Press Releases

Here are the nominees for Formex Nova - Nordic Designer of the Year

Jun 03, 2015 12:40 GMT Stockholmsmässan On August 19, the winner of the design award, Formex Nova - Nordic Designer of the Year, will be announced. Formex established the award five years ago to promote high-quality Nordic design. The award goes to a young designer who is working in the Nordic region and has been selected by an expert jury.

Jun 01, 2015 20:24 GMT OktoberFist ApS The Oktoberfist is designed by two engineers with Ph.D.’s in nanotechnology and distinguished careers in academia and industry. With their skills within product design and rapid prototyping and a passion for beer, they have spent the last two years developing their design to what is now the ultimate beer drinking accessory. Now the team is launching on Kickstarter:

Ecolean opens regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur

May 28, 2015 08:00 GMT Ecolean AB In order to meet the market opportunities in the ASEAN countries, Ecolean has opened a regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The new office further strengthens Ecolean’s presence in Asia, following recent major investments in increased production capacity in China.

A Journey with Svenskt Tenn Into Josef Frank's World of Prints

May 28, 2015 07:01 GMT Svenskt Tenn Brazil, Delhi, Hawai, Himalaya, La Plata, Manhattan, Teheran, and Under Ekvatorn are all names of some of Josef Frank's textile prints on display this summer at Svenskt Tenn’s store on Strandvägen 5 in Stockholm.


May 27, 2015 10:50 GMT Elephant Parade ​Elephant Parade, the world’s largest public art exposition in aid of the Asian elephant, today announces its first ever visit to France. On 19 June 2015, Calais will host the first Elephant Parade of 2015, ahead of further groundbreaking expositions taking place in Brazil, China and Thailand.

Ecolean and its customers pick up more International awards

May 19, 2015 21:00 GMT Ecolean AB At a prize award ceremony in Milan, Italy, today, Ecolean received the WorldStar Award for SnapQuick from the World Packaging Organisation (WPO). Ecolean’s reclosing device SnapQuick, as well as the transparent package Ecolean Air Aseptic Clear and other packages from the product portfolio have all featured prominently at recent international prize awards.


May 13, 2015 12:32 GMT Elephant Parade Twelve months ago the search started. More the 500 people from more than 20 countries took part. And now the judges have passed their verdict. The ten finalists for the Elephant Parade Global Artbox Competition have been announced.

Codesign creates an architectural inspiration-exhibition at Formex

May 11, 2015 14:11 GMT Stockholmsmässan The architecture firm Codesign will create the entrance hall exhibition based on Nordic Essence, the theme of this fall’s Formex interior design and gifts exhibition. The concept uses the Nordic craft traditions, lifestyles and architecture as a point of departure and has been given the working name, Huskatten (Housecat).

Sneakersnstuff and Vans drops their first collaboration together!

May 05, 2015 17:43 GMT Sneakersnstuff ​The Sneakersnstuff x Vans OG Classic Slip-On LX ”Stockholm” is our first collaboration with Vans. Of course we looked to our hometown for inspiration. When the skateboard culture first appeared in Stockholm it was on Sergels Torg, or Plattan as most people from Stockholm calls it, you would find it. Taking the iconic Vans Slip-On with its black and white checkerboard pattern and just twist it...

adidas Originals ”Brewery Pack” exclusive for Sneakersnstuff

Apr 29, 2015 13:38 GMT Sneakersnstuff ​​adidas Originals ”Brewery Pack”, a SMU pack from Sneakersnstuff, takes inspiration from the old brewery we have across the street from our store in Stockholm. Back in the 19th century, our entire block used to be a huge brewing company where you would find giant copper kettles, farmers bringing in malt and hops and of course bottles and bottles of beer.