A Century of Women Designers Who Helped Shape Our Lives

Itโ€™s not your usual teapot. Modern, minimal, and functional, the silver and ebony kettle is all smooth curves and sleek lines. But despite its polished finish, the 1925 piece was made entirely by (a womanโ€™s) hand. As a student at the Bauhaus, Marianne Brandt studied with Josef Albers, Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, and Lรกszlรณ Moholy-Nagy.

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