Cushion cover Herbarium 50x50 cm

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Cushion cover 50x50 cm. Cover made of Herbarium fabric designed by Stig Lindberg in the early 1960s
Year 1960's
Dimensions 50x50 cm
Material 50% cotton, 50% linen, goose feather
Style Classique
Origin Sweden

Stig Lindberg

Sweden (1916-1982)

Stig Lindberg was one of the most prolific designers in Scandinavia. For many swedes, he is representative of the playful design of the 1950´s.

Lindberg studied at the Swedish State School of arts, crafts and design in Stockholm, hoping to become a painter. After graduating in 1937 he accepted an employment as a faience painter at Gustavsberg pottery for Wilhelm Kåge. Kåge became a major influence on the young Lindberg, and in 1949 he was named his successor as art director. Stig Lindberg experimented freely and worked in a range of styles and materials. His eye for sculpture and proportion is evident in his precarious ceramic forms from the 1950´s and 60´s. His unique stoneware from this period is to be found in museum collections world wide. Lindberg kept working with Gustavsberg´s studio until 1980, he then moved to Italy to establish his own studio.