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: Christensen, Charlotte
Year Published: 2008
No. of pages: 368
Illustrations: 264 Color Illustrations. 13 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 9 1/2”x 7”
This catalogue tells the story of the extensive purchases made at the World Exhibition in Paris in1900, and it presents the individual pieces, many of which have been displayed in exhibitions around the world in recent years in association with the reawakening of interest in art nouveau.This book is very comprehensive showing the museum’s collections in ceramics/porcelain, furniture, textiles, silver and other metals and much more. List of non-Danish artists and manufacturers.
Author: Sarstad, Monika ed.
Year Published: 2008
No. of pages: 319
Illustrations: 421 Color Illustrations.
Size: 9”x 6”
A survey, a resource guide, a source of inspiration and a celebration of the creativity and reach of Swedish craft, this book shows the work of 247 of the leading craft artists in Sweden today. Many of these artists are deeply influenced by the natural world, using organic shapes and floral and animal motifs to transform everyday objects of the home and workplace into evocative art. Featuring artists from Skåne in the south to the Arctic Circle in the north, this profusely illustrated and impeccably designed book looks at glass, ceramics, textile, wood, concrete, metal, plastic, and stone work in over 600 photos. Maps and the craft artists own words place their dazzling work in the context of Sweden and our modern world.
Author: Fredlund, Jane
Year Published: 2004
No. of pages: 285
Illustrations: 306 Color Illustrations. 92 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 9”x 7 1/2”
An important handbook for any participant at Swedish auctions. Here you will find classic furniture from the 1700s and onward with history, pictures and often auction prices. Chapters deal with clocks, mirrors, kitchenware, chairs, cupboards and decorative textiles. An impressive, comprehensive book for those who would like to improve their auctionhouse skills or simply learn more about household objects and antiques. Includes a comprehensive guide to styles in furniture and other applied art, porcelain marks etc.
Author: Østerlund, Jette
Year Published: 1996
No. of pages: 128
Illustrations: 121 Color Illustrations. 3 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 11”x 8”
As one of the world’s leading florists, Erik Bering has participated in numerous exhibitions in Denmark and abroad. When he opened his shop in Copenhagen in 1972, he launched a new style among florists and a revival of flowers, bouquets and decorations. In this book Erik Bering willingly shares his experience, knowledge and adventures. The royal family uses Erik Bering’s art of flowers exclusively.