Everything starts from a dot.
Wassily Kandinsky, painter and lecturer at the
Bauhaus school, summed it up neatly when he said:
‘Everything starts from a dot.’ This quote highlights
the fact that for creative minds, the process of
committing ideas to paper via the hand begins
with a dot on the page. The first point of contact
between thoughts and paper – a crucial moment.
Clean, minimalist forms, functional details and
classic colours are key features of the modern
era’s most influential design school – and also
the principles that have always guided the
design of LEUCHTTURM1917 products.
As a tribute to the revolutionary Bauhaus style, we have created a special edition that encompasses a notebook, Pen Loop and Drehgriffel and whose form, colour and details honour the pioneering Bauhaus ethos.
New: the Drehgriffel Nr. 1 in Bauhaus-design
Inspired by 1920s-style design and featuring
a hexagonal barrel and tapered tip, the
Drehgriffel Nr. 1 is an unmistakable and iconic
writing instrument. Its pared-back design and
great functionality reflect the principles and
idea of the Bauhaus school, which guided us
when creating the Drehgriffel Nr. 1.
A subtle dot on the twist button reminds users
of Kandinsky’s motivational saying ‘Everything
starts from a dot’. The colour scheme is inspired
by the richly contrasting image compositions
of Piet Mondrian.
Notebook Bauhaus Edition
These notebooks stand our thanks to their
coloured page edges and colour-matched dotted
lines to provide inspiration. Embossed on the cover:
Wassily Kandinsky’s quote ‘Everything starts from
a dot’. For every visionary wanting to commit their
best ideas to paper
Pen Loop Bauhaus Edition
‘Play becomes joy ...’ – using colour to add playful
highlights. As a painter, art historian and lecturer
in colour at the Bauhaus school, Johannes Itten
was unrivalled in his ability to create effective
colour contrasts. The Pen Loop not only creates
a highlight. Its function is also vital, as it holds
together the notebook and writing instrument