A seminar celebrating Bauhaus.

February 13, 2023

A seminar celebrating Bauhaus.

This year will mark the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus School, which started in Weimar Germany in 1919 and was shut down by the nazi party in 1933. During its short life, Bauhaus created a revolution in architecture and design still valid as inspiration all over the world.   To celebrate the importance of Bauhaus the Museum of Furniture Studies highlights some Bauhaus products from the collection together with examples reflected in Nordic design.  In cooperation with Svensk Form, The Swedish Society of Crafts and Design, the museum held a seminar celebrating the German design school Bauhaus. The audience of 150 people heard the Swedish journalist and design professor Kerstin Wickman telling the exciting story of Bauhaus and its influences on architectural and design development during a long period of time.   The author and design entrepreneur Magnus Englund described the English company Isokon´s cooperation with the designers from Bauhaus during and after the second world war.  Interview on SVT Culture News 2 May 2019: View video here.

Designer of the month
Arne Jacobsen

Arne Jacobsen is one of the most known Scandinavian architects and furniture designers of the 20th century with pieces such as the Ant, the Swan and the Egg, as well as buildings such as the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen and the Saint Catherine’s College in Oxford.

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