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Celebrating 75 Years of Modern Famous for its modern design, Knoll is recognized internationally for its workplace furnishings that continue to resonate with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s declaration to “Create form out of the nature of our tasks with the methods of our time.” Founded by Hans Knoll in 1935, Knoll found his inspiration in the Bauhaus design movement — one of the first architectural and design philosophies that READ MORE >>
When we get the opportunity to hear from leaders in our industry, we jump at the chance. Last week, our designers had the privilege of attending a presentation by Karen Edwards, president of KnollTextiles. Edwards’ talk titled “Girl Power,” provided the many women designers present a look into her background and insight into her very successful career in the contract furniture industry. Edwards honored her father as her personal hero READ MORE >>
Vitra is a modern furniture company similar to Knoll but Swiss and 12 years younger. As a matter of fact, here at bauhaus, we often think of Vitra as Knoll’s younger, Swiss counterpart. Founded in 1950, Vitra is “dedicated to improving the quality of homes, offices and public spaces through the power of design.” Focused on quality design and longevity of materials, products and concepts are developed in an READ MORE >>
The New Norm in Office Furniture The workplace environment is continuously shifting to create more flexibility, comfort, and improved health of employees. Sitting at a desk in an office chair all day is no longer the only option for people who spend their workdays in front of a computer screen. As a matter of fact, sitting can reduce productivity and a person’s overall health. Research shows that sitting for lengthy READ MORE >>
Team Building and a Project Tutorial We are well into our partnership with Dwell with Dignity, a Dallas-based nonprofit group of interior designers who are dedicated to serving families struggling with homelessness and poverty. Dwell with Dignity works with local agencies to get connected with families who are ready for the next step: moving into their own apartment. bauhaus has joined with Dwell with Dignity to organize and execute our READ MORE >>