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Stig Lindberg’s ”Parian” series from 1977 was his last artwork series at the Gustavsberg factory. It was officially named ”Figurin” (Figurine), but the name never really caught on among the collectors. The series was made of parian, a material composed…

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What do you know about Lisa Larson’s cats? Take our ten questions quiz and find out. Meow!  

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Nordic photo of the week

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Stig Lindberg (1916-1982) inspecting his Comedia deck of cards from 1958. Stig was one of the designers who put color and form to mid-century Sweden. His influence was quickly felt across the entirety of the design world; from slender, delicate…

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The early years Wilhelm Kage (1889-1960) was born and raised in the Swedish capital of Stockholm. He studied drawing at the University College of Arts, Crafts, and Design in Stockholm. He continued his studies in Munich, perfecting his skills as…

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Lisa Larson (1931-), still going strong. Lisa and her former fellow workers started Keramikstudion Gustavsberg in 1991, and the cooperation revitalized her artistry. Even today, the grand lady of Swedish design is still active in the development of new artworks.…

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Anna-Lisa Thomson (1905-1952) painting a woman motif in the early 1950s. Toward the end of her life, Anna-Lisa moved towards a deeply personal, surrealistic style. This is most apparent in the illustrated poem collection, “Eko av dagars ljusa klang” (Echo…

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