Design Movement: Bauhaus & Modernism


Walter Gropius, the founder of the Bauhaus, aspired to create a new unity of crafts, art and technology in a school with an international and interdisciplinary orientation. Its ultimate goal was the building as a Gesamtkunstwerk (total work of art).


Principal Players

Walter Gropius

Marcel Breuer

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe



Walter Gropius – The Dessau Bauhaus

Further Information


Bauhaus: Ninety Years of Inspiration

Bauhaus: The Easy Guide to Design Movements

Bauhaus: Wikipedia

Modernism: The Easy Guide to Design Movements