Press Releases

​Elephant Parade extends the Global Artbox Contest

Jan 21, 2015 14:07 GMT Elephant Parade Six months into the Elephant Parade global artbox contest, more than 230 people from 24 countries have submitted design entries.

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.

Ecolean increases production capacity with a new factory in China

Dec 15, 2014 13:15 GMT Ecolean AB Ecolean is experiencing continued growth in the Asian markets. In order to meet customer demand, Ecolean recently added new facilities in China that will increase Ecolean’s production capacity of aseptic packaging material.

Ecolean enters South America with Alquería in Colombia

Dec 11, 2014 12:00 GMT Ecolean AB Dairy market leader Alquería in Colombia has recently launched one of its milk products in Ecolean’s Air Aseptic packaging solutions. Alquería is also one of the first customers to introduce Ecolean’s innovative reclosing device SnapQuick. The launch marks Ecolean’s entry into South America and the Colombian market.

Nordic food and design meet at Formex

Dec 09, 2014 12:01 GMT Stockholmsmässan Nordic food and design have been a big hit abroad in recent years. At Formex, on January 14-17, 2015, visitors will be presented with a superb all-around experience at Nordic Eat, a temporary pop-up restaurant where food and design are intertwined through Nordic Neat, the spring trend theme.

Emerging design stars in Greenhouse

Dec 04, 2014 13:07 GMT Stockholmsmässan To Greenhouse, designers and design colleges from all over the world are welcome to apply to participate. The Jury has now selected the exhibitors in Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair’s hall for young and up-and-coming designers in 2015. They include Frej Wichmann, M-S-D-S Studio, Malin Bobeck and Pettersen & Hein. 33 designers or design teams and 30 design colleges will be taking part in all.