- The Bauhaus was a German art and design school that ran from 1919 to 1933 and was responsible for teaching some of the biggest influencers of midcentury design.
- The founder encouraged students to design with as few parts as possible, which translated brilliantly for mass production. As a result, some of the most iconic and widely owned midcentury design pieces originated from this school.
- Anni Albers, one of the most famous textile artists of the 20th century, took a weaving course at The Bauhaus because she couldn't get into the male-dominated painting, architecture, and wood-carving classes. Luckily, her weaving skills paid off.
Make It Your Own:
Nightwood designed this macramé shower curtain as an homage to Anni Albers's famous open-weave room dividers. Instead of working on a loom like Anni would have, Nightwood used a clothesline, broom, and macramé.