Lessons on Denmark Design


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Associate Professor Linda Tyler and ‘design encyclopaedia’ Caroline Montague dive deep into the history, heyday and highlights of Danish Design in this fun day of learning about Denmark Design. This one-day class consists of four 50-minute illustrated talks on: 

1.            The First Danish Design Companies with an international reputation
2.            From Classicism to Functionalism
3.            Organic Modernism: Danish Design Goes International
4.            Danish Design in the Postmodern era and Our Time

A paper bag lunch is included, please indicate if you have dietary requirements.

About the speakers:

Associate Professor Linda Tyler has taught art and design history at Canterbury, Victoria and Waikato universities and currently teaches art writing and curatorial practice at Honours level in the Art History Department at the University of Auckland. In November she gives a Design History course at the Nanette Cameron School of Interior Design.

Caroline Montague is often referred to as New Zealand’s ‘encyclopaedia of design’. She works at furniture store Matisse, one of New Zealand’s leading supplier of future-proofed sustainable world-class designs since 1987. She has given talks on design and furniture at the Nanette Cameron School of Interior Design, the University of Auckland’s School of Architecture and Auckland Art Gallery.


Members early bird $75 (*must book before 15 Dec)
Members standard $85
Non-members early bird $125 (*includes a one-year Membership)
Non-Members $135 (*includes a one-year Membership)

Image credits: 
(left to right) Hans J. Wegner, Peacock chair, 1947; Sketch for Panton chair; Nann Ditzel, Trinidad chair, 1993. 



Auckland Art Gallery Auditorium
$75 Members early bird*, $85 Members standard, $125 Non-Members early bird*, $135 Non-Members*
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