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Glassworks in Kosta CW Nyström and JE Lindberg started the mill in 1871. They acquired land from Jonas Bergstrand, a farmer from Madesjö parish, who owned the land at PukebergRead More →

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Stig Lindberg (1916 – 1982) was a Swedish ceramic, glass, textile, industrial designer, and painter and illustrator. During his long career with the Gustavsberg pottery factory, Lindberg produced whimsical studio ceramics and graceful tableware lines, making him one of Sweden’s most important postwar designers. Read More →

Ola Wihlborg iKea

He took his first steps towards his career as a designer at Beckmans College of Design in Stockholm, Sweden, where he studied furniture and product design. After graduating in 2004, he began working as a freelance designer.Read More →

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He worked at Kariskrona Porslinsfabrik from 1935 to 1936; at Upsala-Ekeby from 1936 to 1950 (as art director from 1943 to 1950) Kosta Boda glassworks from 1950 to 1973, where he was design director while also maintaining his studio in Arhus. Often, his free-form work was engraved.Read More →

Gothenburg 1923 Exhibition Reconstruction

The Gothenburg Tercentennial Jubilee Exhibition (Swedish Jubileumsutställningen I Göteborg) was a world fair held in Gothenburg, Sweden in 1923, marking the 300th anniversary of the city’s establishment. The fair, which opened on 8 May, lasted until 30 September.Read More →

Praktika Tableware

Praktika Tableware (1933) designed by Wilhelm Käge. White earthenware stacking dishes, oval with rounded sides.Read More →

Smaland Glassware Museum

Well crafted and masterfully designed glassworks have become one of Swedish design’s most recognisable andRead More →

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Simple Matters is a beautiful collection of essays that encourages readers to simplify their lives by focusing on emotional and physical well-being, developing a personal style, and chasing one’s dreams.Read More →

Prince Eugene Medal

The Prince Eugene Medal (Swedish: Prins Eugen-medaljen) is a medal awarded by the King of Sweden for “outstanding artistic achievement.”Read More →