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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...

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...

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...

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...

Larsson, Carl (1853–1919) and Karin (1859–1928)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Carl and Karin Larsson were Swedish artists, whose home in Sundborn, Dalarna, was the strongest influence on twentieth-century Swedish domestic style and a perennial source of inspiration for designers, artists, and craftsmen. Their home...

Sason, Sixten (1912–67)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Sason was a Swedish pioneer industrial designer. Officially Sixten Andersson, Sason was trained as a fine artist, studied in Paris, and then started working as an illustrator, his profession on joining Saab in 1939. As time went on, he...

Kittelsen, Grete Prytz (1917–2010)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Craftswoman and designer, widely regarded as the internationally best-known Norwegian representative of the postwar Scandinavian Design epoch, Kittelsen’s original enamelware and jewelry designs were at the forefront of her era. She worked...

Design in Scandinavia (Touring Show) 1954–7

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Design in Scandinavia was the most important of a series of joint Scandinavian touring exhibitions of the 1950s and 1960s. With the motto “United we stand,” it was a result of the diligent efforts of the national societies of crafts...