A Brief Look at the Ulm School of Design, Photographed by Hans G. Conrad

I feel like I’ve put together a special little post for all of you today, content that I’ve not come across before and that has historical value in the design field. You may have come across the Ulm School of Design before, it’s also been mentioned here on the site quite a few times in the past, and today this features some imagery of well-known individuals that were photographed in the school …

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Ferdinand Kramer, Furniture Collection by e15

Today we’re going to take a trip back in time to look at the life and works of designer Ferdinand Kramer, also we get to see how these designs have now been beautifully reproduced by German furniture manufacturer e15. Interestingly enough e15 was named after the postal code of its first workshop in London, not too far from Stratford where the Olympics are currently taking place, and was co-founded in 1955 by architect. Philipp Mainzer …

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Projects by Marianne Brandt

Who doesn’t love the Bauhaus? I’m certainly an admirer and in the next week I’ll be looking to venture out towards the Barbican before the ‘Bauhaus: Art as Life’ exhibition finishes in London, it would be a great shame to miss it since it looks fantastic. I’m one of these guys who’s got an obsessive compulsive disorder in terms of design, I’m constantly learning off new creatives from all different sectors, I’m quite the book worm and …

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Collection of work from Herbert Bayer

It’s not everyday that I put together a more historical type post, however once I find one I often get bitten by the bug and a few follow in quick succession. So after sharing the wooden masterpieces of Alexandre Noll yesterday I went home and began reading about the Austrian multi-discipline designer and all round creative that was Herbert Bayer. He is someone who’s work I’ve crossed paths with before however I’d never …

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Designed Objects by Carl Auböck

After searching through the Leslie Williamson archives on her blog I came across this fantastic photo from the Handcrafted Modern book of the stuff on Walter Gropius’ desk. As I was routing around for more information it struck me that a fair few of the objects on the desk, mainly the stone and brass pieces, were made by the one and only Carl Auböck. Carl was an Austrian designer and painter he’s regarded as one of the most accom …

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