The Bauhaus Project by Designtex, Bauhaus 100th Anniversary

There are many collections and other work in our industry drawing from the female-forward, “Me Too” themes of our current day. Collectively, these works celebrate and shine a spotlight on an important moment, or turning point, in our national discourse, although too many of them fall into a pink-hued, short-sighted bubble of a dated view of what “female” can mean. By far one of our favorite projects to come to fruition is The Bauhaus Project by textile company Designtex. Shown at NeoCon this past June and now officially launching this fall, The Bauhaus Project perfectly coincides with the Bauhaus’ 100th anniversary; but, the most important story is the two women at the collection’s center – Gunta Stölzl and Anni Albers. From the collection notes: “Within the framework of The Bauhaus Project, two separate collections exist: Designtex + Gunta Stölzl and Designtex + Anni Albers, two notable former Bauhaus students who …