lighting the way for modernism
right from the start, fischer focuses his full creative attention not just on each lamp as a whole but on every single one of its components. in architecture and product design, the avant garde takes much of its impetus from the urge to modernise traditional ways of doing things.
when the bauhaus moves into its new buildings in dessau in 1926, midgard lamps are part of the interior. masters and students alike find their precise, machine-like aesthetic both modern and motivating.