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Marianne Aav, Nina Stritzler-Levine:
Finnish Modern Design
Utopian Ideals and Everyday Realities, 1930-1997
The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts and Yale University Press, New Haven and London, Printed in Italy 1998
22,2x27,8cm, 411 sivua/pages
ISBN 0-300-08280-0
Loppuunmyyty / Sold out

This catalogue is published in conjunction with the exhibition "Finnish Modern Design: Utopian Ideals and Everyday Realities, 1930-1997" held at the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts from February 27, 1998 through June 14, 1998.


  • Susan Weber Soros: Foreword
  • Nina Stritzler-Levine: Introduction
  • Jari Ehrnrooth: The Ambivalence of Finnish Culture
  • Harri Kalha: The Other Modernism: Finnish Deign and National Identity
  • Taisto Mäkelä: Architecture and Modern Identity in Finland
  • Susann Vihma: Objects for Everyday Life: Aspects of Finnish Design Since the 1980s
  • Pekka Korvenmaa: Opportunities and Ideals in Modern Furniture Design in Finland
  • Kaisa Koivisto: National and International Aspects of Finnish Glass
  • Marianne Aav: Simplicity and Materialism in the Design of Finnish Jewelry and Metalwork
  • Leena Svinhufvud: Finnish Textiles en Route to Modernity
  • Marianne Aav and Harri Kalha: Finnish Ceramics: From Everyday Objects to Art
  • Hildi Hawkins: Finding a Place in a New World Order: Finland, America and the "Design in Scandinavia" Exhibition, 1954-1975
  • Catalogue of the Exhibition
  • Checklist of the Exhibition
  • Selected Histories of Finnish Companies in the Applied Arts, Complied by Hannele Nyman
  • Bibliography

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