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Bauhaus: Retro Futuristic Design of the 20th Century

I just stumbled across this article. I’ve been familiar with the Bauhaus style for as long as I remember. In terms of art and design. I paid little attention in Art History though so it never really sat in a period of time in my own head. I guess I thought it was a 50s thing. Plonker.

What I didn’t realise though, was that it was a 20s –  30s thing. Seriously, look at some of this stuff, then reconcile that with your mental image of the 20s. It must have seemed so futuristic. I don’t think science fiction was a thing yet, but this style must have been a seed of inspiration for someone…
http://io9.com/bauhaus-retro-futuristic-design-of-the-20th-century-1519754919?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_facebook&utm_source=io9_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow

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