Press Releases

Svenskt Tenn launches the mirror Fauna by John Astbury

Aug 22, 2014 08:30 GMT Svenskt Tenn Ever since graduating from the Konstfack University College of Arts and Design in 2011, John Astbury has been part of the international design scene. Now he presents the three-dimensional – or perhaps four-dimensional – mirror Fauna, designed exclusively for Svenskt Tenn.

Svenskt Tenn celebrates the furniture designs of Josef Frank in new exhibition

Aug 22, 2014 08:29 GMT Svenskt Tenn The colorful prints on textiles, wallpaper and carpets are for many people what first comes to mind when they hear the name Josef Frank, but above all he was a prominent furniture designer. This part of his life’s achievements is highlighted in the tribute exhibit now on display at Svenskt Tenn.

The fall season starts at Formex

Aug 20, 2014 09:24 GMT Stockholmsmässan Formex, Scandinavia's largest meeting place for interior design, ended this weekend. Over four days, the interior design and gift industry gathered at Stockholmsmässan to place orders for the fall season and view the latest trends.

Line Depping is the winner of Formex's 2014 Nova Design Award – Nordic Designer of the Year

Aug 13, 2014 19:30 GMT Stockholmsmässan Motivation: Line Depping is the winner of the Nova Award 2014 for her self-explanatory and esthetically assured design. Her design is minimalistic and clearly rooted in a classic Scandinavian tradition; and while the same can be said of many other contemporary Nordic designers, very few of them achieve the same mastery as Line.

Design and Sustainability at Formex

Aug 07, 2014 13:05 GMT Stockholmsmässan At the Formex interior design and gifts fair on 13-16 August, Lotta Ahlvar will be presenting a daily inspirational talk on the theme “Sustainability Trends”. She will be on stage talking to different guests, including fashion designer Lars Wallin, artist Lina Sofia Lundin, and designers Katarina Evans and Katarina Brieditis.

Creative power at Formex – stories and memories from different cultures become patterns

Aug 05, 2014 14:06 GMT Stockholmsmässan Livstycket is a contemporary knowledge and design center in Tensta, where women from around the world are active. Livstycket’s textile prints will be on display at the Formex interior design and gift fair, August 13–16, and the patterns for print and embroidery will be demonstrated in workshops. Formex will also feature an exhibition of favorites among this spring's design school graduates.

Swire Properties Unveils Hong Kong’s First-ever Elephant Parade

Aug 01, 2014 12:47 GMT Elephant Parade Swire Properties and Elephant Parade today launched Hong Kong’s first-ever Elephant Parade. From 1 August to 9 September 2014, more than 100 individually-painted life-size baby elephant statues are exhibited at Pacific Place, Cityplaza and Citygate Outlets malls, as well as The Upper House and EAST, Hong Kong.

Record breaking Elephant Parade National tour finishes on a high - UK tour successfully auctions off full herd for The Asian Elephant Foundation

Jul 31, 2014 10:10 GMT Elephant Parade Today marks the finale of the intu Elephant Parade National Tour, the world’s longest running public art expo raising awareness of elephant conservation issues. The UK tour concludes having successfully auctioned off the entire herd of 35 magnificent art pieces designed by top artists and celebrities through a 100-day online auction.

60 hours left to help save the Asian elephant

Jul 24, 2014 12:54 GMT Elephant Parade Auction for intu Elephant Parade National Tour ends midnight Saturday. There are only a few days left for elephant lovers to take part in the intu Elephant Parade online auction, for a chance to own a stunning original art piece and support Asian elephant conservation (www.intuelephantparade.co.uk/elephants)

Anantara and Elephant Parade bring the world’s largest open air art exhibition to Bangkok

Jul 14, 2014 12:13 GMT Elephant Parade Anantara Hotels Resorts and Spas has announced their partnership with the founders of the world famous ‘Elephant Parade’, bringing the largest open air art exhibition to Bangkok in 2015.