Image: Anti Nurmesniemi
Coffee Pot c.1957
Enamelled steel and glass Wartsila Jarvenpaan Emali
Gift of Ken and Anne Hanlon 2012.661
2 November – 19 January 2020
Following the grim war years and a period of functionalist austerity, decorative patterns and bold colours became popular. Commercial manufacturers from across continental Europe and Britain embraced new changes in society. This exhibition follows their pursuit of commercially competitive ceramics and metalwork through the application of modern design.