As promised, here are some photos from the Josef Frank exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum in London. I am so glad I went to see this exhibition, I've had a reminder in my calendar for months. So if you're in London and you're interested in pattern or surface design, don't miss it.
Seeing all these different designs together, I think you can really see how big an influence Josef Frank has had on the design you can find at IKEA.
I'm not going to say a whole lot, the beautiful work will speak for itself, I think! If you want to know more about Josef Frank, check out this Wikipedia article. There's also this article on the Guardian website and they have a photo gallery as well.
I love-love-love these tulips. :-)
Once you get up close to the designs you really notice how much details there is.
Josef Frank did lovely watercolors of still lifes, especially flowers, and of landscapes. Most of these have not been exhibited before.
This scene just looks so very Swedish. :-)
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