Ise Gropius aka Mrs Bauhaus

Walter Gropius is the name most commonly attached to the wildly influential Bauhaus movement, but his wife Ise was an equally significant creative partner. Oftentimes remembered as a “widow, archivist, interpreter and promoter of his work,” Ise has her own powerful legacy beyond this. As Katy Kelleher writes for Artsy, “From her handmade headdresses to her carefully planted garden to her experiments with photography, Ise’s entire life …

The Albers Foundation at NYC’s The NOMA

Up close on unique art pieces from the twentieth-century modernism pioneers

When one’s mind wanders to places where art lingers, beyond museums and galleries, homes become the next natural conclusion. Initially, it’s possible to imagine historic or even forgotten pieces in small Parisian attics, or American masters hiding in someone’s garage Down South. But with The Josef & Anni Albers Foundation‘s partnership with future NYC residence The NOMA, unique works from both Anni and Josef are …

rOtring 800+ Mechanical Pencil and Stylus

A slick combination creative tool, housed in iconic cold metal

Founded amidst the Bauhuas design school era in 1928, Germany’s rOtring is known for precision-made writing devices and creative tools, designed and built with the highest sense of form and function. To bring the brand into the modern era, rOtring has officially re-launched their UK and US presence with the unveiling of the 800+, a combined mechanical pencil and stylus. We’re been using a sample …