the bauhaus and web design

Rietveld Bauhaus
Modern painting in the Mondrian style

The purpose of the design activity in the Bauhaus, was to develop products for the masses that were accessible in price, with a high degree of functionality and research into form. In the field of graphics and communication was born thecapital-free alphabet Of Herbert Bayer who was the designer who most of all expressed the values of the Bauhaus in the field typographical, icon of an era and a philosophy. Primary colors, straight lines, geometric figures, and essentiality… a true innovation in the history of design and graphics.

There Bauhaus, school founded by Walter Gropius gave a decisive imprint to the design of the 20s which is still recognized today in some forms of communication: « it represents more than a historically concluded work, the model Still always vital of a link between creative imagination and technology » (Design history, theory of industrial design by Bernhard E. Bürdek). In digitization it has a similar role to the one possessed in
past, a technical and thinking tool in which form follows function.

The use of platforms CMS software, today, have allowed to streamline and facilitate the functions, leading to a standardization of the product. The skill of industry professionals is to work on pre-set templates bestowing them final finishing touches And customized tools.

In comparison with the problems ofimmateriality is the real way to relate planningAnd. Reflecting on functions, their organization and visualization remains the core of the design discipline. The question is whether this discipline has the sole task of redefining the aesthetic aspect? A Good designdepends on the aesthetic skill with which you use them design tools and their signifiers: fonts, colors, images, logos etc. As he declares Enrica Beccalli, designer and expert in digital interfaces: «naturally graphic, you can't improvise and you can't understand the present without thinking about the past» and Nyx Solutions also adds without knowing the design in the press review of the Corriere della Sera of A. Trocino. Modern painting in the Mondrian style