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Beckmans College of Design participating in Milan Design Week 2019

Pressmeddelande   •   Apr 05, 2019 13:00 CEST

Beckmans College of Design at Milan Design Week 2019. Photo: Hinke Tovle

16 students and alumni take part in the “HEMMA gone wild” exhibition at the 2019 Milan Design Week.

Stockholm has long been an incubator of design and also an influencer in creative thinking and innovation. Now 16 graduates and alumni from Beckmans College of Design Stockholm, one of Sweden's leading design colleges, make their appearance on the international design scene in the exhibition "HEMMA gone wild". The exhibition, arranged by the Swedish Design Moves project and curated by Joyn Studio, showcases the most interesting of Swedish interior design with a focus on sustainability, nature and innovation. The exhibition invites visitors to experience an abstract and playful vision of home through an unfolding scenography, drawn by curiosity and a mood of mystery.

´HEMMA gone wild` — Swedish Design Moves

The exhibition is a follow-up to the 2018 project “HEMMA – Stories of Home”, which featured 11 Beckmans' graduates and alumni together with well-known Swedish companies and designers aiming to improve the lifestyles of the individual and of the community through a functional and aesthetic approach to space and furnishings.

Meet Beckmans College of Design in Milan

This is a great opportunity to meet Beckmans' graduates and alumni, including Jonatan Nilsson who was awarded Young Designer of the Year 2019 by Elle Decoration, Jenni Adén and Jessica Westerberg who have both been awarded by Svenskt Tenn, and Asta Westermark Florestedt and Matilda Ellow who was awarded “Newcomers of the Year" by Form Magazine at the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair this year. 

Alumni: Jennie Adén, Jonatan Nilsson, Graduates: Anne Skough Obel, Asta Westermark Florestedt, Ellinor Sixtensdotter, Elsa Ekdahl, Josefin Zachrisson, Julia Jondell, Kaori Agematsu, Matilda Elow, Mira Bergh Edenborg, Molly Malmer, Olivia Tognelli Brontén, Sizar Alexis, 2nd year student: Jessica Westerberg, Alumna Fashion: Felicia Halén Fredell

Other notable contributors to the show include Asplund, Baux, Bolon, Gemla, Gärsnäs, Källemo, Massproductions and Tre Sekel.

Opening night and Design talk

Tuesday 9 April 19.00-22.00 – Opening night of the exhibition HEMMA gone wild
Thursday 11 April 10.00-11.00 – Design talk, moderated by Lia Forslund, Design Strategist.  
We hope to see you there!

Find us in Brera

The exhibition can be found at Via Solferino 15, Brera.
Opening hours: April 9-14 between 09.30-19.00 

Contact and more information:

To book an appointment to meet the designers, contact Annika Berner, Director of External Relations/Senior Lecturer 

The exhibition has been made under the guidance of Visit Sweden that leads the initiative set up by the Swedish government in 2017. The programme is led by Visit Sweden in collaboration with Architects Sweden, the Swedish Fashion Council, the Swedish Federation of Wood and Furniture and The Swedish Society of Crafts and Design.

About Beckmans College of Design

Beckmans College of Design Stockholm offers three BA courses (180 points): Visual Communication, Fashion and Design. Design is all around us and creates essential conditions for both cultural and economic developments. Teaching in the design field has a very important place in today’s society in which visual and material culture are consumed and need to be challenged and questioned. Design can also be the solution to problems in our common society. 

www.beckmans.se

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