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Light bulb moment

Words:
Jan-Carlos Kucharek

With 2019 being the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, you’d be forgiven for wanting to cash in on the legacy of some of the greatest designers of the modern age. Because, unless you’re a National Socialist, what’s not to like about the influential design school that was headed by Walter Gropius, Hannes Meyer and Mies van der Rohe until the Nazis forced its closure in 1933? Luxury lighting manufacturer Bert Frank has been inspired by the masters with its Bauhaus range – like the Stasis Wall Lamp (pictured) that, ahem, shines a light on the ‘clean geometric forms, bold shapes and functionality’ that have helped ensure the school’s reputation lives on to this day. 

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