Birger Kaipiainen

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Birger Kaipiainen
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1953.
Born
Birger Johannes Kaipiainen

NationalityFinnish
OccupationCeramist, Designer

Birger Johannes Kaipiainen (1 July 1915 – 18 July 1988) was a Finnish ceramist and designer. He is one of the most successful and well-known ceramic artists in Finland.[1]

Kaipiainen graduated from the Central School of Arts and Crafts of Helsinki. After that he went to work for Finnish ceramics company Arabia. Kaipiainen worked as a designer for Arabia over fifty years.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kalha, Harri. "Kaipiainen, Birger". National Biography of Finland. Translated by Fletcher Roderick. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
  2. ^ Arabia, Finland. Birger Kaipiainen. Archived 2 October 2010 at the Wayback Machine 29 July 2013.

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