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Designmuseum Danmark (Design Museum Denmark) (1895–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Designmuseum Danmark (Design Museum Denmark), formerly known as Kunstindustrimuseet (Danish Museum of Art & Design), is Denmark’s largest and oldest museum for industrial design and applied arts. The Museum researches, exhibits...

Mobilia (1955–84)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Influential Danish design periodical, Mobilia was founded in 1955 by publisher Gunnar Bratvold, who coedited it with, among others, designers and writers Poul Henningsen and Grete Jalk. It was published in four languages, with ninety...

Bang & Olufsen

Kjetil Fallan

Kjetil Fallan is associate professor of Design History at the University of Oslo. He is the author of Design History: Understanding Theory and Method (Bloomsbury Academic, 2010) and the editor of Scandinavian Design: Alternative Histories (Bloomsbury Academic, 2012) and is also an editor of the Journal of Design History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Bang & Olufsen is a Danish audio and video equipment manufacturer established in 1925 by Peter Bang and Svend Olufsen. The company’s designs remained conventional until the renowned designer and critic Poul Henningsen castigated its...

Poul Henningsen

Designer Biography

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...Danish industrial designer, writer, film director, architect, editor of Kritisk Revy (Critical Revue), and social critic, Henningsen was trained as a bricklayer and, as many other Danish architects, had a background in crafts rather than...

Contemporary Style

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The 1951 Festival of Britain, which was held halfway between the two New York World’s Fairs of 1939 and 1964, constituted a cultural barometer of modern design at mid-century that came to be known as Contemporary Style (also Mid-Century...

Henningsen, Poul (1894–1967)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Danish industrial designer, writer, film director, architect, editor of Kritisk Revy (Critical Revue), and social critic, Henningsen was trained as a bricklayer and, as many other Danish architects, had a background in crafts rather than...

Verner Panton

Designer Biography

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...Panton was a Danish designer working with furniture, lighting, textiles, interior, and total design. Educated as a construction engineer, as well as at the School of Architecture at Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Panton set his own...

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

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...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...

Danish Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Design in Denmark is often referred to as Danish Design, a term that became a brand in the golden years of the 1950s where Danish designers had great success abroad strongly supported by the government. Danish Design became synonymous...

Panton, Verner (1926–98)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Panton was a Danish designer working with furniture, lighting, textiles, interior, and total design. Educated as a construction engineer, as well as at the School of Architecture at Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Panton set his own...