|A Josef Frank pattern-filled interior by Lukas Göthman, as seen in Plaza Déco, May 2011|
Plaza magazine's latest newsletter highlights a revival of the patterned wallpapers and textiles by Austrian-Swedish interior designer Josef Frank (1885-1967).
Artist Lukas Göthman has created an interior decor scheme dedicated to the designer's work - and has even gone to the lengths of having Frank's patterns tattooed onto his own arm.
|Marble 4420 as revived by Björn Kusoffsky and Monica Förster for Svenskt Tenn|
In addition, Swedish design brand Svenskt Tenn have revived Frank's Marble 4420 pattern - said to have been designed after his discovery of Jackson Pollock's art in 1940s New York. Creative director Björn Kusoffsky and Monica Förster have designed a new collection comprising a tray and table for the brand, and have also created an installation and video celebrating Frank's skill as a patternmaker: