(1904 to 1983) Known as Vicke he was a Swedish glass, textile and ceramic designer. He began work in 1928. He pioneered more daring art glass designs at Orrefors and together with Edvin Öhrström and Knut Bergqvist they invented the Ariel technique. In 1943 he became creative leader at Uppsala Ekeby, where he designed many different stoneware objects In 1950 he joined Kosta as artistic director staying until retiring in 1973. At Kosta, he was the dominant designer, lending his name to many now classic designs. He spent the last 10 years of his life as a freelance artist working with Hanne Dreutler and Arthur Zirrnsack at Studio Glashyttan in Åhus.
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