It’s arguable which characteristics constitute Bauhaus design—it’s more of a “know-it-when-you-see-it” deal. That said, these are the five common threads that almost every Bauhaus design follows:

  1. Form follows function
  2. Minimalism
  3. Revolutionary typography
  4. Passion for geometry
  5. Primary colors

To help you understand Bauhaus design in action, here’s how the designer community used these five principles to reimagine logos we all know and love in true Bauhaus fashion.