Modernism has laid the way for the minimalist clean lines and open plan living that is still the dominant style of new buildings and interiors today. Why have the ideas of modernism had such an enduring influence?

In the early 20th century there were sweeping changes in technology and society. With continuing industrialisation and the rise of a more liberal society, artists, designers and thinkers led the break away from the traditional ways of perceiving and participating in the world.

From Bentwood to Bauhaus