Renaissance in wood

Press Releases   •   Jan 21, 2019 13:00 GMT

One clear trend in interior architecture and design is the growing interest in wood. Swedish coniferous trees in particular appear to be back in favor. At this year’s Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, which will be held February 5-9, the fair’s exhibitions will feature a lot of pine and spruce.

Nordic Designer of the Year – Formex NOVA award – nominees appointed

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2019 14:00 GMT

Formex has established the Formex NOVA award – Nordic Designer of the Year, to promote high-quality Nordic design created by a still relatively unknown designer working in the Nordic interior design industry. A jury appoints the nominees for the award. The winner will be presented 20 August.

CEO Patric Sjöberg will leave Stockholmsmässan in May 2019

Press Releases   •   Jan 15, 2019 15:36 GMT

After eleven years as CEO of Stockholmsmässan, Patric Sjöberg will move on to a new top job within the tourism industry. Starting on June 1, he will become the CEO of Stromma Group, an international group with a wide selection of activities for both tourists and business travelers in several countries. The Board of Directors is now initiating a recruitment process to find a new CEO.

van Deurs wins Formex Formidable 2018 design award

Press Releases   •   Jan 15, 2019 11:00 GMT

The jury-assessed award, Formex Formidable 2018, goes to van Deurs for its pleated shawl. The designer is Susanne Beskow. The honorary ‘People’s Choice’ award, which is determined by the public, goes to Skeppshults gjuteri for its ”Spice” mill designed by Carl & Carl.

Star-studded program at the largest interior fair in the Nordics

Press Releases   •   Jan 11, 2019 14:00 GMT

Formex opens its doors on Tuesday to a truly star-studded program. Designer legend Zandra Rhodes has designed the exhibition in the Entrance Hall – a veritable explosion of color! World-famous trend forecasters Li Edelkoort and Edouard Keller will share their trendspotting. Formex will present its own trendspotting, Formex Trends, and much, much more.

This year’s Guest of Honour Neri&Hu highlights social issues in an installation

Press Releases   •   Jan 09, 2019 13:00 GMT

This year’s Guest of Honour – the award-winning Chinese design and architecture office Neri&Hu – is creating an installation at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair that highlights social issues unique to China. The traditional Chinese village, which is disappearing at an alarming rate, is depicted in the installation.

The creation of the design objects in the Nationalmuseum’s new restaurant in an exhibition at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair

Press Releases   •   Dec 13, 2018 13:00 GMT

An exhibition at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair will be entitled “NM & A New Collection”. It will exhibit the joint creation of the Nationalmuseum’s new restaurant. The exhibition shows the process surrounding the interior design of the restaurant and the production of eighty new interior objects as well as the work on the renovation of the museum.

Zandra Rhodes recreates her colorful home at Formex

Press Releases   •   Dec 07, 2018 14:30 GMT

Formex has always created an exciting exhibition in the Entrance Hall, and this time is no exception – the exhibition will offer “extra everything”! Legendary designer Zandra Rhodes, who is visiting Formex as a Guest Influencer, will create a truly unique exhibition that includes a replica of her own home.

Diversity and awareness in Greenhouse

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2018 13:30 GMT

Designers and design schools from all over the world are invited to apply to Greenhouse, Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair’s area for unestablished designers. The jury has now selected the exhibitors for 2019, which include Kajsa Melchior Eriksson, Begüm Cana Özgür and Nikolaj Thrane Carlsen. In total, 37 designers/design groups and 31 design schools from 21 countries will participate.

Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair establishes a new design award – Born Classic

Press Releases   •   Nov 29, 2018 13:46 GMT

Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair is establishing a new design award – Born Classic – in collaboration with the auction house Bukowskis, which will form the jury. The award will go to a piece of furniture or lighting that has qualities that could make it a design classic of the future. The objective is to bring attention to and encourage good, long lasting design.

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