Nordbygg has been moved to April 26-29, 2022
Last week, Stockholmsmässan reported that two of the spring’s biggest events – Formex and Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair which were due to be held in January and February have been cancelled. Now the decision has also been taken to postpone Nordbygg from April 20-23, 2021 to April 26-29, 2022.
Stockholmsmässan is forced to cancel Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair and Formex
It is now clear that Stockholmsmässan is obliged to cancel two of its largest events scheduled for Q1 2021, namely Formex (the largest home and interior design trade fair in the Nordic region, which should have taken place in January) and the internationally recognised Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, which is customarily arranged in February each year.
ECO-Betong from Swerock wins Nordbygg’s Gold Medal for 2020
ECO-Betong from Swerock has been declared the winner of Nordbygg’s Gold Medal for 2020. The award is jointly backed by Nordbygg, industry magazine Byggindustrin and Svensk Byggtjänst. This year, the jury choose to recognize a product with a long history of constant development that could have a crucial impact on the future: climate-enhanced concrete, symbolized by ECO-Betong from Swerock.
Swedish Wood becomes Sustainability Partner for Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2021
Today it was confirmed that industry organization Swedish Wood will be the Sustainability Partner for Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair. This represents a long-term commitment to sustainability for both the fair and Swedish Wood, with a focus on knowledge about using natural materials and recycling to create a more sustainable and circular event.
Formex in summary – the home furnishings industry is flourishing
This year Formex, the Nordic region’s biggest interiors fair, celebrates its 60th anniversary. The fair usually takes place twice a year, but the August event had to be cancelled. Instead, Team Formex provided interior design inspiration via city showcases and digital seminars – an initiative that proved very popular.
Formex Nova winner Valdís Steinarsdóttir: "I want to take advantage of the fact that we designers have such a great influence in society"
In fierce competition with top designers from all over the Nordic region, Formex Nova 2020 is awarded to the Icelandic designer Valdís Steinarsdóttir, 29, who in her work focuses on recycling natural materials. Together with researchers she has, among other things, developed two completely new materials, Bioplastic Skin and Just Bones.In its motivation, the Formex Nova jury highlights in particula
Winner of the Formex Nova Design Award to be announced on August 18
This year’s prestigious Formex Nova Design Award will be presented on Tuesday, August 18 at the Volvo Showroom in Stockholm. The annual award turns the spotlight on young design talent working in the Nordic region.The Formex Nova Design Award, issued in partnership with Formex, is marking its tenth anniversary this year. In a new move, the jury now comprises representatives from the whole of the N
Summer Design Week offers the best in Scandinavian design right now
Summer Design Week takes place in Stockholm from August 17-23. On display is a selection of the very latest from the Scandinavian design scene, mixed with classics. Product launches, exhibitions and workshops are some of the activities that visitors can choose to participate in, all under safe conditions with a limited number of places at each event.
Team Formex enters Stockholm city centre with exhibits, pop up-shop and an agenda packed with seminars
From August 17-22, parts of Formex, the Nordic region’s largest interior decorating and design fair, will move into the city centre and offer visitors free inspiration, networking and the opportunity to see some of the newest items that will be launched in the autumn, all in a restricted and safe environment at Volvo Studio in Stockholm.
Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair launches a responsible and sustainable trade fair concept for 2021
For the upcoming February 9-13, 2021 edition of Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, we are now launching The nude edition – a scaled-down fair concept with a focus on sustainability, safety, solidarity and inspiration, in collaboration with TMF (The Swedish Federation of Wood and Furniture Industry). The new concept has been formed to support companies that have been hit hard financially by Covi
Nordbygg rescheduled for spring 2021
Nordbygg has been moved to April 20-23, 2021. The decision has been taken in close consultation with Nordbygg’s partners in the construction and real estate industry.Nordbygg, which was originally meant to take place last week, was initially shifted to the fall of this year, but has now been rescheduled for next year. The new date is April 20-23, 2021.In the past month alone, a great deal has happ
Stockholmsmässan is switching fuel and reducing its climate footprint
Stockholmsmässan is the first Swedish exhibition center to convert its entire fleet of vehicles to run on 100% renewable fuel. Using Triboron technology and filling the tank with vegetable oil will cut fuel consumption by 5%. This in turn will make Stockholmsmässan’s CO2 emissions 45 tonnes lower per year, thus meeting one of the exhibition center's sustainability targets for 2020.