Brandt, Marianne (1893–1983)

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Brandt, Marianne (1893–1983)

German designer. Born in Germany, Oct 1, 1893; died June 18, 1983; studied painting at Weimar.

Best known for her metal teapot (1924) and various lamps and lighting fixtures, all personifying the Bauhaus tradition of functional design, was an instructor in the Bauhaus metalworking shop; later went on to teach industrial design in Dresden (1949–51) and Berlin (1951–54).