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Nordic Essence with attention to detail

Apr 16, 2015 11:36 GMT Stockholmsmässan Nordic Essence is this fall's trend theme for the Formex interior design and gift fair that will be held August 19-22, 2015. It refers to a single cohesive idea that encompasses everything from building facades to everyday items and interior design details. Inspiration for the theme comes from our nature and surroundings in the Nordic region.

Success for this year’s Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair

Feb 11, 2015 16:05 GMT Stockholmsmässan The superlatives have been plentiful about this year’s Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, which ended this past weekend. Many have said that it was the best one yet. In total, almost 40,000 visitors made their way to Stockholmsmässan, and the interest of the Fair is growing in all areas.

Feb 04, 2015 10:00 GMT Stockholmsmässan New report from Trä- och Möbelföretagen: 10 facts about Sweden as a furniture manufacturing country ”The furniture industry - a Swedish export success”

A week packed with design

Jan 26, 2015 13:55 GMT Stockholmsmässan Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, the world's largest meeting place for Scandinavian furniture and lighting design, kicks off on February 3-7. Visitors from all over the world will come to Stockholmsmässan to see the latest trends in furniture and lighting. Stockholm Design Week is held in parallel with around 60 design events arranged throughout the city.

Spring Sensations at Formex

Jan 21, 2015 15:04 GMT Stockholmsmässan Stockholmsmässan’s exhibition halls were positively effervescent with spring sensations when Formex, the Nordic region’s largest meeting place for interior design, got underway last week on 14-17 January. Over a four-day period, the interiors and gift industry gathered to make spring purchases, meet and take a look at the latest trends.

The Accent thermos by Sagaform is the winner of the design award Formex Formidable 2014

Jan 14, 2015 08:46 GMT Stockholmsmässan Formex Formidable is an annual design award to encourage and reward interesting, qualitative and contemporary design. The winner of the juried Formex Formidable 2014 is the Accent thermos from Sagaform, designed by Gustav Hallén. The honorary award, People's Choice, goes to Åkerlapp a collection of linen in cooperation between Växbo Lin and Note Design Studio.

Question time with design icon Ilse Crawford

Jan 12, 2015 13:17 GMT Stockholmsmässan Design is most powerful when it answers our questions about everything new happening in the world. And to get answers we need to ask questions. With the exhibition at the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, February 3-7, this year´s Guest of Honour Ilse Crawford wants to engage visitors with a series of questions.

Highlights at This Spring’s Formex

Jan 08, 2015 13:25 GMT Stockholmsmässan ​Wednesday 14 January sees the start of Formex, the Nordic region’s largest trade fair for interior design and gifts. The entire industry converges on Stockholmsmässan to make spring purchases and take a look at the latest trends at the fair, which lasts for four days and features 829 exhibitors.

Experimental methods in focus in design zone ‘Twelve’

Dec 17, 2014 13:08 GMT Stockholmsmässan ​The second-ever ‘Twelve’, Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair’s exhibition zone for twelve established Nordic designers, will be held on 3-7 February 2015. The theme of the exhibition this time is ‘Methods’ and the participating designers represent different design methods, from performance to digital presentation and crowdfunding.

Trend Talks and Stockholm’s Best Semla at Formex

Dec 17, 2014 08:50 GMT Stockholmsmässan ​Visitors to Formex on 14-17 January 2015 can enjoy the smorgasbord of knowledge and inspiration on offer. Treats include several food-for-thought talks about everything from cookery and meal trends to economics. The choosing of Stockholm’s best semla and celebration of Tulip Day’s 25th anniversary are among other fair highlights.