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TREASURY OF SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN BY ERIC ZAHLE (1961)

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A TREASURY OF SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN. THE STANDARD AUTHORITY ON SCANDINAVIAN-DESIGNED FURNITURE, TEXTILES, GLASS, CERAMICS, AND METAL. EDITED BY ERIK ZAHLE, DIRECTOR OF THE MUSEUM OF INDUSTRIAL ART, COPENHAGEN. ERIK HANSEN, PHOTOGRAPHER, COPENHAGEN, TOOK THE GREAT MAJORITY OF PHOTOS. COPYRIGHT 1961. HUGE HARDCOVER BOOK, WITH DUSTJACKET. 9X11.5". 300 PAGES.

BOOK IS LOADED WITH OVER 500 GORGEOUS PHOTOS OF SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN FROM THE 1960'S. 188 IN COLOR! EACH PHOTO HAS DESCRIPTION WITH DESIGNER OR MANUFACTURERS NAME AND MATERIALS.

THE BEST IN DESIGN FROM THE SCANDINAVIAN COUNTRIES: DENMARK, FINLAND, NORWAY, AND SWEDEN. WRITTEN BY LEADING AUTHORITIES FROM EACH OF THE COUNTRIES, THE TEXT TRACES THE COURSE OF SCAN DESIGN FROM THE 1930S-1960S, FROM ITS ORIGINS TO WORLD WIDE PRE-EMINENCE IN HOME DECOR.

FEATURES DESIGNS BY: TAPIO WIRKKALA, FINN JUHL, ARNE JACOBSEN, HANS WEGNER , LOUIS POULSEN, GUNNAR NYLAND, BRUNO MATTHSON, GEORG JENSEN, JENS QUISTGAARD, KAJ FRANCK, NILS LANDBERG, STIG LINDBERG, KAARE KLINT, TIMO SARPANEVA, SIGURD PERSSON, SVEN PALMQUIST, DORA JUNG, AXEL SALTO, ELIEL SAARINEN, AND MANY MORE!

CONTENTS: FRANTZ WENDT : UNITY AND DIVERSITY IN SCANDINAVIA, ARNE KARLEN AND ANKER TIEDEMANN : DENMARK, BENEDICT ZILLIACUS : FINLAND, FERDINAND AARS : NORWAY, SVEN ERIK SKAWONIUS : SWEDEN, ILLUSTRATIONS SECTION, BIOGRAPHIES, INDEX.


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