Fundamental writings by the founders of Bauhaus movement, including texts by starchitect Walter Gropius, and painters Paul Klee and Piet Mondrian, are now available to download. For free. The works—yes, they're in German—offer an embryonic peek into the philosophies of the 1920s and '30s German design school, and the prolific strand of modernism it yielded. As the country descended into political upheaval, Bauhaus' teachers (like famed architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe) scattered across the globe—and so did their mechanistic design principles. More info, over at Co.Design.