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Itten, Johannes (1888-1967) - 1922 All in One by RasMarley, via Flickr

Johannes Itten All in One (diary-page)colour, 1922 (India ink and watercolour on paper; 29 x 33 cm.

The artwork is made by Swiss artist duo Peter Fischli & David Weiss for their 1983 single. Got the information from Martin – Thank you!

kleenex : U/you---Peter Fischli cover art, 1979 LiLiPUT: You Did It/The Jatz---Fischli & Weiss cover art, 1983 Liliput: Liliput LP---.

This is a very good example of The New Typography, the 1920s movement in graphic design that was promoted at the Bauhaus. Even though this poster was designed eighty years later in 2002, it shows the New Typography principles of asymmetry and grid layout. Note the alignments of text, the reversals of letters and numbers, and the contrast of type size and colour. These features create movement and energy – the eye moves freely around the design.  Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau 1998

roughly three main colours used within the design. This is becoming fairly familiar to Bauhaus design. I like that the shapes collide and changes colour? This layout is reminding me of advertising layouts commonly used recently.

Gunta Stölzl - Bauhaus Master - This needs to be a quilt in my house

Gunta Stölzl: textile design, Bauhaus Archiv, Berlin, I would really, really like to weave this.

MONDOBLOGO: women of the bauhaus Friedl Dicker "Analysis of Old Masters" Lithograph  (With Johannes Itten) 1921

Friedl Dicker "Analysis of Old Masters" Lithograph (With Johannes Itten) 1921

Bildergebnis für bauhaus weimar johannes itten

Bildergebnis für bauhaus weimar johannes itten

Bauhaus color study

Matteo Bologna Bauhaus color study 20 Back to School Crafts Genius! A Baby Bath Apron Towel! I am going to make this before baby.

DIE FORM: Zeitschrift für Gestaltende Arbeit | The March 1930 issue of  Die Form - an important Bauhaus-era design journal published by the Deutscher Werkbund. The Werkbund - or German Work Federation - was an association of architects, designers, artists and industrialists united by the aim of promoting the marriage of artistic endeavour with mass production. This progressive approach brought the Werkbund into conflict with the rising National Socialists and it was dissolved in 1938.

“New in Room a great issue of the Bauhaus / Deutscher Werkbund periodical Die Form, w/ article by Johannes Itten”

The Dimensions of Colour

Overview: Colo(u)r wheels, systems and theories in the course of time.

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