Press Releases

Francfranc Becomes Exclusive Retail Partner for  Elephant Parade

Oct 22, 2014 10:48 GMT Elephant Parade Elephant Parade International announces an exclusive partnership with Francfranc stores in Hong Kong. Starting from 24th October 2014, the stylish home furnishing brand will become the sole retailer of the Parades’ world famous hand-decorated replica elephants, to be sold at their stores at iSQUARE, Festival Walk, City Plaza and Fashion Walk.

Oct 21, 2014 14:02 GMT Umeå University The Brazilian design duo Fernando and Humberto Campana is world famous for their colorful and experimental furniture influenced by traditional crafts. Taking inspiration from nature, they created a site-specific installation exclusively for Bildmuseet. Welcome to a press preview on Oct 30 at 10:00. Humberto Campana will provide an introduction to the exhibition which is Campanas’ first in Sweden.

Design bar with a scent of Norrland

Oct 13, 2014 11:31 GMT Stockholmsmässan At the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, February 3–7, 2015, the Design Bar will be integrated into a new knowledge area that will also include a stage and an exhibition. The task of creating an overall concept for the area went to designer Mattias Stenberg, who offers visitors the pallette of Norrland’s colors, materials and flavors – with a clearly modern twist.

Svenskt Tenn exhibits festive table settings in the spirit of Estrid Ericson

Oct 02, 2014 09:00 GMT Svenskt Tenn It is well documented how Svenskt Tenn founder Estrid Ericson mastered the art of table setting. The new exhibition which opens tomorrow provides inspiration to beautiful tables where products from the Svenskt Tenn archives are mixed with new designs, all arranged in the spirit of Estrid Ericson.

Svenskt Tenn introduces works by five contemporary Swedish designers

Oct 02, 2014 09:00 GMT Svenskt Tenn Svenskt Tenn continues its collaboration with leading contemporary designers, just like company founder Estrid Ericson did in her time. The new exhibition introduces products exclusively made for Svenskt Tenn by no less than five Swedish designers.

Ilse Crawford is the Guest of Honour 2015

Sep 29, 2014 13:06 GMT Stockholmsmässan Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair is inviting, for the twelfth year running, a highly acclaimed international designer or design studio to create a lounge in Stockholmsmässan’s entrance hall. This time, the assignment goes to Ilse Crawford, a designer, academic and creative director with the goal of putting people's needs and desires at the center of everything she does.

New Swedish game Adventure Box announce their Kickstarter campaign to start October 24th 2014.

Sep 26, 2014 08:33 GMT Adventure Box Noticed a growing following of alpha testers for their game Adventure Box, Happy L-Lord AB have decided to embark on a Kickstarter campaign to be launched on October 24th 2014. The target for the campaign is to raise 120 000 USD to release the Beta of the game in March 2015. Adventure Box – The Founding of an Empire is a free-to-play city-building multiplayer RPG, in full 3D, in the browser.

A world of its own at Greenhouse – in the mind of a designer

Sep 16, 2014 07:39 GMT Stockholmsmässan In 2015 Note Design Studio will design Greenhouse, Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair's hall for promising young designers. A visit to Greenhouse should be like stepping into a designer’s mind – a space for reflection and projection of dreams. For the next Fair, which will take place from February 3-7, 2015, Greenhouse also has a new jury.

Elephant Parade Hong Kong raises $2,150,000 for Asian Elephant Conservation

Sep 12, 2014 07:59 GMT Elephant Parade Last night Barclays presented the Elephant Parade Grand Gala Auction, which saw a herd of 31 elephants auctioned off to raise funds for Asian elephant conservation.

Barclays to present Elephant Parade Hong Kong gala auction

Sep 08, 2014 08:53 GMT Elephant Parade Barclays and Elephant Parade are pleased to announce they are working together to help the largest living land animals in Asia.