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Artwork by Kristjana S. Williams for the Connaught hotel

Artwork by Kristjana S. Williams for the Connaught hotel

We like the unique artwork created by the brand consultancy The Partners and contemporary artist Kristjana S. Williams to celebrate the heritage and the spirit of London’s for the Connaught hotel. The Connaught, situated at the heart of London’s Mayfair, approached The Partners to create an identity that captured the spirit of the hotel, and,...
Wallpapers based on old roses from the garden of David Carlson

Wallpapers based on old roses from the garden of David Carlson

The Swedish brand Mr Perswall is releasing a collection of wallpapers based on old roses from the garden of David Carlson, the editor-in-chief of David Report. David Carlson is a deeply dedicated gardener – more specifically, of old roses with unmatched aromas. With this collection, that literally grew from his rosegarden in Falsterbo, he gives us the...
Formafantasma celebrates Established & Sons first ten years

Formafantasma celebrates Established & Sons first ten years

On the occasion of the London Design Festival Studio Formafantasma designed the exhibition ”From then on” to celebrate the first ten years of British furniture producer Established and Sons. The exhibition consists of a deconstructed clock conceived in dialogue with the architecture of the company’s showroom. Time as a Celebration of Instances – Saxophones/ Quarter...
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...
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...
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...
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,...