Author: Alexander von Vegesack, Peter Dunas and Mathias Schwartz-Clauss, eds
Year Published: 1996
No. of pages: 272
Illustrations: 133 Color Illustrations. 102 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 12 1/2”x 9”
Biblio/Bio: Bibl. Cat. of exh. Bios.
Thr Vitra collection consists of more than 1800 pieces of furniture. This catalogue presents 100 masterpieces of the collection. Artists include among many Verner Panton, Alvar Aalto, Arne Jacobsen, Hans Wegner, Eero Saarinen and Poul Kjærholm. Each piece, mostly chairs, include the date of design, the dates of production, a description and a large, detailed picture of the furniture piece.
Author: Dybdahl, Lars ed.
Year Published: 20107
No. of pages: 464
Illustrations: 250 Color Illustrations. 49 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 10 1/2”x 8”
A definitive history of 20th-century Danish design through 101 classic objects.Denmark has long loomed large in international design history. Today, Danish furniture, textiles, home appliances and utensils from the 1960s and ‘70s are more popular than ever, for sale at design galleries and a rarity at flea markets. This publication provides an extensive overview of those everyday objects that have to this day written design history both in Denmark and worldwide. Along with 32 leading scholars and journalists, the Head of the Library and Research at the Designmuseum Danmark in Copenhagen, Lars Dybdahl, explores the fascinating history of the individual objects. Playfully presented and situated in their historical context, the catalog sheds new light on this unique world of objects. Among the design classics included are the Carlsberg lager label, the Dursley-Pedersen bicycle, the PH lamp, Dansk Standard cutlery, the Beolit 39 radio, the Spoke-Back Sofa, the Flag Halyard Chair, Købenstyle kitchenware, the Nilfisk vacuum cleaner, LEGO, the Trinidad stacking chair and ECCO shoes.Designers include Arne Jacobson, Georg Jensen, Finn Juhl, Borge Mogensen, Verner Panton, Hans J. Wegner and many more.
Author: Willborg, Peter
Year Published: 1990
No. of pages: 88
Illustrations: 42 Color Illustrations.
Size: 12”x 9”
In an attempt to lure the public into the glorious world of rugs, the JP Willborg Gallery displays over forty of their best pieces from the past ten years. Each rug is represented in a full page color illustration, and is accompanied by a detailed description regarding the patterns, symbols, materials, and colors used, as well as background information and approximate dates. Upon opening this book, the reader is immediately drawn into the intricate and colorful patterns of this unique and exotic aesthetic.
Author: Melander, Torben
Year Published: 2006
No. of pages: 111
Illustrations: 64 Color Illustrations. 1 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 9”x 5”
Biblio/Bio: Index. Cat. of exh. Bibl.
This book deals with jewelry, lamps and masks in antiquity on the basis of Thorvaldsen's collections. The first part of the book is all about jewelry. It deals with Thorvaldsen's collection of jewelry and ornaments in antiquity. Thorvaldsen's jewelry collection includes primarily a large collection of carved signet and gemstones. The second part of the book deals with lamps. It highlights particular aspects of the Roman lamp culture. This part of the book also discusses the lamps in ancient literature, tells of tales of sex scenes and looks at the lamp's function and form. The last part is about masks. This section tells about Medusa masks, masks with river god Acheloos, masks belonging to pastoral and rural life, and theatrical masks. The book is published in connection with an exhibition at Thorvaldsen's Museum, and ends with a catalog of the exhibits - with data, descriptions and literature references.
Author: Anna and Maria Örnberg
Year Published: 1998
No. of pages: 48
Illustrations: 61 Color Illustrations. 9 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 10 1/2”x 8”
See how things look “before” and “after”. The book’s primary purpose is to be a source of inspiration with tips and ideas, but you also get a lot of practical information and work descriptions to transform furniture and rooms by painting in lively colors or with stencils, using fabrics and many other intriguing ways of re-designing your home. Complete patterns are provided in back of the book.