Rational Beauty

Stig Lindberg

In the October 1954 issue of Craft Horizons Arthur Hald, son of famed Orrefors Glass director Edward Hald, explored the life of Swedish ceramist Stig Lindberg, describing him as “one of the most convincing examples of design in our times.” The spirited, incisive piece provides a window into Lindberg’s personality, vision and versatility at the age of 38, while he was art director at Stockholm’s Gustavsberg Porcelain Factory.

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“Form and decoration flow naturally from him. Stig Lindberg does not seem to know the meaning of conformity, compromise or of kowtowing to tradition.”
— Arthur Hald