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The year 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, a revolutionary art school started by the German architect Walter Gropius which, despite the fact that it was short-lived (1919-1933), would greatly influence the development of modern art and design. The artists associated with the Bauhaus (such as Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy) sought to completely redefine art, by uniting different artistic disciplines and focusing on…

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Invented by Accident

Posted by Published on May 31, 2017

Many of the things we enjoy in our daily lives were discovered by mistake. Bridgeman has an impressive collection of imagery relating to invention, innovation, commerce and consumerism. From pre-history and the ancient civilizations to the Industrial Revolution in Europe and early 20th century American industry and from represented collections such as the Hagley Museum & Library, the Advertising Archives, and the British Library, our archive is unmatched. Corn Flakes In 1894 Dr. John Kellogg…

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Top 7 Bizarre & Eclectic Sneaker Ads

Posted by Published on April 6, 2017

There’s a lot of competition out there for branded footwear, particularly for sneakers. So how can you differentiate yourself on the market?  Here’s our top tips from adverts in the archive:   1. Make viewers question everyone and everything around them *Except for stopwatches   2. Criticise your competitors See points a) b) and c) for how to be CHEAP AF   3. Appeal to their kinky side…

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