We live here at Stockholm Design Week


Joint project of Design Forum Finland and Iceland Design Center at Stockholm Design Week. Two Nordic design promotion organizations, Design Forum Finland and Iceland Design Centre, will stage a joint presentation during Stockholm Design Week 2–8 February 2015. The aim of the project WE LIVE HERE is to find new ways …

Experimental methods in focus in design zone ‘Twelve’


Experimental methods in focus in design zone ‘Twelve’ The second-ever ‘Twelve’, Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair’s exhibition zone for twelve established Nordic designers, will be held on 3-7 February 2015. The theme of the exhibition this time is ‘Methods’ and the participating designers represent different design methods, from performance to …

w151 design CKR – Wästberg


Wästberg is proud to present Claesson Koivisto Rune w151, an Extra Large Pendant, developed in collaboration with Swedish design and architect studio Claesson Koivisto Rune. The lamp is featured in three different conical shapes, the tall and narrow, the archetypical, together with the low and wide. All three are super-sized. …

Red Dot Award: Axor Showerpipe by Front

Axor / Alexander Schneider

Manufacturer Hansgrohe SE, Germany Design Front Design AB (Sofia Lagerkvist, Anna Lindgren Charlotte von der Lancken), Sweden www.frontdesign.se Flowing technology There was a time when water for daily use was taken from a river. As time went by, technology replaced the direct contact with water. The design of the Axor …

Summit Podcast #51 – Formafantasma & designmärkta städer


Flindt – Louis Poulsen


Louis Poulsen is launching a new bollard designed by Christian Flindt which demonstrates his great talent for seeing the potential in simple forms. Yet Flindt also reminds us that the simple is not always so simple: the bollard’s minimalistic exterior hides its thought-out technical design, which optimises energy consumption, light …

Principal furniture work turns 100


It has been called the first modern Danish design classic – and now it reaches 100 years. We are, of course, talking about the Faaborg Chair, designed by furniture architect Kaare Klint in 1914 for the art museum in Faaborg at Funen. At its appearance, the chair aroused attention due …

Hans J. Wegner large-scale themed auction


Centenary of the king of chairs In December, we will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of Hans J. Wegner’s birth with a large-scale themed auction, and we are already on the lookout for rare Wegner pieces to sell. A number of the consignments are on display at an exhibition at …

Vinnare av Residence Stora Formpris 2014


Residence Stora formpris är en hyllning till årets främsta kreatörer, arkitekter och designer, de som får oss att stanna till i vardagen, de som förgyller ett ögonblick med en vacker form, fångar vår blick, får oss att sänka garden och tänka till. Och, ibland, faktiskt gör hela livet bättre. Årets …

Design bar with a scent of Norrland


At the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, February 3–7, 2015, the Design Bar will be integrated into a new knowledge area that will also include a stage and an exhibition. The task of creating an overall concept for the area went to designer Mattias Stenberg, who offers visitors the pallette …

Summit Podcast #50 – Manuelle Gautrand, Design S & Arkitekturgalan


Design S – Nominees & Winners 2014


The categories are Architecture
, Digital Products & Services, Graphic Design, Crafts & Applied Arts, Industrial Design, Furniture & Interior Design
, Fashion & Textiles, Service Design. ARCHITECTURE WINNER! InsectCity – BuzzBuilding Belatchew Arkitekter Strömkajen båtterminaler Stockholms Hamnar Architecture: Marge Arkitekter HONORARY AWARD: GIULIO CAPPELLINI Treehotel Treehotel Architects: Mårten Cyrén (The Cabin), Bertil …

Inside Scandinavian Design


Inside Scandinavian Design – an exhibition about the work and values within the Scandinavian furniture industry What are the values of the modern Scandinavian furniture industry? What roles do innovation, craftsmanship and the close relationship between construction and production play in the creation of a piece of furniture? And how …

Aino & Alvar Aalto’s individual furniture


Review of Aino and Alvar Aalto’s individual furniture design in 1930’s The exhibition year at the Alvar Aalto Museum comes to an end by focusing on the museum’s own collection. out with the 3-piece suite! presents selected designs that were already modern 75 years ago and are still timeless today. …

Four designers create the Trend Exhibition 2015/16


Four designers create the Trend Exhibition 2015/16 Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2015, has invited four interior designers to the Trend Exhibition 2015/16 to design spaces that could be found both in the home and in public places: a hotel lobby, lunch room, home office and bedroom. The traditional boundary …

Kaj Franck Design Prize 2014: Harri Koskinen


The Kaj Franck Design Prize of 2014 awarded by Design Forum Finland has been given to designer Harri Koskinen. The prize is one of the most eminent design prizes in Finland and was now awarded for the 23rd time. Harri Koskinen is one of the most successful and renowned Finnish …

New products, new perspectives – Bolon


During 2014 Bolon is extending their standard collections with a range of new designs. Fourteen new products with their own individual style are presented.

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