Astrid Sampe


Astrid Sampe (1909–2002) was a Swedish textile designer. As the head of the textile department at Nordiska Kompaniet (NK), Sampe was instrumental in introducing modern textile design to Swedish homes and public spaces. Astrid Sampe's most significant groundbreaking work was perhaps her achievement within industrial design technology. Her innovative development of fiberglass fabrics, primarily for use in public spaces, was timely in the early 1950s.