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Kaare Klint

Designer Biography

...Klint was a Danish furniture designer, architect, and educator, trained primarily by his father, the famous architect P. V. Jensen-Klint. Klint has become known as one of the founding fathers of the golden era of Danish furniture design...
...Japanese product and interior designer, Kenmochi graduated from the Tokyo Higher School of Arts and Technology and entered the National Research Institute of Industrial Arts (NRIIA) in Sendai in 1932. At NRIIA, he worked for a study group...
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...Kuramata was a Japanese designer influential in interior, furniture, and product design. Born in Tokyo in 1934, Kuramata studied furniture and interior design at the Tokyo High School of Industrial Art and the Kuwasawa Design Institute. He...
...Kuwasawa was a Japanese fashion designer and educator. After graduating from the Women’s Academy of Fine Arts (now the Joshibi University of Art and Design), she entered the Ginza Shin Kenchiku Kogei Gakuin (Ginza New Architecture &...
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...Japanese graphic designer Kamekura was an important exponent of postwar Japanese graphic design. His posters, logotypes, packages, and book designs had a decisive effect on the use of abstraction in graphics thereafter. Despite his...

Tradition and/or Modernism: Kaare Klint and Poul Henningsen

Mark Mussari

Mark Mussari is an independent scholar, freelance writer, translator and consultant, based in Arizona, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Danish Modern : Between Art and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...The Danish National Pavilion at the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona (La Exposición Internacional de Barcelona) was a building of reddish wood with a gabled roof, designed by the Danish architect Tyge Hvass (1885–1963...

Kuwasawa, Yoko 桑泽洋子 (1910–77)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Kuwasawa was a Japanese fashion designer and educator. After graduating from the Women’s Academy of Fine Arts (now the Joshibi University of Art and Design), she entered the Ginza Shin Kenchiku Kogei Gakuin (Ginza New Architecture &...

Danish Modern

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Danish Modern is the name of a design movement of the post-Second World War period created by Danish craftsmen, architects, and designers, among them Finn Juhl, Hans Wegner, Børge Mogensen, and Arne Jacobsen. By 1900, Sweden, Denmark...

Klint, Kaare (1888–1954)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Klint was a Danish furniture designer, architect, and educator, trained primarily by his father, the famous architect P. V. Jensen-Klint. Klint has become known as one of the founding fathers of the golden era of Danish furniture design...

Jalk, Grete (1920–2006)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Danish furniture designer and writer who specialized in the use of bent plywood, Jalk studied at the Design School for Women (1940–3) and completed her studies under the Danish master Kaare Klint at the Royal Academy of Arts in Copenhagen...