Karen Vibeke Klint โ€“ Danish Textile Designer

Karen Vibeke Klint was a Danish weaver and textile designer, educated in 1949 from the Arts and Crafts School in Copenhagen. Vibeke Klint has been extremely active in the latter half of the twentieth century, both as a craftsman, designer, teacher.

Her artistic work consists mainly of tapestries, blankets, silk fabrics and home textiles. The textiles are characterised by their simplicity, consisting of few colours, often a combination of single or few background colours with geometric motifs, such as rhombs, zigzag and lines that are highlighted or dimmed by the colours of the colours.

She set up her own studio in 1951; from 1956 and was an industrial fabric designer.

Danish flatweave carpet

Awards

She received the 1960 Running prize. ย Her work was shown at the 1956 โ€“ 57 โ€˜Neue Form Aus Danemarkโ€ travelling exhibition.

Sources

Byars, M., & Riley, T. (2004). The design encyclopedia. Laurence King Publishing.

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