Wilhelm Wagenfeld (design), 1924, based on preliminary design by Carl Jakob Jucker, 1923, Table lamp MT 9 / ME 1 glass version, / design 1923-1924, produced c. 1927 / Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin, Photo: Gunter Lepkowski / © VG Bild-Kunst Bonn

Wilhelm Wagenfeld (design), 1924, based on preliminary design by Carl Jakob Jucker, 1923, Table lamp MT 9 / ME 1 glass version, design 1923-1924, produced c. 1927 Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin, Photo: Gunter Lepkowski © VG Bild-Kunst Bonn

Wilhelm Wagenfeld (design), 1924, based on preliminary design by Carl Jakob Jucker, 1923, Table lamp MT 9 / ME 1 glass version, design 1923-1924, produced c. 1927

The programme of the period is clearly evident in the famous Bauhaus Lamp of 1923-24 – with the emphatic use of technical materials such as metal and glass, the way in which the visible frame reveals its function, and design using simple basic shapes.