Tag: Stig Lindberg

Formex Nordic Space 2017

formex stockholm 2017 – from lindberg to littlephant

Formex Stockholm is the largest trade show for interior and design in Scandinavia. With 900 exhibitors and 23000 visitors in a space of 114 000 sqm you can easily get overwhelmed. It was a long time since I visited, in fact I didn’t go since I worked as a ceramist and I will not even …

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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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Swedish Cups 1952-1962 by Maria Larsson

design favourites of the swedish 50’s

  Speaking of Nordic design traditions, here are four of my 50’s favourites from Sweden! Over the recent years the interest for vintage design, especially from the 40’s and the 50’s, has exploded in my little country! As a former potter I’m ridiculously smitten with kitchen ware, especially cups, and I cannot help being as nostalgic as everyone …

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