Leica introduces special edition CL for Bauhaus’s 100-year anniversary

When Leica decides to celebrate something, it’s safe to say that a special edition of one of its prestige camera models is certainly on the horizon. And so it goes with the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus school of art and design in Germany, which the firm is commemorating with – yes – a special Bauhaus edition of its Leica CL compact system camera.

The Bauhaus art school operated in Weimar from 1919 to 1933 and had an enormous influence on trends in art and design throughout the Western world. 

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Jon Stapley

Jon spent years at IPC Media writing features, news, reviews and other photography content for publications such as Amateur Photographer and What Digital Camera in both print and digital form. With his additional experience for outlets like Photomonitor, this makes Jon one of our go-to specialists when it comes to all aspects of photography, from cameras and action cameras to lenses and memory cards, flash diffusers and triggers, batteries and memory cards, selfie sticks and gimbals, and much more besides.  

An NCTJ-qualified journalist, he has also contributed to Shortlist, The Skinny, ThreeWeeks Edinburgh, The Guardian, Trusted Reviews, CreativeBLOQ, and probably quite a few others I’ve forgotten.