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Swire Properties to host Hong Kong’s first Elephant Parade this Summer

Apr 03, 2014 10:35 GMT Elephant Parade Something big is about to land in Hong Kong! Elephant Parade and Swire Properties today jointly announced Hong Kong as the next destination of the world’s largest art exhibition of decorated elephant statues, in aid of Asian elephant conservation.

Svenskt Tenn interprets Estrid Ericson’s interiors pre Josef Frank

Apr 03, 2014 08:00 GMT Svenskt Tenn The exhibition Sober and Elegant is a tribute to Svenskt Tenn founder Estrid Ericson and the interior style she advocated before her famous collaboration with Josef Frank began. The objects that were created then had a fastidious design, in contrast to the imaginative style that later came to be so strongly associated with Svenskt Tenn.

The Asian Elephant Foundation and Elephant Parade come to Yangon

Feb 14, 2014 10:21 GMT Elephant Parade More than 50 children from schools in Yangon painted elephant statues and participated in an Elephant Parade at the Alliance Française in Yangon to raise awareness of the plight of Myanmar’s elephants and the need to protect their forest habitat.

Karolina Kroon wins the ELLE Decoration Swedish Award 2014

Feb 06, 2014 12:48 GMT Sandberg The winners of the ELLE Decoration Swedish Design Awards 2014 have been announced. At the 2014 design gala at Operaterassen in Stockholm, ELLE Decoration presented the awards for “Best Swedish design” in 14 categories. The WALLPAPER OF THE YEAR category was won by the GINKGO pattern, designed by Karolina Kroon on behalf of Sandberg.

Svenskt Tenn and Fornasetti exhibition in Stockholm now open

Feb 04, 2014 08:50 GMT Svenskt Tenn Svenskt Tenn’s collaboration with Italian design house Fornasetti started in the 1940s and lives on to this day. Now the two companies come together for an exhibition that runs at the Svenskt Tenn store in Stockholm through March 30.

A festival for anyone who loves design

Jan 30, 2014 09:01 GMT Stockholmsmässan 4 February sees the opening of the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, the world’s biggest meeting place for Scandinavian furniture and light design, at Stockholmsmässan. On Saturday 8 February, members of the public with an interest in design are also welcome to see the latest developments in furniture and lighting.

GRACE - a new wallpaper collection inspired by Swedish Art Deco

Jan 24, 2014 08:44 GMT Sandberg The concept of Art Deco originated at the 1925 International Exhibition in Paris. The Swedish pavilion was a success, and Swedish design made its international debut. In 1928, the M/S Kungsholm sailed on its maiden voyage to New York. The world was astounded over its beautiful interior decorating. This was Swedish Art Deco, with this elegance we refer to as Swedish Grace. A wonderful history.

Soon time for the design event of the year

Jan 21, 2014 13:33 GMT Stockholmsmässan

Press invitation Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair

Jan 16, 2014 13:47 GMT Stockholmsmässan

Gynning Design, Odd Molly and Oscar & Clothilde new at Formex

Jan 14, 2014 17:38 GMT Stockholmsmässan Three strong Swedish brands will be exhibited for the first time at Formex this spring: artist and designer Carolina Gynning, Odd Molly Homes and interior design company Oscar & Clothilde.