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 parti
Stockholm Design Week attracts visitors from all over the world
Architects, designers and journalists from all over the world will be coming to Stockholm to attend Stockholm Design Week and Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, February 3-9. With the fair being the hub Stockholm will be buzzing with almost 200 design events, exhibitions and parties.
Ten things you absolutely won’t want to miss at Formex, January 17-20
Formex, which will be held January 17-20, is the kick-off for the spring season in the interior design industry. Visitors can listen to many interesting speakers, such as one of the world’s leading trend forecasters, Li Edelkoort, and lifestyle trend expert and researcher Mads Arlien-Søborg. This year’s Formex Formidable design award will be presented at Wednesday’s press breakfast.
Step into Elsa Beskow’s fabulous world at Formex
For the 100th anniversary of Aunt Green, Aunt Brown and Aunt Lavender, Bonnier Brands is creating the wonderful fairy tale world imagined by the mother of Swedish children’s books, Elsa Beskow. The exhibition is a collaboration with internationally renowned JoAnn Tan Studio.
Be inspired by the artists behind Formex’s Layout exhibition
The Formex interior design fair, which will be held January 17-20, 2018, has given designer and exhibition architect Synnöve Mork the assignment to design an exhibition in Stockholmsmässan’s entrance hall that inspires and educates. The exhibition will be a collaboration between several artists, each of whom will present their own interpretation.
New generation of designers in Young Designers at Formex
Many of today's established designers made their breakthrough exhibiting at Young Designers, Formex's platform for young, up-and-coming designers. Participants in the spring edition, January 14-17, 2015, will include Eduards Accessories, MÚK and Maria Sandberg Textiles for the first time.
Shifting borders at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair
Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, February 3–7, 2015, has invited four interior designers to the Trend Exhibition 2015/16 to design spaces that could be found both in the home and in public places: a hotel lobby, lunch room, home office and bedroom.
A world of its own at Greenhouse – in the mind of a designer
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.
Soon time for the design event of the year
Soon we will be in the 6th week of the year, a week that has become synonymous with Stockholm Design Week. Many of the world's best in furniture and lighting will be in Stockholm to check out the latest in Scandinavian design at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair. With the trade fair at the middle of it all, the entire city buzzes with around 60 events, installations and parties. Stockholm Furn