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The man who made Scandinavia smile: Bjorn Wiinblad’s eclectic artistry

By Josefin Forsberg

From left to right : ‘Eva’ flowerpot, €60, ‘Eva’ bowl on stand, €90, ‘Eva’ vase, €77. All Bjørn Wiinblad. Photo: Oscar Meyer

Bjørn Wiinblad’s eclectic artistry is best immortalised by the charming figurines he painted. Here, Vogue Scandinavia comes face-to-face with the artist’s enduring, grinning creations, which, to this day, find homes on mantles and tables, shelves and windowsills across the globe