POSTPONED Mid-Century Modern Design in the National Collection

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Dovecot Studios Ltd

10 Infirmary Street

Edinburgh

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Learn about the textiles, jewellery, and furniture that define Mid-Century Modern style with curators from the National Museum of Scotland.

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*The date for this talk has been postponed due to COVID-19. Updates will be posted on our website and social media channels. Attendees should have received an email.*

Modernist design emerged in the early 20th century as a response to changes in technology and society. Simplified, clean lines replaced ornamentation, and new materials were embraced across the decorative arts.

With a particular focus on British and Nordic design and influence, curators from the National Museum of Scotland explore the textile and fashion innovations of Bernat Klein, the jewellery design of Dorothy Hogg and Bjorn Weckström, and the furniture created by Ernest Race among others. Discover how Modern design came about, and why it has endured throughout the decades.

Tickets £12, includes entry to Mid-Century Modern: Art & Design from Conran to Quant until 6pm on the day of the event.

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Dovecot Studios Ltd

10 Infirmary Street

Edinburgh

EH1 1LT

United Kingdom

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