The impact of Bauhaus in GraphicDesign
Although much of the Bauhaus’ contribution to graphic design was theoretical, there are nonetheless some key visual hallmarks of the school which designers still use today, including:
We wanted to offer you an interactive experience of the Bauhaus movement, in order to make you think, create, experiment and be completely exposed to its philosophy. We also wanted it to be simple, graphic design oriented and, of course, fun. The result was three creative concepts that we loved. Sadly, we had to choose only one but we decided to present you the whole shortlist because, well, it’s worth it.
A compilation of phrases from Interweave’ s manifesto, deconstructed into spare words and letters, all painted in the Bauhaus color palette.
HOW IT WORKS:
The user (you) would have to blend those materials to create color and word combinations. The whole point here isn’t the meaning or the functionality of the resulting piece, but to use your creativity and imagination in order to create your own syntax, with your own rules and design principles.
Three monochromatic photos depicting idyllic Greek landscapes,
each one colored with one of the 3 dominant colors of Bauhaus. Attached
with them, a set of transparent filter papers, in the same color palette.
HOW IT WORKS:
It’s all about the joy of creation through play. Imagine having a compact version of Photoshop with just some basic effect tools (filters, multiply, overlay, inclusion), but in analog form. Just put everything together, in whatever way you wish, experiment and create your own piece of art.
In the end, it all comes down to the core intention of Bauhaus, as an art movement. Something all of us creatives should aspire to and aim for: