...In 2018 the Bauhaus Lab reflected on that connector, Konrad Wachsmann and standardised, prefabricated construction systems... The results of those reflections were discussed in a one day symposium, and can be viewed in the exhibition The Art of Joining: Designing the Universal Connector at Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau...
D4, Bauhaus Straps, roseby Marcel Breuer, 1927 — from 958,00 €
|Product type||Collapsible armchair.|
|Dimensions||Width: 78 cm
Depth: 61 cm
Height: 71 cm
Seat height: 44 cm
|Material||Frame: steel tubing , chrome plated
Seat and back: Belts, available in Bauhaus fabric (100 % polyacrylic) or iron thread
|Function & properties||Foldable and thus space-saving storage|
The re-editions of Bauhaus models produced by Tecta are approved by the Bauhaus Archive in Berlin and bear the Bauhaus signet designed by Oskar Schlemmer.
|Care||To clean the frame, we recommend a soft, damp cloth
The fabric covers can be carefully vacuumed
Please treat leather surfaces regularly with a suitable leather care product
|Awards & museum||Since 1980 part of the Permanent Collection of Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York|
More about 'Bauhaus', 'Marcel Breuer' in our blog
...Following three years of art studies in Hamburg, Anni Fleischmann enrolled at Bauhaus Weimar in 1922, moving with the institute to Dessau in 1925, where in the same year she married Josef Albers and in 1931 took over leadership of the weaving workshop... And in doing so sounds like providing not only a thorough introduction to one of the few females to establish themselves in their own right in the largely patriarchal world of International Modernism, but also help expand understandings of the reality of Bauhaus as we approach the centenary of the founding of Bauhaus Weimar, and the cliché festival that could become...
...Following on from the Collective in 2015, Movement in 2016 and Substance in 2017, the Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau's annual theme for 2018 is the Standard; a central component of the teaching at Bauhaus Dessau yet one which is and was freely open to artistic, technological and functional interpretation... And one the Bauhäusler freely interpreted artistically, technologically and functionally The first exhibition in context of the annual theme explores the work of the German architect Carl Fieger, how he applied his understanding and interpretations of standardisation of architecture and design from his days at Bauhaus in the 1920s to his time at the East German Bauakademie in the 1950s, how he evolved and developed as an architect in that period and his contemporary relevance...
...A technical draughtsman and silversmith by trade, Wilhelm Wagenfeld first made a name for himself in the metal workshop at Bauhaus Weimar, which raises the question as to how he subsequently came to be so closely associated with glass?... Bulk, "but very quickly he learned that the material had its own characteristics, so much so that there ensued a disagreement between Wagenfeld and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, his former teacher at Bauhaus...
..., 119049 Moscow on Monday August 14th and runs until Thursday October 5th "Wege aus dem Bauhaus... One of the original teachers at Bauhaus Weimar Gerhard Marcks was also one of the leading protagonists of the prevailing idea of the age of combining art with craft to produce new form languages, new consumer goods and new art...
smow blog Design Calendar: June 1st 1932 - Mart Stam Awarded Artistic Copyright for the Cubic Cantilever Chair
...The story begins in Dessau in the mid 1920s and the development of tubular steel furniture, a process in which Marcel Breuer unquestionably played a major, if not the major, role... Aware of the commercial possibilities of the genre Marcel Breuer established in late 1926/early 1927 the company Standard-Möbel in Berlin with fellow Magyar Kálmán Lengyel, the first dedicated manufacturer of tubular steel furniture...
smow Blog Interview: Ansgar B. Heickmann, Auktionshaus Heickmann, Chemnitz ... Or, How One Sells a Marcel Breuer Chair for Euro 55,000...
...A problem which led to the defining of the following requirements: a) Elastic seat and backrest, but no upholstery, which is heavy, expensive and gathers dust b) Inclination of the seat so as to support the upper leg along its full length without the pressure that arises with a flat seating surface c) An angled position for the upper body d) Freedom of the spine because each and very pressure on the spine is both uncomfortable and unhealthy"1 The above description for a chair design may sound contemporary and it was, very contemporary when formulated by Marcel Breuer in 1925... From this analysis of the requirements of a comfortable chair Marcel Breuer realised his so-called Lattenstuhl, Slatted Armchair, one of his first chair designs and arguably one of the most central in the (hi)story of chair design...