Bjørn Engø - Product design
Author: Mats Linder
Title: Bjørn Engø - Product design
Publisher: Papiret Forlag
Language: Bokmål, English
Sides: 136 pages
Furniture designer, interior designer, industrial designer and craftsman. Bjørn Engø was very active in various disciplines. The breakthrough came with radical furniture in the early 1950s. He became popular with his colorful, best-selling metal bowls. From around 1960, Engø worked mainly as a craftsman.
This publication is part of the award-winning book series that pays tribute to Norwegian designers who deserve a rightful place in people's consciousness. Norway has a rich design and craft culture that author Mats Linder has immersed himself in. The books are intended as an introduction to the background history and the designer's selected works.
The book has both Norwegian and English text
Mats Linder is a writer and author and produces books about Norwegian design at a breakneck pace. He wants to focus on design and handicrafts from the Scandinavian countries - Scandinavian Design, and aims to raise interest and knowledge about design from Scandinavia by publishing biographies of designers, company reviews and reproducing old advertising. He also wants to focus on what is moving within the design scene today and interviews designers and business leaders who have something on their mind.