Wilhelm Wagenfeld Stiftung, Bremen / © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2016
Bauhaus Lamp (Metal Version), design: Wilhelm Wagenfeld, 1924 / production: Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar / photo: Joachim Fliegner.

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Wilhelm Wagenfeld created the famous Bauhaus Lamp in 1924. Above all, Wagenfeld’s achievement is evident in the balanced solution for the proportions and the functional clarity of the lamp. He had actually designed it as an all-purpose lamp for the illumination of living spaces and not just a table lamp. On the other hand, its geometric structure largely followed the specifications of his teacher László Moholy-Nagy.

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