Max Bill

Max Bill

1908Born in Winterthur
1924-27Studies at the Kunstgewerbeschuld, Zurich
1927-29Studied at the Bauhaus in Dessau (student of Walter Gropuis and Hannes Meyer)
1930Opens his own architectural office in Zurich
1931-37Participates in the development of the firm Wohnbedarf
1936/51 Swiss Pavilion, Triennale, Milan
1943Participates in the organisation of the SWB exhibition "Unsere Wohnung" in the Kunstgewerbemuseum, Zurich
1944-45Teaches at the Kunstgewerbeschule, Zurich
1949Organises the first "Gute Form" exhibition for the SWB
1951-56Co-founder and rector of the Hochschule für Gestaltung, Ulm (FRG), head of the architecture and design departments
1961-64Chief architect of the "Art of Living - Education and Creation" section of the Swiss National Exhibition, Lausanne
1967-74Professor of Interior Design at the Staatliche Hochschule für bildende Kunst in Hamburg

Main creations

1949-50Three-legged table
1949-51Quadratischrund table
1951Wooden chair 477 for Horgen Glarus
1954Ulmer-Hocker

On Sale

Max Bill Novelectric AG Zürich
Sun lamp

Iconic lamp designed by Max Bill in 1951. Good original condition with traces of use, early exemplary ‘50s. H...

Max Bill Novelectric AG Zürich
Sun lamp

Iconic lamp designed by Max Bill in 1951. Good original condition with traces of use, early exemplary ‘50s. H...

Max Bill Serigraphie on paper
Serigraphie

Serigraph on paper 1988 by Max Bill, numbered and signed in pencil. Series of 200 copies. (27/200). Sold with fr...

Max Bill Engraving
Serigraphie

Serigraph on Japanese paper signed Max Bill. Very small edition of 32 engravings. The copy is numbered 10/32 in...

Max Bill
Dreirundtisch

The classic coffee table "Dreirundtisch" designed in 1949 by Max Bill for the Horgen Glarus factory. Produced fr...

Max Bill
Quadratrundtisch

Rare table designed by Max Bill for Wohnbedarf stores in 1949. Stained and black lacquered wood frame, top in so...

Archive (not avalaible)

Max Bill serigraphie
Serigraphie

Serigraph on paper 1988 by Max Bill, numbered and signed in pencil. Series of 200 copies. (20/200). Sold with fr...

Max Bill Kreuzzargenstuhl
Kreuzzargenstuhl

Set of six chairs designed by Max Bill for the manufacturer Horgen Glarus in 1951. The six chairs are from the 1...