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Always a Part of the Present
No other name is mentioned as often in the context of the Bauhaus as that of Walter Gropius. This is no coincidence. An essential secret of his enduring success is the effective network of loyal employ- ees and friends that the Bauhaus founder kept alive and nurtured far beyond the end of his university.
Marcel Breuer and his 'Harem'
Erich Consemüller’s photo once again reflects the modern basic feeling and relaxed fun that were characteristic of the Bauhaus.
He was the first furniture designer ever to use tubular steel. Breuer quickly grasped how to use this material, combining it with textiles for optimum comfort.