Does economic hardship increase innovation? A look at the Bauhaus

“Why does every designer start to sketch with a geometric shape? And why are circles the most popular? Just as much if not more than Gestalt theory, the Bauhaus must be responsible for these preferences and behaviors. It’s fascinating how profoundly Bauhaus shaped our contemporary visual world and the rules of what we call “design” today, in the mere 14 years of its existence.”…… follow the link to read more

Does economic hardship increase innovation? A look at the Bauhaus The Bauhaus retrospective and archives from the school—“Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity”—will be on display until January 25 at the New York MoMA. Please check out the exhibition web site—it features the original Bauhaus pieces, and has impressive information architecture.

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