Estrid Ericson (Estrid Ericson)

Estrid Ericson

Founder of world famous interior design company Svenskt Tenn. The company was founded in 1924 and reached international recognition for new, modern design. Initially the company produced art objects in pewter, but came to pioneer the interior design business. In the early 1930s she established a cooperation with famed Austrian architect and designer, Josef Frank, a partnership which was to be a highly successful concept. She maintained her position as manager of Svenskt Tenn until 1979, two years prior to her death. In her birth town, Hjo, a memorial was inaugurated September 16 2004, to recognize her important work. (bio by: Peter Robsahm)

Born

  • September, 16, 1894

Died

  • December, 12, 1981

Cemetery

  • Hjo KyrkogĂ„rd
  • Sweden

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