bauhausWORLD is a three-part documentary that explores the far-reaching influence of the legendary Bauhaus School. Filmmaker Lydia Ranke and her team traveled the globe, including Bauhaus sites in Weimar, Dessau, and Berlin, to showcase the impact of the school’s approach to education and innovation in art, architecture, and design. Experts from the fields of architecture, furniture design, fashion, and more, including Norman Foster and Kasia Kucharska, provide in-depth insights into the heritage of the Bauhaus School.
In the 1920s, the Bauhaus School brought together the leading creative figures of the era, including Hannes Meyer, Mies van der Rohe, Lyonel Feininger, and Oskar Schlemmer, to explore new approaches to design and architecture. Today, Bauhaus is considered to be the birthplace of modernism, a legacy that has shaped the modern world in incredibly tangible ways. Join Ranke on a mesmerizing journey to Tokyo, Amman, Tel Aviv, New York, Chicago, Medellín, and Mexico City, where Bauhaus visionaries spread the school’s doctrine and helped to bring sleek, functional design to life.