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Gute Form

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The German Gute Form (Good Form) in industrial design follows in the tradition of the pursuit of quality in the early German Werkbund. But, in the modern sense, the term Gute Form was coined by the former Bauhaus student and future director...

Werkkunstschulen, Germany (1949–71)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In Germany the Nazi Regime severely altered the education in art and design. The unity of arts and crafts in the Kunstgewerbeschulen was broken up in favor of the separation into pure art academies and Meisterschulen des Deutschen Handwerks...

Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The meaning of the German term Neue Sachlichkeit is ambiguous and has been used differently in painting and graphic arts, literature, music, photography, film, architecture, product design, and typography. The term’s origin is connected...

Jugendstil

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In Germany, the Art Nouveau Movement was named after the art magazine Jugend that was published in Munich from 1896 onward. It was one of the very influential art and Arts and Crafts magazines for this early modern movement in Europe, along...

Darmstadt Kunstlerkolonie (Darmstadt Artists’ Colony) (1899–1918)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Among the many cultural capitals in German-speaking lands, Darmstadt mostly figured in the second rank, but in 1901 it shot to the very top. As in most cases, in nineteenth-century Germany the initiative came from the local ruler...