Stig Lindberg

About

Stig Lindberg (1916-1982) is one of Sweden’s most important post-war designers. He was an artist, designer, painter and illustrator, working in ceramics, glass, enamel and textile as well as creating public art. Lindberg is also well-renowned for his children’s book illustrations. His modern and creative designs combine brilliance with elegance and practicality.

Rights & Brands represents Stig Lindberg in Japan.

Facts

  • Designer at Gustavsberg from 1937 – 1980
  • Textile design for NK during the fifties and sixties
  • Represented: National Museum Stockholm, Museum of Modern Art New York, Victoria & Albert Museum London
  • Book illustrator for Lennart Hellsing and other authors
  • Well known in Japan, big exhibition in Tokyo 2016
  • High valued at different major auction firms

Awards

  • Gold Metal Triennale 1948
  • Grand Prix Triennale 1951
  • Gold Metal at the Industrial Arts exhibition in Madrid 1954
  • Gold Metal at the first International Ceramics Festival in Cannes 1955
  • Gold Metal at the first International Ceramics Festival in Prague 1962
  • The Prince Eugen Medal 1968