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Scandinavian Modern Furnishings 1930-1970 : Designed for Life - ELLISON MICHAEL

Scandinavian Modern Furnishings 1930-1970

Designed for Life

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Published: 4th December 2001
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In the middle of the twentieth century, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland, four countries with a total population no larger than New York City, impacted the world of design to a degree never before seen and unlikely to be repeated. Scandinavian Modern design already had a solid domestic audience, and the Post-World War II American consumer was ready for the distinctive style and the fine quality it offered._x000D_With a focus on more than 60 designers, this extensively researched book presents the furniture and household objects - especially those of wood and metal. of the Scandinavian Modern style, beginning in the 1930s and culminating in the 1970s. Hundreds of photographs and a comprehensive introduction, historical timeline, and appendices of furniture makers and designers, distributors, and sources are included. Detailed captions with current prices, a large bibliography, and an index make this book a valuable reference and a must for all collectors, dealers, and researchers of Scandinavian design. AUTHOR: Michael Ellison collects and deals in Scandinavian and other modern furnishings in Sarasota, Florida. Leslie Pina, a college professor, has written and co-authored many books and articles on decorative arts and design. She lives in Ohio.

Introductionp. 8
Timelinep. 16
Designers
Alvar Aalto and Aino Marsio Aaltop. 26
Eero Aarniop. 38
Torbjorn Afdalp. 42
Folke Arstromp. 43
Sigvard Bernadottep. 44
Hans Brattrudp. 45
Brockman-Petersenp. 46
Gunnar Cyrenp. 47
Jorgen Dahlerup and Gert Holbekp. 50
Tias Eckhoffp. 51
Yngve Ekstromp. 52
Bjorn Engop. 53
Sven-Erik Fryklundp. 54
Piet Heinp. 55
Poul Henningsenp. 56
Erik Herlowp. 59
Jorgen Hovelskovp. 60
Peter Hvidt and Orla Molgaard-Nielsenp. 61
Arne Jacobsenp. 70
Grete Jalkp. 77
Borge Jensenp. 81
Finn Juhlp. 82
Bodil Kjaerp. 89
Poul Kjaerholmp. 90
Kaare Klintp. 100
Jan Lunde Knudsenp. 101
Ib Kofod-Larsenp. 102
Nils Koppel and Eva Ditlevson Koppelp. 105
Herbert Krenchelp. 106
Osten Kristiannson and Uno Kristiannsonp. 107
Mogens Lassenp. 108
Erik Lehmannp. 109
Bo Ljungberg and Holger Backstromp. 110
Bruno Mathssonp. 111
Borge Mogensenp. 113
Arne Norellp. 120
Folke Ohlssonp. 121
Hans Olsenp. 123
Vernor Pantonp. 124
Godtfred Petersenp. 138
Olof Pirap. 139
Jens Quistgaardp. 140
Jorgen Rasmussenp. 143
Jens Risomp. 146
Eero Saarinenp. 148
Eliel Saarinenp. 152
Holm Sorensen and Svend Aagep. 156
Abel Sorensonp. 157
Magnus Stephensenp. 158
Alf Svenssonp. 159
Ilmari Tapiovaarap. 160
Paavo Tynellp. 164
Kristian Vedelp. 167
Arne Vodderp. 168
Poul Voltherp. 172
Ole Wanscherp. 173
Hans Wegnerp. 174
Illum Wikkelsop. 188
Tapio Wirkkalap. 189
Vilhelm Wohlertp. 193
Who?p. 194
Furniture Makers and Their Designers 1930-1970p. 211
U.S.A. Furniture Distributors and Their Scandinavian Manufacturer Clients 1930-1970p. 224
Source Guidep. 226
Bibliographyp. 229
Indexp. 236
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ISBN: 9780764314926
ISBN-10: 0764314920
Series: Schiffer Book for Designers and Collectors
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 4th December 2001
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 27.9  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.75