It used to be that maybe five to 10 pairs a year (that in many cases could be had on deep discount) would drop and of those drops you might buy half.There were also small lines or no lines at all and there was no urge to take endless photos of your shoes for random props.Design nerds better sit down for this: Harvard Art Museums just unveiled a 32,000-work-strong online collection of objects related to Bauhaus, no doubt last century’s most influential school of art and design (and host to the best costume parties.) Originally based in three German cities, Bauhaus closed its doors under Nazis pressure in the ‘30s, after which founder Walter Gropius immigrated to Boston and served as chairman of Harvard’s architecture school until retirement.The release of this collection marks the beginning of a broader celebration in 2019, marking the 100th anniversary of the school’s founding. Organized by undergrads, it was also the first Bauhaus exhibition in the United States.
Recently Git Hub launched a massive guide on how to make open source contributions.You can go straight to items pertinent to Gropius and prominent Bauhaus protégés like Marcel Breuer or Josef and Anni Albers, or narrow things down by topic, medium, date, and more.There’s also a guide to the archives, chronological introduction to the school, and map of Bauhaus-related sites around Boston. Short Bytes: Git Hub recently launched a detailed guide about contributing to open source.Since long, newbies have struggled to find projects to contribute to and what exactly to start contributing to them.