The endearing stories by the children’s book author and illustrator Elsa Beskow have been interpreted by Catharina Kippel, a designer who has worked with Design House Stockholm right from the beginning. Using visual quotations from Elsa Beskow’s works Catharina stresses the humour with which Elsa so typically portrays people and nature.
Welcome to the world of Elsa Beskow!
Catharina Kippel has been collaborating with Design House Stockholm since the beginning, and is the designer behind much of our bestselling dinnerware. She has studied pottery and glassblowing in Sweden as well as ancient ceramic firing techniques in Japan, and has a master’s degree from Konstfack, the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm. Since 1995, Catharina runs her own studio in Gustavsberg’s old porcelain factory, and her work is represented at Nationalmuseum in Stockholm and the Porcelain Museum in Gustavsberg.