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Bauhaus Style

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Discover the fascinating world of the Bauhaus, the most influential art school of the twentieth century, and its lasting impact on modern culture. From architecture and art to design, fashion,...

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Mateo Kries joined the Vitra Design Museum in 1995, first as a curator then as the director of the museum鈥檚 branch in Berlin. In 2001, he co-founded the DESIGNMAI festival in Berlin, in 2006 he became the chief curator at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, and since 2011 he is the museum鈥檚 director. During his tenure at the Vitra Design Museum, Kries has been responsible for numerous highly acclaimed projects, including exhibitions about the Bauhaus, African design and personalities such as Le Corbusier, Alvar Aalto and many more. In 2010, Kries published the book Total Design, a critical analysis of the omnipresence of design as a contemporary practice. In 2019, he co-produced Atlas of Furniture Design, the most comprehensive book on furniture design ever published. Kries holds a DPhil in Art History from Berlin鈥檚 Humboldt University. With more than twenty-five years of experience, Mateo Kries is considered one of the most influential curators and publishers in the contemporary design scene.

The Classics Collection

Bauhaus Style

$115 USD

Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space.

鈥 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

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Page count

288 pages

Number of illustrations

Over 225



Released on

July 2023


W 25 x L 33 x D 4 cm

Cover materials

Linen Hardcover




2.3 kg

Mateo Kries

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