Christian Dell designer of Kaiser idel Collection
Christian Dell was among the professionals which played a formative job in shaping the Bauhaus design. Before visiting the Bauhaus in Weimer in 1922, Christian Dell served an exacting instruction as a silversmith, investing the years 1907-12 at the Schleissner & Söhne silver manufacturing plant in Hanau as a student while studying at the "Königlich Preußischen Zeichenakademie" in Hanau. In 1913 Christian Dell functioned as a silversmith in Dresden before going to the "Kunstgewerbeschule" in Weimar, where he met Henry van de Velde.After offering in the militaries, Christian Dell was a journeyman in 1918-20 then went to work in Munich as a master silversmith for Hestermann & Ernst. In 1920 Christian Dell went to Berlin to help the jeweler Emil Lettré.Then Dell went back to Hanau and reenrolled at the "Preußische Zeichenakademie". From 1922 up until 1925 Christian Dell was a works master in the metalworking workshop at the "Bauhaus" in Weimar, where he worked together carefully with László Moholy-Nagy and generated numerous styles for workplace and work environment steel light installations. From 1926 until he was rejected from his article by the National Socialists, Christian Dell was head of the metalworking workshop at the "Frankfurter Kunstschule". There he designed a large amount of lights, consisting of the "Rondella-Polo" (1926-27) table light and the "Idell" assortment, which was mass produced generally by Kaiser & Co., Rondella, and, later, additionally by BÃ¼nte & Remmler.KAISER idell The KAISER idell collection is available in different variants: Table-, wall surface-, flooring lights and necklaces. KAISER idell is original Bauhaus style. The series is based on a world-patented swivel joint and the particular dome embossed with "ORIGINAL KAISER-idell". The lights are readily available in black, matt black, ivory, ruby and white red (some variations are simply readily available in a restricted colour selection). The lamps are made in steel and metal and the lampshades are hand repainted in high matt or gloss (simply available in black) and the chrome-plated lamp aspects include hand brightened and silver-soldered brass.