Posts tagged "stockholm design week"
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...
Stockholm Design Week 2014: Contrasts of life explored by design students

Stockholm Design Week 2014: Contrasts of life explored by design students

In this year’s exhibition at Stockholm Furniture Fair, the graduate Product Design students of Beckmans College of Design have explored contrasts. How can an object or a piece of furniture exert an act of resistance? Can long-term happiness be found in materialism? Where does rationality and fantasy meet? Where do you draw the line between private...
Work In Progress - ideas, prototypes and processes

Work In Progress – ideas, prototypes and processes

Work in Progress is an exhibition focused on ideas and creative processes behind and not only the final product. It’s an opportunity to see the sketches, models and prototypes of both new talents and some of Scandinavia’s most renowned designers. The exhibit tells the stories behind 15 designers’ work – some designs are brand new...
Exhibition with bonus material and spin-offs

Exhibition with bonus material and spin-offs

If you are in Stockholm during the Stockholm Design Week you should try to visit the one day studio exhibition called DOWN. It’s open only on February 8, between 12 and 5pm. You will find extra material, filmed documentation, prototypes, outtakes, bonus material and spin-offs by Simon Klenell, Fredrik Färg, Emma Marga Blanche, Vivianne Hedberg...
The new Asplund collection

The new Asplund collection

The new ASPLUND Collection has been inspired by the juxtaposition of contrasting materials, and the manner in which they evoke different moods and feelings. It will be showcased at the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2011. TATI This series consists of a nest of tables — coffee table, side table and vanity table — all of which...
Greta of Sweden

Greta of Sweden

Greta is a pendent lamp with an adjustable lampshade designed by John Astbury, Bengt Brummer and Karin Wallenbeck at WHATSWHAT. By pulling the drawstring the user can change the character of the piece and redirect the light. Greta is released by Svenskt Tenn at the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2011.
International design in the Swedish nature

International design in the Swedish nature

20 designers at Biologiska is an exhibition about evolution and diversity in contemporary design. Housed in the historical setting of Stockholm’s Biological Museum from 1893, an exhibition with new work from 20 international designers, like you never seen it before. Open 9-12th February. Curated by Fredrik Färg, Emma Marga Blanche and Hanna Nova Beatrice.
Objects by Claesson Koivisto Rune

Objects by Claesson Koivisto Rune

Claesson Koivisto Rune was founded in Stockholm in 1995 as an architectural office but soon added furniture and product design to the practice. Books and exhibitions about both the buildings and the furniture design have been made previously. But for the first time, the smaller objects; things that can be put on a table, have...
iLike the Stockholm Design Week

iLike the Stockholm Design Week

Studio Bernstrand & Co asked 100 architects, designers, politicians, journalists, etc to take a cell phone picture of their favorite product/phenomenon during the Stockholm Design Week. The pictures will then be sent to studio Bernstrand & Co by MMS, where they will be printed and shown in the exhibition iLike. The address is Bondegatan 11...
Stockholm Design Week snapshots

Stockholm Design Week snapshots

Here follows a couple of snapshots I took at the recent Stockholm Furniture Fair / Stockholm Design Week. Picture from Ineke Hans installation as guest of honour. New pendent wall lamp by Ilse Crawford for Wästberg. My former company David Design presented new mirrors by Wis design. Table by Monica Förster and sofa by Claesson...