On Bauhaus

It is impossible to be curious about the history of architecture, design or abstract painting without developing some kind of infatuation with Bauhaus. The iconic architecture and design school, located originally in Weimar, Germany, was founded by the architect Walter Gropius in 1919. Arising out of the ashes of World War I, with a brilliant faculty (some of them classic example of eccentric genius), a radical program of free enquiry, and progressive politics.

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Neel Dozome

Neel Dozome

I write about type history and books culture, with a particular interest in graphic novels. Can almost do a hand stand.