The School of Life, the organisation founded in 2008 by renowned philosopher and author Alain de Botton and now headquartered in London, delivers with their typical elegant brilliance a series of exquisitely designed and sustainably produced notebooks, packaged in threes and covering a good range of character and societal types: meet 3 Notebooks, 3 Thinkers. Perfect gift for just about anybody if you choose right. A newly discontinued line, we've got the very last ones of these simply gorgeous small notebook packages - get them quick!
History is filled with some fascinating 'schools of thought' dedicated to tackling life's big problems in distinctive ways. Each notebook carries an introduction to a great Bauhaus artist on the inside front page, their name beautifully printed on the cover - and otherwise empty pages for your own projects. Bauhaus thinkers featured in these notebooks: Albers, Itten, Klee
The Bauhaus (or literally, ‘the house of construction’) was founded in Weimar, shortly after the end of World War One. Its founder Walter Gropius wanted to remove ‘the class barriers’ between art and craft, or between engineering, urban planning and architecture. Gropius recognised that industrial production would overwhelmingly dominate, and his aim was to guide high-quality design for mass production consumer goods: chairs, lamps etc. After being relocated to Dessau and then Berlin, the Bauhaus was closed in 1933, perceived as ‘communist’ by the newly powerful Nazi party, though in driving the leading figures overseas, the influence of their ideas was guaranteed ongoing currency. A school primarily celebrated for its contribution to architecture, the artists Joseph Albers, Johannes Itten and Paul Klee were all on the teaching staff.
- set of three paper-bound notebooks
- 125 x 178 mm with yellow contrast stitch
- plain, grid and lined paper (one of each)
About The School of Life Founded in 2008 by renowned philosopher and author Alain de Botton (a personal favourite of mine), the organisation now headquartered in London and with global outreach is devoted to developing emotional intelligence across the full range of a lived life, offering classes, workshops, events, publications and a range of objects to assist the quest for more meaningful life, society, business.