Hannah Ryggen (1894 – 1970) was a textile designer and teacher from Sweden. She was born in Malmö and worked professionally in Norway.
In 1924, she settled on a small farm in Trondelag, Norway, and began weaving. She opened her studio in 1924. She did her own shearing, carding, spinning, and dyeing, and wove without the use of cartoons or sketches. Her weavings often covered political issues ranging from the Spanish Civil War to the plight of unwed mothers. Her tapestries resembled Expressionist and late Cubist paintings.
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Stig Lindberg (1916 – 1982) – Swedish ceramic, glass, textile, industrial designer, and painter and illustrator. – Encyclopedia of Design
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