STYLE. DESIGN. COMMUNICATION.

 
COLOURS OF A CENTURY.
 

COLOURS OF A CENTURY.

Did you ever pay attention to the names of colours? In fashion the same colours appear every few years but with different names. What used to be pink in one year goes as fuchsia in the next season. Beige is too dull so we call it «desert sand». I recently...
A SERIES ON COLOURS 10/10.RED.
 

A SERIES ON COLOURS 10/10.RED.

Red is blood, power, love, hate, passion, heat, danger and revolution. It is the colour of Mars which once was the God of War. War typically ends up in revolution and blood. In art there is still a Mars red; a very vivid colour. Of all colours red has the...
STORIES OF AN INVISIBLE WORLD.
 

STORIES OF AN INVISIBLE WORLD.

A women who doesn’t wear perfume has no future. Coco Chanel You maybe know the novel «Perfume: The Story of a Murderer». The original version’s title is «Das Parfum». Unlike Coco Chanel’s prediction the women with a very good scent had NO future; especially if they ran into Jean-Baptiste Grenouille....
A SERIES ON COLOURS 9/10. VIOLET.
 

A SERIES ON COLOURS 9/10. VIOLET.

I don’t know about you but when I think of violet notions like, noble, heavy, serious and royal come to my mind. Violet is the colour of amethyst, lavender, blueberries and of the flower where it takes its name from. Violet or Purple? The lighter version of violet is purple....
PHILIPPE STARCK.
 

PHILIPPE STARCK.

The French Designer Philippe Starck was born in 1949 and is by no means a Bauhaus student or even a follower. I don’t know how he would feel about it but I daresay that he is something like «Bauhaus in the third generation». Design for Everything and Everyone What makes...
A SERIES ON COLOURS 8/10. ORANGE.
 

A SERIES ON COLOURS 8/10. ORANGE.

Orange is the offspring of red and yellow. We did not yet talk about red but I can already tell that red is very contradictory colour. Orange seems to have inherited the best – or let’s say the easiest – features from its parents. The Shade of A Fruit You...
ALESSI.
 

ALESSI.

I would not go as far as to say the Alessi was Bauhaus. What I would say on the other hand is that they profit (and so do we) from the Bauhaus school and philosophy. When the company of Giovanni Alessi was founded in Italy in 1921 the manufacture followed...
A SERIES ON COLOURS 7/10. GOLD.
 

A SERIES ON COLOURS 7/10. GOLD.

We started the series by yellow and noticed that this colour has a very bad reputation. For this article I did some research on the colour of gold. The notion «gold» has its roots in Indo-Germanic word “ghel” which meant shiny and also yellow. The modern German word for yellow...
MAX BILL.
 

MAX BILL.

The Swiss designer, painter and architect Max Bill is very much a Bauhaus student with the most famous teachers one can think of: Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee to name only two. What he definitely learned at the Bauhaus is the oneness of all arts and to use the right...