Tag: pattern design

Gudrun Sjödén Fall 2016

beauty will save the world – gudrun sjödén

GUDRUN SJÖDÉN       This post is a very special feature – you might say it’s about a contemporary, inspiring artist in the series “Beauty will save the world” AND a cover of a “Scandinavian Pattern Pioneer” in ONE (making up for the lost post of last month)! This artist and textile designer is an outstanding source …

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Ingela P Arrhenius for Omm design

beauty will save the world – ingela p arrhenius

INGELA P ARRHENIUS The amazing artist of this month, is deeply connected with some of my favourites covered earlier on this blog, and I find it so cool to put her work forward as a brilliant example of the perfect, I mean PERFECT, blend of everything I love: 50’s design, retro style, children’s books, cute …

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Designing Patterns by Lotta Kühlhorn Photo Gestalten Verlag

beauty will save the world – lotta kühlhorn

LOTTA KÜHLHORN The artist Lotta Kühlhorn could almost be featured under next week’s subject, pattern pioneers, as well… Since her début in the ’80s, she has worked her consistent colourful retro style into the very hearts of the Swedish people and now holds the place as the Queen of graphic design and illustration. Few contemporary …

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Textiles from the market

to sew or not to sew…

  happy sewing… I will admit one of my greatest defeats up to this day… I’m fairly stubborn when I set my mind on something but there is one area where I feel utterly hopeless. The other week I got a very nice message from another textile designer ending “…Happy sewing!”. I’ve always had a sweet spot for textiles and …

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Berså stamp from Gustavsberg Factory

the man behind the green leaf – Stig Lindberg

  There are few patterns in Scandinavian design history as iconic as the famous stem of green leaves by the Swedish designer Stig Lindberg (1916-1982). As one of the most influential post-war designers in Sweden he worked with ceramic, glass, tableware, textile prints and more during his long and successful career with Gustavsberg Porcelain Factory. Berså was produced …

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