design
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,...
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.
Marbelous Wood by Snedker Studio

Marbelous Wood by Snedker Studio

It is a culmination of years of experimentation and development that has led Pernille Snedker Hansen to produce her current works. Inspired by Suminagashi, an ancient Japanese craft, she has re-purposed the traditional craft of marbling. Working directly to explore the fluid nature of these techniques she manages to enhance materials and create unique forms. The...
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...
Graphic print and villa concept by TAF

Graphic print and villa concept by TAF

Paper Collective brings together graphic designers, agencies, artists and illustrators to create inspirational and iconic graphic prints while promoting great causes and charities. For every poster they sell, the donatation is at least 15%. In the collaboration between design and architectural office TAF and Paper Collective the donation will benefit the organisation ASF International (Architecture Sans...
Ceramic centerpieces by Benjamin Hubert

Ceramic centerpieces by Benjamin Hubert

Seams is a collection of five large ceramic centerpieces by British designer Benjamin Hubert for the iconic Italian ceramic manufacture Bitossi Ceramiche.  The collection stems from the studio’s research into creating mass-produced products with one off details by manipulating a traditional ceramic manufacturing process.
Henzel Studio Collaborations Volume #1

Henzel Studio Collaborations Volume #1

Next week during the Milan Design Week Henzel Studio will preview an edited display of Henzel Studio Collaborations Volume #1, an exclusive collection of art rugs realized in close collaboration with twelve artists, including some of the most prominent and influential names in the contemporary art world. For fifteen years, Henzel Studio has created luxury handmade...
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...