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Rosenthal designer

Wiinblad, Bjørn

DEN

*1918 - †2006

Bjørn Wiinblad has a high profile worldwide as painter, stage designer, poster designer, designer of tapestries and ceramist. He is regarded one of the most imaginative and versatile artists of our times. Next to many other things he illustrated the 16 volume Danish edition of "Arabian Nights' Entertainments". He is at home and works all over the world - with Copenhagen and Lausanne as the favourite centres. Wiinblad has been working for Rosenthal since 1957. Next to the charming décor collector's series »1001 Nacht«, »Das Zauberpferd«, »Sindbad, der Seefahrer« and »Aladin« he created the famous porcelain-, glass- and cutlery ranges »Asimmetria«, »Lotus«, »Romanze«, »Zauberflöte«, and even greeting cards of porcelain and barbecue-tables of ceramics. Within the scope of the limited art series he created the furniture system »Die vier Himmelsrichtungen« in four "Farben" and in four "Figuren" (300 pieces each) as well as in 2003 complimenting the series "Hommage à Philip Rosenthal" the relief »Herz für Philip Rosenthal« (49) and the chess games »Wiinblad« (99) and »Wiinblad de Luxe« (1). For the Rosenthal furniture line he designed the »Kunstdruck Nr. 3« for the »Paravent«, and the »Künstlerdecke Nr. 3« for the »Flying Carpet«. Awards: - Premio Internazionale (1961) »Tulipa« Design-Auswahl (1967) »Lotus« - Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1967) »Lotus Kobalt« Einzelteile - Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1967) »Lotus« Speiseservice - Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1967) »Lotus« Kaffeeservice Medaglia d'Oro (1967) »Lotus« - Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1968) »Blauer Garten« Vase - Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1970) »Composition Kobaltblüte« - Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1970) »Lotus« Trinkglasserie - Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1970) »Lotus Blaues Blatt« - Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1973) »Siena Blaumalerei« Schalen - Design-Auswahl (1976) »Form ohne Namen« - Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1976) »Form ohne Namen« Schalen - Medaglia d'Oro (1976) »Form ohne Namen« - Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1977) »Form ohne Namen« Vase - Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1977) »Form ohne Namen« Kuchenteller - Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1977) »Form ohne Namen« Schalen - Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1977) »Form ohne Namen« Teller


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