Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

How would you describe Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in one word? A question for followers on the Bauhaus Movement Instagram page. Less, modernism, tutto, clarity, balance, poet, elegant, master, style, stunning, precise, objective, simple, icon, sharp, professor, synthesis, finesse, details, visionary, tasteful, minimal, beautiful, crafter, magnificent, timeless, revolutionary, brilliant, transcendental… These were only some …

Alvar Aalto

Alvar Aalto, Architect and Monumental Artist – that was the name of the first studio which Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto opened in 1923, while he was still studying at Helsinki University of Technology. Before that he already had an experience of designing his parents’ entire house. Since then his professional, successful career growth …

Artemide

“We don’t design lamps, we design light in space. We push the limits, we go beyond the idea of object design and focus on creating interactive systems as variable elements in space”, Ernesto Gismondi, the founder of Artemide Company briefly explained the company’s philosophy in Lighting Fields publication. As one of the most famous Italian companies …

Arne Jacobsen

Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen is considered to be one of the pioneers of Danish minimalist style and modern furniture design. Design and Architecture were his two huge loves and he developed and applied his skills carefully in everything he did. His refined sense for proportion and form was what made him famous. As …

Verner Panton

Verner Panton was Danish architect and designer. One of the most innovative designers of the second half of the 20th century. He was the first one to design inflatable furniture. He designed the chair cast out of plastic in one single piece which still decorates numerous homes and was also the first to experiment with …

Charles and Ray Eames

Charles being an extrovert, charismatic, was always ready for public appearance. Ray being more recluse and modest preferred to be behind the scenes. Together, Charles and Ray Eames were a perfect couple. In life and work. Together in ideas, sketching, design, art, materials, production, experimenting, development, new ideas… They are Charles and Ray Eames, the …