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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...
Frans plaid with fringes on four sides

Frans plaid with fringes on four sides

David design, the Swedish Furniture brand once founded by our editor-in-chief David Carlson, has launched a plaid collection designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune. The fringe or tassel (‘frans’ in Swedish) is a detail found on both modern clothing as well as traditional folk dress. Our wool plaid design plays around within the constraints of blanket weaving...
Stockholm Design Week 2014: Five is gently odd

Stockholm Design Week 2014: Five is gently odd

Swedish design and architect trio Claesson Koivisto Rune will launch a new solid wood furniture series for new Japanese brand Matsuso T at the Stockholm Design Week. We developed a shape that combines a circle with a pentagon. The chair, the table, the clothes rail and the other members of the FIVE family all share...
Skyline home theater system

Skyline home theater system

The Skyline is a home theatre system by Swedish designers Claesson Koivisto Rune inspired by both architecture and the phenomenon of the modern metropolis. The work started a year ago when Claesson Koivisto Rune were approached by the Korean manufacturer LG Electronics to develop concepts for a home theatre system. In our design, the different elements of the HTS...
A house with a bend

A house with a bend

Swedish design and architectural firm Claesson Koivisto Rune has recently designed a bent house for one of their Swedish clients. The gross building allowance had to be fully exploited in order to create a large enough home for the growing family. The stipulated distance to the property line of course limited the positioning from the...
Baker Cookstove - an energy efficient cookstove for the developing world

Baker Cookstove – an energy efficient cookstove for the developing world

The majority of women in the developing world prepare food on a technology called a three-stone fire. It is basically three rocks that support a pot with an open fire in the middle. This cooking method is very inefficient and leads to many environmental and health problems. Another bad side effect is that children are...
Brass objects from Skultuna

Brass objects from Skultuna

Swedish company Skultuna is producing brass and sterling silver objects of the highest quality for both everyday use and for special occasions. They have been doing ot for a long time, Skultuna is one of the oldest companies in the world, founded in the year 1607 as a brass foundry by King Karl IX. At...
A story about Ceremony by Claesson Koivisto Rune

A story about Ceremony by Claesson Koivisto Rune

As a highlight of the exhibition Claesson Koivisto Rune + Mjölk we set out to design something unique for Mjölk. Having learnt about the philosophy of Mjölk and being encouraged by owners John Baker and Juli Daoust to choose handicraft techniques available in and around Toronto, we decided to design a milk and sugar set...
Widlund vacation house on Öland

Widlund vacation house on Öland

The Widlund vacation house by Swedish architects Claesson Koivisto Rune is like a funnel of light, space and sea views. The location is the west coast of the Baltic island of Öland. The white concrete box is “corsetted” in the middle, creating slightly sheared wall and roof angles. This gives the house both its direction...
DFTS Factory launches the bracelet Torus

DFTS Factory launches the bracelet Torus

Torus is a new bracelet for women designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune and produced by DFTS Factory. Claesson Koivisto Rune holds a deep respect for the traditional handicraft so etched in Swedish culture but blends this with a fervent appetite for the most cutting edge techniques in the industry and it’s this element which has been...