"The Ornamo Book Of Finnish Design" 1962 RATIA, Armi
11 3/4" x 8 1/2"
A very comprehensive book on Finnish modern design spanning the 1940s through the 1960s with 100s of craftspeople listed with pictures of their work in either black and white or in color and also a portrait photographs of each craftsperson. The book has 4 pages of text, all other pages have numbered captions so one can decipher which picture belongs to which craftsperson. The applied arts covered in this book include metal working including jewelry and holloware, glass, ceramics, textiles, furniture and more. Craftspeople include Ruth Bryk, Oiva Toikka,Lasse Ollinkari, Marke Niskala-Luostarinen, Reino Rokolainen, Saara Hopea, Dora Jung, Olli Borg, Uhra-Beata Simberg-EhrstrÜm, Helena Tynell, Timo Sarpaneva, Antti Nurmesniemi, Lisa Johansson-Pape and many more.