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Books and materials relating to the applied arts after WWI; their use in architecture & interior design; the design of handworked and manufactured objects including: ceramics, metalwork, wood, jewelry, textiles, glass, furniture, graphics, clocks & watches, toys, leather, etc.

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Segerstad, Ulf Hard Af, Scandinavian Design, Lyle Stuart, 1961, first American edition, sm. 8vo, 8 3/8" x 6 7/8", HB, blue paper boards, embossed gilt titles and a small modernistic logo suggesting the decorative arts; in pictorial dust jacket, VG+/ VG. Previous owner's name rubber stamped in blue on both endpaper pps. DJ is rubbed and slightly edgeworn, rear cover soiled; two closed tears - 1.) 1"; 2.) .75" - on top rear cover edge.

130 pp. including index and list of Producers and Designers. A well illustrated (photos in color and black and white) mid-century survey of furniture, ceramics, glass, textiles, and metalwork from each of the Scandinavian countries. The chapters are separated by category and the crafts are presented by country.

Designers and manufacturers included: Birger Kaipiainen, Arabia, Gertrude Vasegaard, Bing & Grondhal, Lisa Larsen, Gustavberg, Axel Salto, Royal Copenhagen, Stig Lindberg, Finn Hald, Erik Ploen, Carl Harry Stalhane, Rorstrand, Nathalie Krebs, Eva Staehr-Nielsen, Saxbo, Kaj Franck, Sven Palmquist, Orrefors, Ingeborg Lundin, Kosta, Vicke Lindstrand, Maija Isola, Printex, Dora Jung, Nanna Ditzel, Georg Jensen, Henning Koppel, Borge Mogensen, Karl Andersson & Sons, Tapio Wirkkala, Ilmari Tapiovaara, Timo Sarpaneva, Hans Wegner, Johannes Hansen, Mogens Koch, Poul Kjaerholm, E. Kold Christensen, Finn Juhl, Arne Jacobsen, Fritz Hansen, Alvar Aalto, Bruno Mathsson, Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen, et al.

From the publishers: More beautiful things for everyday use—this is the motto of those who pro-duce "the things around us" in the four Scandinavian countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The home and its furnishings have always held a central position in the lives of the Scandinavian people. A centuries old tradition of fine craftsmanship combined with modern technology is chiefly responsible for the unique Scandinavian style, combining practical utility and beauty of form, qualities that have attracted the attention and won the praise of the whole world.

"Scandinavian Design" is the first book in English to present a completely up-to-date, authoritative and compre-hensive survey of the applied arts of the northern countries. The lucid and informative commentary covers all the exciting aspects of design in Scandinavia. Included here are brilliant sketches of the artists and artisans and manufacturers. This beautifully produced book, with many superb illustrations in colour and black and white is for everyone— student and layman alike—interested in the modern applied arts of Scandinavia.     [Book ID # 707]


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