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Kolding Design School (1967–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Design School Kolding is an independent institution under the Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education and was founded in 1967 under the name Kunsthåndværkerskolen (School of Crafts). The School has had a tumultuous...

Bjørn & Bernadotte (1949–64)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Bjørn & Bernadotte was a Scandinavian industrial design studio. Sigvard Bernadotte (1907–2002), Swedish Count and industrial designer, and Danish architect Acton Bjørn (1910–92) established the first Scandinavian industrial design studio...

Bindesbøll, Thorvald (1846–1908)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Danish architect, artist, and designer who was educated at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in the years 1861–76, Bindesbøll was the architect for some buildings, but is primarily known as a decorative artist and designer. Bindesbøll’s...

Jensen, Georg Arthur (1866–1935)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Danish silversmith and sculptor and the founder of the Georg Jensen company, Jensen was a trained goldsmith before he completed his education as a sculptor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art in 1892. In 1898, Jensen started working...

Den Permanente (Permanent Exhibition for Danish Crafts and Design), Copenhagen (1931–81)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Den Permanente Udstilling for Dansk Kunsthåndværk og Kunstindustri (Permanent Exhibition for Danish Crafts and Design), Den Permanente for short, was an exhibition venue in Copenhagen established in 1931 as a cooperative and a permanent...

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...

Juhl, Finn (1912–89)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Danish designer who worked primarily with furniture and interior and exhibition design, Juhl epitomized the organic movement in Scandinavian Design in the period 1940–50 with his designs, which were inspired by international modernist...

Panton, Verner (1926–98)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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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...

Henningsen, Poul (1894–1967)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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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...

Kjærholm, Poul (1929–80)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Danish industrial designer Kjærholm graduated from the School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen in 1952. Despite the fact that Kjærholm was trained as a cabinetmaker, his preferred material in his designs was steel. He considered steel...