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Listed under:  Arts  >  Art movements  >  Bauhaus

Long chair by Marcel Breuer, 1935-36

This is a laminated (birch) plywood reclining chair designed in 1935-36 by Hungarian-born architect Marcel Breuer. It consists of an angled backrest and shaped seat made of moulded plywood supported by a bent frame. This frame is one continuous piece of laminated wood made up of three elements: shaped armrests with uprights, ...


Armchair by Marcel Breuer, 1932-34

This is an armchair designed in aluminium, wood and fabric by Hungarian-born architect Marcel Breuer in 1932-34. The chair's frame, which forms the back and cantilevered seat, has been shaped from one continuous band of cast aluminium. The back and seat are covered by a thin foam pad upholstered in a blue woollen material. ...


Desk set by Marianne Brandt, c1930-31

This is a writing-desk set made of enamelled steel and glass, designed in 1930 by Marianne Brandt and made by metalware manufacturer Ruppelwerk in Gotha, Germany, around 1930-31. The set consists of a curved blotter, a cylindrical inkwell and a long, rectangular pen tray. The lower section of the blotter is curved and holds ...


'Wendingen' journal cover by El Lissitzky, 1921

This is an art journal titled 'Wendingen' with a lithograph cover designed by El Lissitzky in 1921. The journal, which measures 32.7 cm x 33.2 cm x 0.5 cm, has a coloured, illustrated cover bound with fine string punched through six holes in the spine. The cover image features a geometric design in red, black, grey and ...