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Tac Tea Pot, by Walter Gropius, (1883-1969) for Rosenthal "Designed by Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius in 1969, the Tac tea service is probably the most beautiful tea service ever produced. "Our guiding principle was that design is neither an intellectual nor a material affair, but simply an integral part of the stuff of life, necessary for everyone in a civilized society, " said Walter Gropius"
Walter Gropius (1883-1969) architect. He enlisted a generation of artists in a struggle to solve problems of visual design created by industrialism. It was hoped that the artistically trained designer could “breathe a soul into the dead product of the machine,” for Gropius believed that only the most brilliant ideas were good enough to justify multiplication by industry.
The Bauhaus was founded in Weimar in 1919 by the German architect Walter Gropius. In 1925 the school moved to Dessau, between Berlin and Leipzig, where the famous Bauhaus building, designed by Gropius, was built in just one year (www.guardian.co.u...