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...Norsk Design- Og Arkitektursenter (DOGA) Norwegian design foundation was set up in 2014 as an amalgamation of Norsk Form and Norsk Designråd (Norwegian Design Council) to promote design in industry and society, to increase understanding...

Malmsten, Carl (1888–1972)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Malmsten was a Swedish cabinetmaker, furniture designer, interior architect, and educator whose furniture, still in production, represents for many the epitome of Swedishness and Swedish cultural heritage. A popular example of his work...

Nordiska Kompaniet (NK), Stockholm (1902–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Nordiska Kompaniet is an important department store founded in Stockholm in 1902. The current building that opened in 1915 was designed by architect Ferdinand Boberg. NK’s design and crafts exhibitions were significant in promoting new...

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...

Gulbrandsen, Nora (1894–1978)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Norwegian ceramicist and Norway’s first female industrial designer, Gulbrandsen was artistic director at Porsgrunds Porselænsfabrik from 1928 to 1946, where she rejuvenated the factory’s production, modernized utilitarian goods, and adapted...

Dysthe, Sven Ivar (1931–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Dysthe is a Norwegian industrial and furniture designer, who brought an international design ethos to the Norwegian postwar scene. After qualifying as a master cabinetmaker, in 1953 he graduated from the Royal College of Art, London...

Norway Says (1999–2009)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Norway Says was a Norwegian design group that consisted of Torbjørn Anderssen (1975–), Andreas Engesvik (1970–), and Espen Voll (1965–), designing furniture, products, textiles, interiors, and installations. Tore Borgersen and Frode Myhr...

Röhsska Museet (The Röhsska Museum of Fashion, Design and Decorative Arts), Göteborg (Gothenburg) (1916–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Röhsska Museet (The Röhsska Museum of Fashion, Design and Decorative Arts) is a crafts and design museum in Gothenburg, Sweden, which opened in 1916 after three decades of preparation. It is the only museum in Sweden dedicated exclusively...

Lunning Prize (1951–70)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Lunning Prize is a Nordic (excepting Iceland) crafts and design award, founded by the Danish-American businessman Frederik Lunning, owner of the Georg Jensen Inc. department store in New York. Danish businessman, idealist...

Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm (1844–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A leading higher education art, craft, and design college in Scandinavia, Konstfack University College of Art and Design was founded in 1844 by artist and ethnologist Nils Månsson Mandelgren. In 1845, it was handed over to the Svenska...