Never fails to intrigue me, this cradle
from the Bauhaus Museum in Weimar.
It was a marvel to wander through the museum and see how brilliantly these men and women thought, how beautifully they brought new concepts of form and function to the modern world.
Hard to believe it has been nearly a century since Bauhaus was founded by Walter Gropius.
Hard to believe this cradle first rocked almost a hundred years ago. What design, now, is as revolutionary as this was, then? What shows us the future, now...are we paying attention?
Design like this shakes me from the complacency of "pretty things:" things that have been seen a million times, and always fall a bit short of beautiful. And far short of revolutionary.