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  • The Pros And Cons Of Designer Brands

    Designer is clothing that present the recognition of a fashion designer. The founder of the company does not always create designer clothing. For example, the actual designer of Chanel is not it is original founder and designer, Gabrielle Chanel, but German designer. The quality of the clothing and degree of its resemblance, designer's work vary some terms may limit the number of garment styles that may be produced, allowing the designer to veto any designs he or she finds unappealing. Examples include: Dior, Chanel, Gucci, and Saint Lauran. Ever wonders why they cost so expensive? In 13 years, the price of a Hermes Kelly bag has jumped from $4,800 to $7,600. And in ten years, Chanel and Dior have risen in price from $485 to $755 and more. And while many people in the industry blame the growing costs of raw materials, like crocodile skin. Others say designers are raising prices purely 'to increase their appeal’, people are mentally spending their money on useful clothes. Designer clothing are not worth the cost, I am definitely against it because some other brands are much more comfortable than the designer brands ,designer clothing are not necessarily of better quality than the non-designer clothing . People are suffering for money while others spend 500 dollars or more on fashion Designers clothing. You will have to wash it in a unique washer and place it properly on the Wardrobe, this is pathetic. (Anna rice, 2008). Other normal brands like H&M and Zara etc. are…

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  • The Bauhaus School

    architect Walter Gropius in 1919 with a modern agenda that included the unification of the arts and the elimination of the distinction between artist and craftsperson. In an essay on the Bauhaus written in 1923, Gropius acknowledged the sources that shaped the foundation of the Bauhaus school, sources which included William Morris and John Ruskin in England, Henry Van der Velde in Belgium, as well as Peter Behrens and the Deutsche Werkbund in Germany. (Whitford: 12-14) This range of influences…

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  • Walter Adolph Georg Gropius: Bauhaus School Of Design

    including support from well know public figures. The support becomes crucial when the following year government financial support is cut in half. To raise money for the school Gropius creates a fundraising committee necessary to keep the school open. Unfortunately Bauhaus closes its doors in Weimar and moves to Dessau. In Dessau the school receives funding from the town council. Gropius changes his focus to producing housing from the ground up. Starting with the structure itself to…

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  • Anni Albers Essay

    Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution). Her designs, and unique weaving proved Albers’s ability and domination over her craft. In 1925 when the Bauhaus moved to Dessau in 1926, the school promoted production over craft, and Albers continued to prove her skill with combining properties of light reflection, sound absorption, durability and minimizing wrinkling and warping tendencies. She had several of her designs published (fig.1) and received contracts for wall hangings. In 1930 she…

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  • How Did The Gropius Influence The Bauhaus Movement

    Nazis party planted its roots in Weimar, and this produced substantial tension between the Bauhaus and the Nazis. Gropius and his Bauhaus were producing independent men. Men who found self-worth and ownership of their intellect. For the Nazis, this became a direct threat to their ideals and plans. Money the government was supposed to be giving to the Bauhaus was slowly coming to a halt, and Gropius knew it was only a matter of time before they would completely close the institution. Instead,…

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  • Bauhaus Unified Architecture

    The Bauhaus was an art school in Germany Dessau, it was built with the idea of generating an overall work of art in which all arts, cultures, and architecture be unified and modernized. The Bauhaus style is considered one of the most influential masterpieces in the modern design. The school was developed in the 1900's under the hands of three different architects. The founder and the creator of the Bauhaus was Walter Gropius from 1919 to 1928, Hannes Meyer took the lead after Walter from 1928…

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  • Tobias Mendelssohn's Life And Beliefs

    Moses Mendelssohn In this essay I will go into depth about Moses Mendelssohn’s life, beliefs, contributions and wether his contributions were positive or negative. To begin my essay I will start with his life and summarise his achievements and significant events that happen throughout his life journey. Born on the 6th of September 1729 and died on the 4th of January 1786. He was a German philosopher, bible translator and commentator who immensely contributed to the integration of Jews into…

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  • The Bauhaus: An Influential Artistic Movement

    short time, but he had brought the ideas of the De Stijl movement and they remained prevalent at the school for the remainder of its existence. The Red Blue Chair by Garrit Rietveld is a piece of furniture that embodies all of the prominent ideas from this time at the Bauhaus. It uses only primary colors and It is made up of only square or rectangular pieces of wood. The materials it consisted of were all readily available at the time to ensure it could be mass produced. Like Expressionism, the…

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  • Analysis Of Haystack At Giverny By Vassily Kandinsky

    unable to exhibit his work so he resigned from this group. He was invited to teach at the Bauhaus in Weimar, Germany by the founder, Walter Gropius. In 1922 he headed the Bauhaus workshop of painting. His best class was “Colour” where he taught the theory of color and the history of the development of various color systems and the psychology of the perception of color. He became a master of the wall painting workshop and also, taught theory courses. While in Berlin he painted three hundred…

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  • Bauhaus In Art

    1948). On the other hand, according to Gropius (as cited in Bauhaus Online, n.d.) “We want to create the purely organic building, boldly emanating its inner laws, free of untruths or ornamentation”. He designed several buildings including The Bauhaus Building (1925-1926), his design was attentional to details. For instance, the glass curtain wall installed at the front of the framework to display the inner structure clearly, and overlap the corners of the building. The layout of the construction…

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