the Bauhaus project. The emphasis is on the teaching practices and outcomes in terms of products, approaches to teaching, and the impact the Bauhaus made...