Beth Shea

Miniature Modernist Bauhaus Architectural Models

by , 07/02/09
filed under: Architecture, Inhabitots

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Good things really do come in small packages — as is the case with these mini modernist Bauhaus Models crafted by Auckland based painter and sculptor Gidon Bing and styled by Katie Lockhart. The diminutive Bauhaus dwellings were created as a promotional showcase for New Zealand paint company, Renese, to demonstrate their Karen Walker Paint charts. The inspiration for the dollhouse models was derived from “the Bauhaus school of the 1920s whose concept was to create and combine colors from an emotional point of view rather than a technical one.” This artful nod to Bauhaus architecture blurs the lines between child’s play and grownup art appreciation, proving that great design spans the ages.

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2 Comments

  1. TorontoPrototypes November 29, 2010 at 1:16 am

    Very Nice information you have provided here about Architectural Models. Architectural models have their own special techniques and a mandatory expectation of high-quality. Residing mainly in sales suites, these models are scrutinized and admired by most that walk through the doors. In the eyes of the buyer the quality of the product is a direct reflection of the model.
    Architectural Model Building

  2. StructureHub July 2, 2009 at 4:25 pm

    Kids are becoming much more discerning these days…

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