Brick screen divider designed by Eileen Gray in the 1920's in Paris, France. It is constructed with a combination of metals with the addition of a high gloss lacquer finish, and in order to create the perfect finish, it took several weeks to apply the multiple layers of lacquer . This piece is more of a sculpture than a room divider and took immense craftsmanship to produce.   ARAM, Eileen Gray, Brick Screen. [Online] Available at:http://www.eileengray.co.uk/products/brick-screen/

i love standing screens for creating space dividers in large rooms / privacy in bedroom

Glassware designed by Josef Hoffmann and was first exhibitioned in 1914 in Germany. These products were made made by blowing the glass into beech wood moulds, this allowed the glass to be noticeably thin and incorporate rows and columns of black lines which gave it a classical feel. It used a skilled craft to produce the product and was not done by a machine. J, Thorne, 2014. Cool Hunting. [Online]. Available at: http://www.coolhunting.com/design/series-b-glasses-by-josef-hoffmann-lobmeyr

Series “B” Glasses by Josef Hoffmann + Lobmeyr

Series “B” Glasses by Josef Hoffmann + Lobmeyr Beechwood-molded glass with a cubist pedigree

Kozma Drinks Trolley designed by Zsuzsa Kozma in 1938. This was a functionalist modernism inspired piece from Budapest, Hungary. It represents the innovation and functionality that was present in designs of that time. V&A Museum, London. [Online] Available at: http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/d/kozma-drinks-trolley/

Kozma Drinks Trolley (open view), designed by Zsuzsa Kozma - ), Budapest, Hungary, about

Dr. Christopher Dresser designed this product in 1879 and was first produced in Sheffield, England. It was part of a design ideology that attempted to combine both quality design and Craftsmanship, and mass production.

Teapot

Teapot - Christopher Dresser - by James Dixon & Sons - 1879 - Electroplated nickel silver with ebony handle

This Spider Table was designed by Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann (France) between 1918 and 1920 and was produced in 1929. It is composed of Ebony wood and Ivory inlay and gets its name from its spider-like narrow frame.

Spider Table

This Spider Table was designed by Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann (France) between 1918 and 1920 and was produced in It is composed of Ebony wood and Ivory inlay and gets its name from its spider-like narrow frame.

Tea kettle designed and manufactured by William Arthur Smith Benson between 1854 and 1924 and constructed using brass and copper. This piece is one of many that came out of the Arts and Crafts movement that demonstrated skilled crafted design.

Tea kettle designed and manufactured by William Arthur Smith Benson between 1854 and 1924 and constructed using brass and copper. This piece is one of many that came out of the Arts and Crafts movement that demonstrated skilled crafted design.

Midgard Table Lamp designed by Curt Fischer in the 1930's in the metal workshop at the Bauhaus, Germany. It introduced a mechanical element to an everyday household product. His idea was to create ''Steerable'' light which fused the idea of an older mechanical design element with a modern space saving ideology.

Midgard Table Lamp Model 114 by Curt Fischer, Bauhaus 1930s

Midgard Model 114 desk lamp from the thirties by Curt Fisher for Industriewerke Auma

Nesting Tables designed by Josef Albers in 1926/1927. It was constructed using glass and wood, and was designed with the goal of using available resources economically. They are a prime example of what influence the Bauhaus had on modern design. Designing with efficiency, simplicity, material and production in mind, as well as revolutionizing what product design is capable of.

Bauhaus: Retro Futuristic Design of the 20th Century

This Cradle was designed by Peter Keler in 1922 and was inspired by the mural art of Wassily Kadinsky. It was designed as an assignment to Keler by Walter Groepius during his time at the Bauhaus. This design combined art and functional elements which makes it an important example of constructivism. It uses multiple simple shapes to create a complex product, this promotes profitable manufacturing.   C, Knowles, 2015. Bauhaus Cradle. [Online]…

This Cradle was designed by Peter Keler in 1922 and was inspired by the mural art of Wassily Kadinsky. It was designed as an assignment to Keler by Walter Groepius during his time at the Bauhaus. This design combined art and functional elements which makes it an important example of constructivism. It uses multiple simple shapes to create a complex product, this promotes profitable manufacturing. C, Knowles, 2015. Bauhaus Cradle. [Online]…

Early 20th century Wedgwood creamer featuring a base relief of friendship comforting pain based on a design by Lady Elizabeth Templetown (The New Bride). It is an example of art and craft that was taken a step further, combining art and craft with a production line in order to manufacture quality craft products to a wider class of people.

Early 20th century Wedgwood creamer featuring a base relief of friendship comforting pain based on a design by Lady Elizabeth Templetown (The New Bride). It is an example of art and craft that was taken a step further, combining art and craft with a production line in order to manufacture quality craft products to a wider class of people.

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