Press Releases

New green products from the forest’s raw materials

Nov 26, 2015 12:14 GMT Stockholmsmässan Raw materials and waste products from the forest are predicted to become very important to tomorrow’s climate-smart manufacturing. Green carbon fibre, bioplastics, synthetic petrol and “tech-talking” packaging are some of the futuristic products to be showcased at International Wood Biorefining Week from 24 to 26 May next year at Stockholmsmässan.

Correction: Tribute to textile designer Gunila Axén and a Japanese dying technique at Formex

Nov 26, 2015 09:09 GMT Stockholmsmässan January 20-23, 2016, marks the kick-off for the spring season in the interior design and gifts industry at the trade fair Formex. Visitors will be able to try their hand at shibori - a Japanese coloring technique - and browse through an exhibition dedicated to textile designer, Gunila Axén.

Sustainability a must for the design stars of tomorrow

Nov 23, 2015 12:00 GMT Stockholmsmässan The Jury has now selected the exhibitors who will be showing off their wares in Greenhouse, Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair’s hall for young and up-and-coming designers, in 2016. Haha Sthlm, Maiju Uski and Darling Design are a few of the lucky designers and design studios to be chosen. They all have one thing in common - sustainability in the design process.

Geometric games, tactile surfaces and constant motion at Formex

Nov 12, 2015 13:00 GMT Stockholmsmässan Nordic Kicks is the spring theme at Formex, the Nordic region’s largest trade fair for interior design and gifts. The theme will be presented in an inspirational exhibition that has been designed by the design group, Oddbirds. The exhibition contains three spatial environments that have been inspired in part by geometric games, churches and display windows.

Stockholm Design Talks theme for 2016 is “Scandinavia Now”

Nov 09, 2015 12:00 GMT Stockholmsmässan For the third consecutive year, Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair is arranging Stockholm Design Talks, the fairs own forum for knowledge and discussions within the area of design. The theme for 2016 is Scandinavia Now, and shines a light on topics and projects that are happening now.

A Desire to Experiment at Young Designers

Nov 02, 2015 13:00 GMT Stockholmsmässan This coming spring’s edition of Young Designers, Formex’s platform for new talent, is set to consist of 21 selected participants from a variety of categories. Below are some of the experimental and ground-breaking products that will be on show, including handicrafts made from iron netting, designs with emotional functionality and shaped, sustainable soap.

Humanistic modernism in Nordic Kicks

Oct 15, 2015 14:54 GMT Stockholmsmässan This spring’s theme at the Formex interior design and gifts exhibition, Nordic Kicks, approaches our design heritage from several new angles. We design our interiors with a personal touch and a lot of color as well as with warmth and artistic sensitivity. The trend theme can be summarized by the phrase, "something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, something given".

The Design Bar 2016 - All the fun of the fair

Oct 12, 2015 13:04 GMT Stockholmsmässan At Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, which will be held February 9-13, 2016, the Design Bar and the Design Talks will be designed by architect Andreas Martin-Löf. Under the concept “All the fun of the fair”, he would like to create an evocative atmosphere, miles away from hard wooden chairs and simplicity. The Design Bar will be created in cooperation with award-winning chef Fredrik Eriksson.

Alexander Sjögren practices in front of an audience at GastroNord to prepare for Bocuse d’Or Europe – European Chef Championship

Oct 06, 2015 11:09 GMT Stockholmsmässan Stockholmsmässan has become a Gold sponsor for the Swedish participation in Bocuse d’Or, the world's most well-known chef competition. At the GastroNord trade fair, which will be held April 26-29, 2016, Sweden's representative for the 2016 competition, Alexander Sjögren, will practice for the first time ever in front of an audience.

Stockholmsmässan welcomes 17,000 diabetes researchers

Sep 16, 2015 07:27 GMT Stockholmsmässan This week thousands of diabetes researchers are gathering in Stockholm to discuss the most recent achievements in the field. For Stockholmsmässan, it is a feather in its cap to once again host one of the world's largest medical congresses.