You Light up My Life - Friendship Greeting Card

$6.00 USD
SKU: 17145B

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Send this vibrant card to anyone who brightens your life: a friend, sweetheart, or perhaps your electrician! Adapted from a 1910 advertisement for metal filament lamps by Peter Behrens, it exudes luminosity! See our entire Friendship Greeting Card Collection!

Peter Behrens (1868–1940) was a pioneering German architect and designer known for his significant contributions to modern architecture and industrial design. Born in Hamburg, he studied painting in his youth before transitioning to architecture, training at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich. He later worked in the office of architect Martin Gropius and joined the Munich Secession, a group of progressive artists and designers. He rose to prominence as an architect with the AEG (Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft), a leading electrical company in Germany. His innovative designs for AEG's factories and buildings, such as the Turbine Factory in Berlin, showcased his pioneering approach to industrial architecture, emphasizing functionalism and geometric simplicity. Beyond architecture, he significantly contributed to industrial design, creating iconic logos, graphic designs, and consumer products for AEG. His holistic approach to design, integrating architecture, graphic design, and product design, established him as a key figure in developing modern design principles. Behrens' influence extended beyond Germany, impacting the broader European modernist movement and inspiring future generations of architects and designers.

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Peter Behrens

Product Specs

A6 (4.5" X 6.25") with Envelope