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Shichi-Go-San「七五三」Festival: November Cuteness in Japan

Shichi-Go-San「七五三」Festival: November Cuteness in Japan

Now that the summer is reaching to an end, it is maybe time to find travel inspiration for November. November is my favorite month, when spent in Japan. The air is crisp, but not cold yet. The typhoons are a forgotten nightmare. The sun shines over the leaves changing color. The weather is so beautiful, that...
Moleskine Detour exhibition

Moleskine Detour exhibition

Moleskine will be presenting the Detour project during this year’s London Design Festival. A selection of notebooks by some of the most well known contemporary designers working today will be displayed in different Moleskine stores across London: Covent Garden, Harrods, Old Street and Canary Wharf. Artists and designers include: BCXSY, Yves Béhar, Tord Boontje, Fernando...
Svenskt Tenn anniversary magazine

Svenskt Tenn anniversary magazine

On October 25, 1924, Estrid Ericsson opened the interior design company Svenskt Tenn in Stockholm, Sweden. Ten years after the opening Estrid recruited Josef Frank to the company. Together they created the elegant and boldly patterned personal interior design style that continues to pervade the collection to this day. For the upcoming 90th anniversary, Svenskt...
Fall frames from Warby Parker

Fall frames from Warby Parker

Personality is what makes a good pair of glasses great. NYC-based optical brand Warby Parker is introducing nine new shapes in their fall collection. It contains a signature looks for both  the bold and the polished professionals;  everything from styles in crystal, acetate frames with titanium temples to angular silhouettes. At the same time Warby Parker has added...
Rapid handmade production

Rapid handmade production

3 to 5 Seconds is a project by Swedish industrial designer Jenny Nordberg. Like many other of her projects part of a larger and ongoing work about how we produce and consume today, how we’ve done historically and how we could do it in the future. In the project 3 to 5 Seconds she examines...
Wear it Loud

Wear it Loud

Wear it Loud is a jewelry exhibition which showcase art jewelry as a fashion statement. The idea is to providing fashion lovers with an alternative to the jewelry regularly featured in fashion publications. One of the artists is Swedish Johanna Törnqvist who will show a piece of jewelry called Vingklippt (Pinioned) made out of reused...
What is Cooking? ...MAD and loco'l!

What is Cooking? …MAD and loco’l!

For four years straight the Noma team, headed by Rene Redzepi, has hosted the MAD Symposium.  This year the theme was “What is Cooking. The event was co-curated by Alex Atala, a chef from Brazil who runs D.O.M currently known as the 4th best restaurant in the world and David Chang from Momofuku. I recently...
New York på Dalsländska by John-Michael Ekeblad

New York på Dalsländska by John-Michael Ekeblad

New York based Swedish designer and and communication and brand strategist John-Michael Ekeblad has been invited to host a solo show this past summer at Dalslands Konstmuseum called New York på Dalsländska. Here follows John-Michaels own story about the background to the show. I live and work in NYC, and have my roots in Dalsland,...
Collection of tiles "Tratti" by Inga Sempe for Mutina

Collection of tiles “Tratti” by Inga Sempe for Mutina

The new collection of tiles “Tratti” by French designer Inga Sempe will be launched by the italian company Mutina during the Cersaie fair in Sassuolo from the 22th to the 26th of September.
Time to apply for Design S - the Swedish Design Award

Time to apply for Design S – the Swedish Design Award

Design S is the Swedish nation design award. The award is presented by Svensk Form and singles out creative and innovative solutions in a range of different design fields. Design S has been presented every second year since 2006. Before that the award was called Utmärkt Svensk Form (Excellent Swedish Design Award). Everyone wants design...
Hövding - the airbag for cyclists

Hövding – the airbag for cyclists

The talented people behind Hövding – the airbag for cyclists – have just made a nice short film about why cycle helmets are far from as safe as we think they are. The film highlights the gap between traditional cycle helmets and the new, radically different alternative, that is Hövding.