Trends, future predictions and expert knowledge – Formex offers a range of digital activities in August
Due to the current national situation, Formex in August has been canceled. Instead, Formex is providing a whole host of digital activities – the studio program Formex Talks on the three themes of Sustainability, Retail and Global Trends will be streamed on August 24–26, plus the trends for this fall will be presented in a digital trend guide.
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 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
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 t
Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair celebrates its 70th anniversary with the latest in Scandinavian design
This year’s Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, the world’s leading meeting place for Scandinavian design, will be held on February 4–8. The issue of sustainability is a clear presence in the designs, material choices and production processes of many exhibitors this year.
Formex Nova award – nominees appointed
Formex has established the Formex Nova award – Nordic Designer of the Year, to promote high quality Nordic design created by a still relatively unknown designer working in the Nordic interior design industry. A jury appoints the nominees for the award. The winner will be presented August 18.
Doshi Levien presents an abstract version of their studio
Design studio Doshi Levien is the Guest of Honour at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2020. With their exhibition in the Entrance Hall, the Indian-British designers aim to give visitors an insight into their creative process, revealing for the very first time, their drawings and prototypes side by side with production pieces.
Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair celebrates 70 years
February 2020 marks the arrival of the 70th Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair. The occasion will be celebrated with an exhibition showcasing design classics from the 1950s to the present day, all of which have maintained their ongoing relevance – despite hot trends and new launches – by still being in production.
Is there an office beyond the cloud? Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2020 hosts an exhibition exploring the workplace of the future
With your office in your pocket, is there really any reason to leave home? Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair will feature the exhibition Re-defining the Office, about what it will take to keep the workplace relevant in a cloud-based reality. The exhibition is curated and designed by architecture firm Tengbom, which has over 10 years’ experience in office design.
Formex is celebrating 60 years as the Nordic region’s largest meeting place for interior design with an up-to-the-minute inspirational exhibition – created by the international Carlin Creative Trend Bureau
At Formex on January 14–17, 2020 the focus will be on the challenges faced by retailers when the international trend and content agency Carlin takes over Stockholmsmässan’s Entrance Hall with their Retail Hub exhibition. The aim is to both inspire and offer new insights to exhibitors and visitors by highlighting the latest themes in retail.
Lots of exciting names for Stockholm Design & Architecture Talks 2020
With 40 programmed events and 100 contributors, Stockholm Design & Architecture Talks 2020 is securing its position as one of Scandinavia’s leading discussion platforms for design and architecture. – This is our most dynamic and varied program ever, says Program Manager Ulrika Kjellström Attar.
Spotlight on the workplaces of the future at WorkSpace Sweden
How will digitalization affect the workplaces of tomorrow and how can companies and organizations meet the growing demands of their employees? These topics will be discussed over the two days of WorkSpace Sweden, a conference that runs in parallel with Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair.
Digital explorers Wang & Söderström to create set design for Greenhouse
The experimental design duo Wang & Söderström are taking charge of the Greenhouse area at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, February 4–8, 2020 – providing the Nordic region’s leading arena for up- and coming designers a suitable setting: – Our ambition is to create an environment that merges the futuristic and the contemporary, the digital and the physical, explain Anny Wang and Tim Söderström.
Colorful Design Bar created by Fredrik Paulsen
Genre-defying designer Fredrik Paulsen has been commissioned to create the Design Bar for Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, February 4–8, 2020. The menu this time round will be composed by chefs Marion Ringborg and Linn Söderström from pop-up restaurant Garba.
Design studio Doshi Levien is Guest of Honour 2020
As this year’s Guest of Honour the London-based studio Doshi Levien has been commissioned to create an installation for Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair in February. Run by Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien, the studio has an international reputation for combining culture, technology, industrial design and true craftsmanship.
Congratulations to Kasper Friis Kjeldgaard – winner of Formex Nova 2019!
This year’s Formex Nova winner is Danish designer and artist Kasper Friis Kjeldgaard. In its motivation, the jury highlights Kasper’s sensual proximity to his materials and his unique feel for details and material transitions.
Summer Design Week delivers a design party!
It is once again time for Summer Design Week in Stockholm August 19–25. During the week, Stockholm will be filled with interesting events to celebrate Nordic Design.
This year’s Design Talents at Formex
Design Talents is Formex’s department for showcasing new talent, where independent designers and design groups can both sell their products and display them for buyers, partners, producers and the press/media. This year’s exhibitors include several designers with innovative ceramics, fabric patterns that highlight women's history, and a building set for children.
All nominees for the Formex Nova Award 2019
The presentation of the Formex Nova Award is as usual one of the highlights during the Formex fall exhibition – it will take place on the first exhibition day August 20. Formex has established the Formex Nova Award – Nordic Designer of the Year, to promote high-quality Nordic design created by a still relatively unknown designer working in the Nordic interior design industry.
Celebrated trend expert Li Edelkoort creates unique exhibition for Formex
At Formex, which will be held August 20-23, an object’s inherent energy will be in the spotlight in a unique exhibition created by world-famous trend expert Li Edelkoort. The inspiration behind the exhibition, which will fill Stockholmsmässan’s entire entrance hall, is animism – the belief that even inanimate objects could have a soul.