Scandinavian Design

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ISBN 978-3-8365-4452-8

Oprawa: Hardcover, Format: 15,1 x 19,5 cm, Stron: 704, 2013 r.

Scandtastic! The best of design from northern Europe

Scandinavians are exceptionally gifted in design. They are world-famous for their inimitable, democratic designs which bridge the gap between crafts and industrial production. The marriage of beautiful organic forms with everyday functionality is one of the primary strengths of Scandinavian design and one of the reasons why Scandinavian creations are so cherished and sought after.

This all-you-need guide incles a detailed look at Scandinavian furniture, glass, ceramics, textiles, jewelry, metalware and industrial design from 1900 to the present day, with in-depth entries on over 180 designers and design-led companies, plus essays on the similarities and differences in approach between Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark. Also incled is a list of important design-related places to visit for readers planning to travel to Scandinavia.

DESIGNERS Verner Panton, Arne Jacobsen, Alvar Aalto, Timo Sarpaneva, Hans Wegner, Tapio Wirkkala, Sigvard Bernadotte, Stig Lindberg, Ingeborg Lundin, Finn Juhl, and many others.

COMPANIES Fritz Hansen, Artek, Le Klint, Gustavsberg, Iittala, Fiskars, Volvo, Saab, Orrefors, Royal Copenhagen, Holmegaard, Arabia, Marimekko, George Jensen, and many more.
The author:
Charlotte & Peter Fiell have written numerous TASCHEN books, incling 1000 ChairsDesign of the 20th CenturyIndustrial Design A–ZScandinavian Design,Designing the 21st CenturyGraphic Design for the 21st Century1000 Lights andContemporary Graphic Design. They also edited TASCHEN’s Decorative Art series and the 12-volume domus 1928–1999.