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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...
Two new tables at Svenskt Tenn

Two new tables at Svenskt Tenn

Svenskt Tenn launches two new tables; 942 by Josef Frank and Oolong by Eva Schildt. Oolong has a handle that invites you to move it around. The table is available in light green or black powder coated iron with brass fittings. Schildt found her inspiration to the name Oolong both from the table’s shapes and from the tea...
Swedish designers Folkform celebrates Masonite at Svenskt Tenn

Swedish designers Folkform celebrates Masonite at Svenskt Tenn

The exhibition ’Masonite: Memoriam’ by Anna Holmquist and Chandra Ahlsell of the Swedish design duo Folkform displays a series of cabinets exclusively designed for Svenskt Tenn. The Masonite sheets that the cabinets were built from were recently discovered in an old warehouse. These were the very first product samples from 1929, with different colors and textures....
Flower pots by Erika Pekkari for Svenskt Tenn

Flower pots by Erika Pekkari for Svenskt Tenn

Designer Erika Pekkari has created a series of beautiful flower pots for Svenskt Tenn. They are now available in the store. They come in three sizes, either glazed in white or green tones or in terra cotta. Matching brass plates are sold separately. Svenskt Tenn’s founder Estrid Ericson used to make plant and flower still...
The enduring designs of Josef Frank on exhibition in the U.S.

The enduring designs of Josef Frank on exhibition in the U.S.

A selection of textile and furniture designs of Josef Frank is displayed in an exhibition at the San Francisco Airport Museum that goes on to October 2011. The exhibition will later tour the U.S. and will in December 2011 open at the Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle. In March 2012, it will move to the...
Inspiration from family treasures

Inspiration from family treasures

Inspired by family treasures, designer Lisa Hilland has used leather which makes for beautiful ageing to create her pouf and mirror, with the intent to be passed on from one generation to the next. Both the The Pompom Pouf and the leather collared Gloria Mirror are produced by Svenskt Tenn.
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.
Marble 4420 exhibition at Svenskt Tenn

Marble 4420 exhibition at Svenskt Tenn

Svenskt Tenn has invited designer Monica Förster and creative director Björn Kusoffsky to a creative collaboration. They have created an installation and a series of objects based on the pattern Marble 4420 by Josef Frank. It is radically different from his other designs of flora and is said to have been created after a meeting...
Svenskt Tenn opens Summer exhibition: Josef Frank 125 years

Svenskt Tenn opens Summer exhibition: Josef Frank 125 years

This summer marks the 125th birthday of designer Josef Frank. Recently he was honored with a public place at Gärdet in Stockholm. Now Svenskt Tenn opens its Josef Frank exhibition just in time for anniversary. Svenskt Tenn’s decorators have produced modern reflections of three expressive Josef Frank interiors taken from the exhibitions at Liljevalchs in 1934, and in New...
Going Gray at Svenskt Tenn

Going Gray at Svenskt Tenn

Today Svenskt Tenn opens its new exhibition, where illustrator Mats Gustafson and designer Ted Muehling have staged a home environment inspired by Estrid Ericson and Josef Frank. This is the first occasion where the designer couple has worked together. They have named the exhibition ”Going Gray”, where the moderate gray colour scale reflects the need for...