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The London Collection designed by Lara Bohinc for Skultuna

The London Collection designed by Lara Bohinc for Skultuna

The London Collection by Skultuna is designed by the internationally renowned jewellery designer Lara Bohinc. The first products in the collection are four candleholders and a bookend. It’s amazing to make a collection in brass. I am fascinated by Sweden and Scandinavia. To be working with a renowned company such as Skultuna that stands for tradition,...
Vodka glass by Thomas Feichtner for ABSOLUT ELYX

Vodka glass by Thomas Feichtner for ABSOLUT ELYX

Designer Thomas Feichtner was commissioned by ABSOLUT VODKA with the design of a new glass. This glass was supposed to be designed specifically for the Swedish distillery’s finest vodka, ABSOLUT ELYX, and reflect the handwork of the most experienced distillers. This vodka, hand-distilled and rectified in the original copper kettle from 1921, was to be complemented...
Ruutu vases by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Ruutu vases by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Ruutu, which means diamond or square in Finnish, is a new collection by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Finnish glass producer Iittala. Ruutu consists of 10 vases in five sizes and seven colours. When collected and combined, they make small seamless installations where both, the strength and the delicate nature of the glass, come alive....
Experience in Motion collection by Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe

Experience in Motion collection by Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe

Design duo Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe will, in collaboration with Volvo, present their brand-new Experience in Motion collection during Dutch Design Week. Technological advances and social developments are set to radically change driving in the foreseeable future. The designers have investigated the characteristics of the Volvo brand and created a mobile experience befitting...
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...
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.
Wallpapers by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Engblad & Co

Wallpapers by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Engblad & Co

Our editor-in-chief David Carlson has for some time been working as acting group design director for WallVision. WallVision runs a number of Swedish and international premium wallpaper brands. One of David’s tasks has been to raise the wallpaper category to be more top-of-mind when it comes to design and architecture. In conjunction with the Milan Design...