Posts tagged "stockholm"
Stockholm Design Week goes "Underverk"

Stockholm Design Week goes “Underverk”

During the soon upcoming Stockholm Design Week, a new and alternative fair will see the light of day – the Guerilla Design and Art Week.  The collaborative online art and design platform, UNDERVERK is hosting the event that takes place in the same period as the regular design festival, from 4 to 10 February. The...
Loch Ness, non-site by Gerard Byrne

Loch Ness, non-site by Gerard Byrne

Loch Ness, non-site is an investigation by Gerard Byrne into the role of photography today and its undermined credibility as a form of evidence in the digital era. Gerard Byrne is best known for using film, photography and installation to explore indicative moments in our recent history. In his films the casts re-enact conversations originally...
The Sandbox collection

The Sandbox collection

The Sandbox collection by Martin Bergström revolves around the theme of dreams, visions and fantasies that have gotten stuck in the sand of sandboxes worldwide, in which children have played in and still play in today. These fantasies have no boundries during childhood, but as we grow up, the habit of dreaming big decreases and...
DesignBoost Telefonplan speakers list

DesignBoost Telefonplan speakers list

DesignBoost – Telefonplan is a joint venture between knowledge company Designboost, City of Stockholm, Vasakronan and Konstfack – University College of Arts, Crafts and Design. It takes place 9-11 February at Telefonplan in the southernmost part of Stockholm, Sweden. Telefonplan is in a transformation from a former industrial area into a hub for the creative...
Coquelicot candle holders by Matti Klenell

Coquelicot candle holders by Matti Klenell

“Coquelicot” -A new family of candle holders designed by Matti Klenell is now on display at the Gallery Pascale, Humlegårdsgatan 5, Stockholm. The installation will be up until February the 5th. When working with light I am interested in the relation between the immaterial light and the materiality or texture of the object being the...
A dream home in the Stockholm archipelago

A dream home in the Stockholm archipelago

Villa Överby by John Robert Nilsson is a cottage with very high requirements in terms of design and precision of execution. Simple shapes, clean lines are consistently pursued. It is a technology-intensive house, like a piece of civilized life and order placed on a rock in natural areas in the Stockholm archipelago. Clean rooms with...
Interactive releation show by IKEA

Interactive releation show by IKEA

The Swedish Crown Princess Victoria will get married on June 19th and a lot of activities are going on in Stockholm these weeks. IKEA has made a nice and fun “interactive releation activity” at Skeppsbrokajen in front of the royal castle. Everything is presented with a theme called TILLSAMMANS (together). You will find a copy...
Fotografiska museet

Fotografiska museet

As capital of an art-savvy country, keen on recycling and charmed by the honest beauty of nature, there’s little surprise on Stockholm’s first photography museum to soon open its doors in a coastal location, with a privileged city view. The pictures already hang on the red-bricked walls of the old customs house. A stake of...
Hotel Skeppsholmen in Stockholm

Hotel Skeppsholmen in Stockholm

During the Stockholm Design Week David Report stayed at the newly opened Hotel Skeppsholmen. Situated only a stone’s throw away from the city centre – on the green and lush islet skeppsholmen, animated by art, culture and busy maritime activity. combined with the surrounding water and the view over scandinavia’s capital this is a truly unique place....
Jonas Wagell at Stockholm Furniture Fair

Jonas Wagell at Stockholm Furniture Fair

Swedish designer and architect Jonas Wagell got the commission this year to make the design for the Design Bar and the VIP lounge at the Stockholm Furniture Fair. The Design Bar was made of 150 sheets of chipboard, 200 liters of paint, 350 sqm of carpet plus 300 balloons. The conceptual theme for the Design...