Ladislav Sutnar American, b. Czechoslovakia, 1897–1976
Ladislav Sutnar , bohemian painter and advertising, display, and industrial designer. He studied at the School of Industrial Arts and at the Technical University and at the Charles University in Prague. At the early age of 26 Sutnar became a professor of design at the State School for Graphic Arts, also in Prague. A pioneering designer, he worked as a painter and stage designer, becoming one of the most notable exhibition designers of the 1930s. His most important designs included 1930-1932 glass drinking set, 1928-1932 china table set, and cutlery. In 1930 Sutnar produced designs for porcelains dinnerware and, in 1931, heat-resistant cups, tea sets, and containers for Schone Stube in Prague. As the... more.
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