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Twelve – new design area at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair

Press Release   •   Dec 17, 2013 11:15 GMT

At the next fair, which will be held February 4-8, 2014, Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair is starting a new section - Twelve - for established Nordic designers.Twelve designers will share one space where they will display their products and typical examples of their style and personal philosophy.

“Many people have expressed a desire for a platform at Stockholm Furniture & LightFair where established designers can meet the industry and set up new collaborations. That is why we are now starting Twelve. We also think that the new department will further enhance the experience of the fair by gathering established designers with a very high level of design under the same roof,” says Cecilia Nyberg, Event Manager of Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair.

Johanna Agerman Ross, Editor-in-Chief of Disegno Magazine, is the curator for 2014. According to her, it has been a tough process since all of the designers who applied were very skilled. The area displays a variety of design, with everything from product and furniture design to textiles. Twelve’s space is designed by TAF Arkitekter, which is also one of the twelve exhibitors.

Participants 2014:

TAF Arkitekter fromStockholm, designer Lukas Dahlén from the island of Gotland, Norwegian industrial designer Peter Opsvik, Lisa Hilland from Malmö,Finnish Mika Tolvanen, Stockholm designer and architect Jonas Wagell, Harri Koskinen from Finland,  Thomas Bernstrand from Stockholm, Stockholm-based design duo Färg & Blanche, Malmö designer Louise Hederströms, Swedish Folkform, and industrial designer Katja Pettersson fromStockholm.

Picture: Design: Bernstrand & Co., manufacturer: Zero, product: Shibuya

For more information, please visit http://www.stockholmfurniturefair.com/ or contact:

Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair is the world’s largest meeting place for Scandinavian furniture and lighting design. Domestic and international visitors will find the most comprehensive selection of Scandinavian furniture, office furnishings, design, textiles, lighting and other interior furnishings for both homes and public spaces. Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair coincides with Stockholm Design Week. www.stockholmfurniturefair.com, http://www.stockholmdesignweek.com/

Stockholmsmässan is one of the world's leading and most flexible organisers of meetings. We offer the perfect meeting place for everything from international summits to broad public fairs. Together with exhibitors and organisers we create well-organised meetings which offer the visitor inspiration, knowledge and business opportunities. As the leading organiser in the Baltic Sea Region, we organise some 60 industry-leading exhibitions as well as around 100 national and international congresses, conferences and events anually. Every year we welcome 10,000 exhibitors, 1.5 million visitors and more than 8,000 journalists from all over the world.

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