Bengtson, Herta

Bengtson, Herta

SWE
*1917 - †1981

Hertra Bengston was undoubtely one of the leading Scandinavian ceramics designers of the 20th century. She designed series of forms, one of a kind items and patterns for porcelain, ceramics and stoneware. She experimented with glazes and surface textures for Rörstrand and Höganäs.
Bengston has been working for Rosenthal since 1969. For the brand Thomas she created amongst others the very successful series »Scandic«, »TH 300« and »Kiruna«. She designed the multifunctional service »caldo-freddo« for Rosenthal studio-line.

Awards:

  • Medaglia d'Oro (1970) »Scandic«
  • Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1973) »Kiruna Braun«
  • Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1973) »Kiruna«
  • Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1973) »Scandic«
  • Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1973) »TH 300« Speiseservice
  • Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1973) »TH 300« Kaffeeservice
  • Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1981) »Scandic Blaues Band« Speiseservice
  • Die Gute Industrieform / iF (1981) »Scandic Blaues Band« Kaffeeservice
  • DesignPLUS (1984) »Family Caribic« Speiseservice
  • Deutsche Auswahl (1984) »Family Blaugrün Band«