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A small object which nurtures a great history. To mark the centenary of the foundation of the Bauhaus, the sugar and cream set designed by Marianne Brandt and Helmut Shulze is offered with special packaging.
Founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar in 1919, the Bauhaus (House of Building) was a German school of arts, architecture and applied arts, which at the time represented the gathering and decanting point of all emerging avant-gardes in these fields. For the high quality of the characters who taught and studied there, as well as for the radical approach to design, the Bauhaus is at the origin of the Modern Movement in Design and Architecture. Since the mid-1980s, Alessi has reproduced, under license from the Bauhaus Archiv in Berlin, a selection of projects created by some of the school's main protagonists.
German (1893-1983). She studied painting and sculpture in Weimar and was the only woman who took part in the Metallwerkstatt of the Bauhaus. Her objects are a splendid example of her research to simplify the industrial processes of spinning and printing.
He was born in Aken in 1903 and studied to become a mechanic. In 1926 he entered the Bauhaus Metallwerkstatt as a Lazlò Moholy-Nagy's student.It was here that he met M. Brandt with whom he collaborated to create vases, lamps and items in printed steel.