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Norwegian mid-century classics : from forgotten to inspiration for contemporary design / bachelor thesis by Karl-Fredrik Stenhaug ; thesis advisors : Prof. Jan Regett, Prof. Alexander Tibus.

By: Stenhaug, Karl-Fredrik [author].
Contributor(s): Hillmann-Regett, Jan [thesis advisor] | Tibus, Alexander (Alexander Christian) [thesis advisor] | Berlin International University of Applied Sciences. Faculty of Design [issuing body].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berlin, Germany : BAU International Berlin University of Applied Sciences, 2018Description: 48 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 30 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Prytz Kittelsen, Grete, 1917-2010 | Johansson, Willy, 1921- | Dahl, Birger, 1916-1998 | Engesvik, Andreas, 1970- | Homstved, Hallgeir | Bjaadal, Kristine | CC 015.01: Product design -- Countries, cultures -- A-Z | CC 030.00: Product design -- Individuals, organisations -- Mixed/general | CC 400.03: Product design -- Products -- IlluminationGenre/Form: Academic thesesDDC classification: 745.2 Online resources: Full text
Contents:
MACHINE-GENERATED CONTENTS NOTE: 1 Introduction -- 2 Norway on its Path to Modernity -- 2.1 Technology and Institutions in the late 19th Century -- 2.2 Independence and the Evolution of a “National Style” -- 3 World War II: period of debate followed by reconstruction -- 4 International Promotion of Norwegian Design -- 4.1 The Great Exhibitions of the 1950s -- 4.2 Representatives of their Time: Kittelsen, Dahl and Johansson -- 4.2.1 Grete Prytz Kittelsen -- 4.2.2. Willy Johansson -- 4.2.3 Birger Dahl -- 5 Why Norwegian Design Got Forgotton -- 5.1 The Decay of “Scandinavian Design” -- 5.2 Consumer Activism in the late 1960s -- 5.3 Fragmentation, Oil Discovery and Deindustrialisation -- 6 The Revival of Norwegian design -- 6.1 De-Fragmentation, Consumers and a New Generation -- 6.2 Representatives of Our Time: Engesvik, Homstved, Bjaadal -- 6.2.1 Andreas Engesvik -- 6.2.2 Hallgeir Homstved -- 6.2.3 Kristine Bjaadal -- 7 Conclusion -- 8 Kavel lamp: A Product Rooted in Heritage -- References -- Thesis Declaration.
Dissertation note: DISSERTATION NOTE: bachelor thesis in Product Design, BAU International Berlin University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Germany, 2018. Summary: MACHINE-GENERATED SUMMARY NOTE: "This thesis consists of a research part and a design project part. The rest of the research part is organised in the following way: In the second chapter Norway’s technological modernization in the late 19th century and its path after independence will be described before the third chapter will focus on the destructive effects of World War II. Then chapter four will highlight the golden era of Norwegian design and the times of international promotion at the world-famous Milan Triennial. Moreover, three influential Norwegian designers of the time, Grete Prytz Kittelsen, Willy Johansson and Birger Dahl, will be introduced in more detail. Subsequently, chapter five will devote itself to the manifold reasons of the slow decay of Norwegian design. Afterwards, chapter six will shed light on the current revival of Norwegian design and the reasons for its ‘resurrection’. Additionally, three contemporary Norwegian designers, Andreas Engesvik, Hallgeir Homstved and Kristine Bjaadal, will be presented. Chapter seven will then conclude. In the following design project part of this thesis I will explain how my Norwegian heritage guided me in the creation of a product deeply rooted in the traditions of my homeland. I created a pendant lamp inspired by an old fishing net technique, manufactured by a Berlin-based glassblower." -- Introduction, p. 3.
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DESIGN -- Product design, industrial design CC 015.01 St425 2018 (Browse shelf) No access to hard copy 2019-0651

DISSERTATION NOTE: bachelor thesis in Product Design, BAU International Berlin University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Germany, 2018.

BIBLIOGRAPHY NOTE: includes bibliographical references (pp. 46-47).

MACHINE-GENERATED CONTENTS NOTE:
1 Introduction --
2 Norway on its Path to Modernity --
2.1 Technology and Institutions in the late 19th Century --
2.2 Independence and the Evolution of a “National Style” --
3 World War II: period of debate followed by reconstruction --
4 International Promotion of Norwegian Design --
4.1 The Great Exhibitions of the 1950s --
4.2 Representatives of their Time: Kittelsen, Dahl and Johansson --
4.2.1 Grete Prytz Kittelsen --
4.2.2. Willy Johansson --
4.2.3 Birger Dahl --
5 Why Norwegian Design Got Forgotton --
5.1 The Decay of “Scandinavian Design” --
5.2 Consumer Activism in the late 1960s --
5.3 Fragmentation, Oil Discovery and Deindustrialisation --
6 The Revival of Norwegian design --
6.1 De-Fragmentation, Consumers and a New Generation --
6.2 Representatives of Our Time: Engesvik, Homstved, Bjaadal --
6.2.1 Andreas Engesvik --
6.2.2 Hallgeir Homstved --
6.2.3 Kristine Bjaadal --
7 Conclusion --
8 Kavel lamp: A Product Rooted in Heritage --
References --
Thesis Declaration.

MACHINE-GENERATED SUMMARY NOTE:
"This thesis consists of a research part and a design project part. The rest of the research part is organised in the following way: In the second chapter Norway’s technological modernization in the late 19th century and its path after independence will be described before the third chapter will focus on the destructive effects of World War II. Then chapter four will highlight the golden era of Norwegian design and the times of international promotion at the world-famous Milan Triennial. Moreover, three influential Norwegian designers of the time, Grete Prytz Kittelsen, Willy Johansson and Birger Dahl, will be introduced in more detail. Subsequently, chapter five will devote itself to the manifold reasons of the slow decay of Norwegian design. Afterwards, chapter six will shed light on the current revival of Norwegian design and the reasons for its ‘resurrection’. Additionally, three contemporary Norwegian designers, Andreas Engesvik, Hallgeir Homstved and Kristine Bjaadal, will be presented. Chapter seven will then conclude.
In the following design project part of this thesis I will explain how my Norwegian heritage guided me in the creation of a product deeply rooted in the traditions of my homeland. I created a pendant lamp inspired by an old fishing net technique, manufactured by a Berlin-based glassblower."
-- Introduction, p. 3.

SOURCE OF ACQUISITION NOTE: hard and digital copies acquired as obligatory copies from the author via Examinations Office, 2019-01-16. 1

ISSUING BODY NOTE: BAU International Berlin University of Applied Sciences is the former name of Berlin International University of Applied Sciences.

CATALOGUING: original descriptive cataloguing + summary + contents, 2019-04-16, 2019-11-16.

CATALOGUING: subject indexing + call number with BIDAC, 2019-04-16.

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