Sven Markelius Chairs

Sven Markeilus (1889- 1972) was a Swedish Architect, Town Planner and textile designer born in Stockholm.

He taught in Stockholm and at Yale University. In the 1950s, Markelius designed simple wooden furniture and printed fabrics with Astrid Sampe, produced by Nordiska in Stockholm.Read More →

Sigurd Persson swedish designer featured image

Sigurd Persson (1914‚Äď2003) was a Swedish sculptor, blacksmith, and professor who is regarded as one of the twentieth century’s most influential Swedish designers. Growing up in a goldsmith family, Persson founded his studio in Stockholm in 1942. Throughout his long career, he crafted objects in various materials ranging from metal to glass to plastic. Read 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 →

Smaland Glassware Museum

Well crafted and masterfully designed glassworks have become one of Swedish design’s most recognisable and sought-after products. Since World War II, both in terms of design and production, Orrefors Kosta Boda and numerous other speciality glassmakers have gained Sweden a worldwide reputation for quality and sophistication. But, despite the fameRead More →

Hertha Hillfon a child's head

Bio from¬†Swedish Wikipedia¬†article translated with¬†Google Translate¬†and edited with¬†Grammarly Hertha Maria Lillemor Hillfon, born Forsberg 2 June 1921 in S√§br√• parish in √Öngermanland, she died 25 October 2013 in H√§gersten in Stockholm, was a Swedish ceramicist and sculptor.   Biography   Hertha Hillfon grew up as the fourth of fourteen children. The familyRead More →