Ingeborg Lundin (1921 – 1991) Swedish Glassware Designer

Vase-sculpture ‘The Apple’ Designed by Ingeborg Lundin for Orrefors
Vase-sculpture ‘The Apple’ Designed by Ingeborg Lundin for Orrefors

Ingeborg Lundin (1921 – 1991) was a Swedish Glassware Designer.

Education

Between 1941 – 1946 she studied at Konstaackskolan and Tekniska Skolan, Stockholm.

Biography

Between 1947-71, Lundin worked at the Orrefors Glasbruk. Her 1955 Applet (Apple) vase characterized her dynamic blown-glass work. Other glassworks included 1954 Timglas (Hour-glass) and 1954 Bamby vases. She produced subtle forms that expressed the plasticity and quality of the crystal.

Recognition

She received the 1954 Lunning Prize. Her work was the subject of the 1959 one-person exhibition in Stockholm. It was shown at the 1957 (XI) and 1960 (XII) Triennali di Milano, 1954—57 USA ‘Design in Scandinavia’ travelling exhibition, 1955 ‘H 55’ exhibition in Hälsingborg, 1958 ‘Formes Scandinaves’ at the Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 1957 exhibition in Zurich, and 1959 exhibition in Amsterdam.

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Sources

Byars, M., & Riley, T. (2004). The design encyclopedia. Laurence King Publishing. https://amzn.to/3ElmSlL

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    He became active in 1961 as an architect and furniture and industrial designer; (with Renato Tosso) collaborated on furniture and lighting; had clients including Zanussi-Rex, Peguri, Stilwood, Arclinea, Cidue, FAI, Leucos, and Arflex.Read More →

  • Mintons – British Ceramics Firm

    Minton Ceramics Manufacturer

    Thomas Minton bought a pottery in Stoke-on-Trent in 1793 and, in 1796, began production of inexpensive blue transfer-printed earthenware. His son Herbert Minton became director in 1836, expanded the range of wares, and hired artists. Read More →

  • Fred G. Minuth (1884 – 1966) American Silversmith

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    Fred G. Minuth was an American Silversmith. He was professionally active in Chicago.Read More →

  • Jessie Marion King (1875 – 1949) Scottish illustrator of children’s books

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    Jessie Marion King (1875 – 1949) was a well-known Scottish illustrator who specialised in children’s books. She also painted pottery and crafted bookplates, jewellery, and fabric. King was a member of the Glasgow Girls, a collective of female artists.Read More →

  • Oscar Barnack (1879 – 1936) and the first 35mm camera

    Leica 1 designed by Oscar Barnack

    The Leica 1, the first functional 35 mm camera, was introduced in Germany in 1925, making photography much more accessible to the general public.Read More →

  • Oscar Tusquets Blanca – Spanish painter, architect and designer

    Gaulino Table - Walnut by Oscar Tusquets Blanca

    Oscar Tusquets Blanca is a Spanish painter, architect and designer. He was born and is professionally active in Barcelona, Spain.Read More →

  • Alison Milner – British Designer in Eclectic Materials

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    Her aesthetic is clean and clear – reducing, simplifying and uncovering underlying patterns. She prefers to inject gentle humour, visual poetry, narrative and a sense of place into her work.Read More →

  • Silver and twentieth-century design

    Silver and twentieth century design

    The impact of silver metal technology has driven the development of modern furnishings throughout the 20th century. The transformation of a chair into a sculptural statement, for example. Interior metal objects have not always been at the forefront of modern design within a multi-function. With the emphasis on warmth and comfort in the home, the scope for a wide range of metal products for this domain is not there.Read More →

  • Kisho Kurokawa (b.1934) Japanese Architect and Furniture Designer

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    In 1960, at the age of 26, he made his debut into the world as one of the founders of the Metabolism Movement.  Read More →

  • Yoshitomo Nara (b.1959) Japanese Artist and Designer

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    Nara grew up in Aomori Prefecture, Japan, about 300 miles north of the Tochigi Prefecture. His exposure to Western music on the American military radio station Far East Network in Honshu influenced his artistic imagination early. Later, he would provide cover art for bands including Shonen Knife, R.E.M., and Bloodthirsty Butchers.Read More →

  • Oscar Niemeyer (1907 – 1912) Brazilian architect and designer

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    Oscar Niemeyer (1907 – 1912) was a Brazilian architect and designer. He was born in Rio de Janeiro. He studied architecture at the National School of Fine Arts, Rio de Janeiro.Read More →

  • Gunilla Jung (d. 1939) Finnish silversmith and lighting designer

    Gunilla Jung glass and lighting

    Gunilla Jung was a glass and lighting artist and Silversmith. She designed glassware for Karhula (later Iittala) in the 1930s at the Institute of Applied Arts in Helsinki. Maybe best known for her pioneering lighting projects, such as in Helsinki’s Savoy Theatre. Taito created her first silver designs and, later in the 1930s, others by Viri and Kultaseppät. She worked with Frans Nykänen, who at varying times was a director at both silversmithies.Read More →

  • John Eberson (1875 – 1954) American Designer famous for the atmospheric theatre

    John Eberson - Atmospheric Theatre Design

    John Eberson was an american designer who was known for his cinema décors. One of his earliest, the 1923 Majestic Theatre in Houston, Texas, was a loosely recreated garden of a late-Renaissance palazzo in Italy. Through his workshop Michelangelo Studios, he was was successful at producing elaborate plasterwork for his theatre décors in Spanish, Moorish, Dutch, Chinese and other styles.Read More →

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