Modernity Stockholm & London - 20th Century Nordic design specialists
Modernity is a 20th Century Nordic design gallery based in Stockholm and London. We deal in rare and collectible design from the Nordics.
Kitchenware by Kaj Franck
Every time I take a drink of water, I see the name Kaj Franck in reverse. This is because my glasses are a clear set of Kartio tumblers. While these are very well-known, I wondered about what else Franck had designed. Here’s a look:Some of these pieces surprise me (butterflies and mushrooms, I’m talking about you). However, those gorgeous glass nesting bowls in the fifth image are exactly what I’d expect from the designer of Kartio glassware!
Lasikammari myy ja ostaa suomalaista käyttö- ja taidelasia pitkäaikaisella asiantuntemuksella. Klassikoita, muotoiluhelmiä, joukossa jopa prototyyppejä. Iittalan, Karhulan, Nuutajärven ja Riihimäen lasitehtaiden tuotantoa erityisesti 1950-luvulta alkaen. Modern Finnish glass tableware and art glass since 1950s from Iittala, Karhula, Nuutajärvi and Riihimäki glassworks. Here you will find design and art by renowned artists: Tapio Wirkkala, Timo Sarpaneva, Gunnel Nyman, Kaj Franck, Saara…
Bowl Set by Kaj Franck for Nuutajärvi Notsjö
Bowl set of five glasses, a spoon and a bucket. Hand blown colored glass. Design of the Finn Kaj Franck for Nuutajärvi Notsjö. Please ask me for the shipping conditions. The height of the bucket is 8 inches. Please ask me for the shipping conditions.
Saara Hopea Kaj Franck Nuutajärvi Glass Pitcher Kartio Red #1718/1610
A rare set of red #1718 stacking glasses by Saara Hopea and a #1610 Kartio pitcher by Kaj Franck for Nuutajärvi Notsjo Finland in excellent vintage condition.
Day five: Kaj Franck
One designer I really liked in Finland was Kaj Franck. I’m so happy I found the packaging for these glasses (above, background). I LOVE the transparency in the pattern he created with the gla…
Maria Benktzon (born 1946, Sweden), and RFSU Rehab (founded 1972, Stockholm), Knife/Fork (“Knork”), 1978. Plastic and stainless steel, length 18 cm (7 1/16"). Museum of Modern Art, New York. © 2013 Maria Benktzon. (MOMA-D0096) In the mid-1900s, Scandinavian artists emerged at the forefront of modernism in all facets of design: architecture, furniture, and the art of household objects. Among them were many women who came up with revolutionary ideas that challenged traditional ways of how the…