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Sculpting Articulations: Finn Juhl in 1949

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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... , trans. Mark Mussari (Copenhagen: Strandberg Publishing, 2014), 85–86. ). This sophisticated chair design, which reflects no effort at ‘democratic’ furniture for the masses, proffers a skeletal study in force: the rounded diagonal...

Conclusion: Danish (Meta)Modern

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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Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In the 2015 exhibition ‘MetaModern,’ which originated at the Krannert Art Museum of the University of Illinois in Champaign, a selection of artists employed elements from mid-century modern designs in original works offering visual...

Minimal Connections: Design as Art/Art as Design

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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...‘A shape, a volume, a color, a surface is something itself,’ the American artist Donald Judd (1928–1994) once observed. ‘It shouldn’t be concealed as part of a fairly different whole.’ Quoted in Daniel Marzona, Minimal...

Hegelian Reading: Designing Community in the SAS Royal Hotel

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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...Aage Strüwing’s black and white photograph captures an attractive blonde woman – her hair pulled up à la Inger Stevens in The Farmer’s Daughter – standing in a tailored suit, holding a drink in an elegantly curved glass, and smoking...

The Happening: Making Modern Contemporary (Again)

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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Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... a plastic shell enveloped foam seating in the same colour, employed a curved shape, like a punctuation mark, that enabled one person to sit inside the crook of the chair and another to stand behind it and read or rest on its integrated...

Introduction: Subject and Object

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. Say the words and many people conjure up images of sleek teakwood furniture from the 1950s and 1960s. Maybe they think of the stylized offices in the AMC television series Mad Men (first set in 1959), where...

A History of Ideas: Constructing Danish Modern

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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Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... in industrial development. There was nothing technically new in things, no money for large technical experiments.’ Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: Just One Good Chair , trans. Mark Mussari...

On Chairness: Platonics and Tectonics

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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Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... something definitive. Only people who don’t understand what it’s all about think so.’ Quoted in Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: Just One Good Chair , trans. Mark Mussari (Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2014), 7....

Viking Bracelets and Steampunk Eggs: Invariance or Timelessness?

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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...‘If a design is timeless,’ the polymath designer Nanna Ditzel (1923–2005) once observed, ‘it is never relevant.’ Quoted on the Maharam website [ http://www.maharam.com/stories/nanna-ditzel-hallingdal-65 ;...

Weaving Abstractions: Vibeke Klint and Lis Ahlmann

Mark Mussari

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... polished wood of Klint’s curvaceous design is one of juxtaposition, rather than the ‘appropriateness’ often ascribed to it: the bedding looks like a peasant design – and this marks the inception of Ahlmann abstracting these peasant...