DreamHack Reveals New Festival In Scandinavian Gaming Capital Stockholm
DreamHack Stockholm is set to take place on November 22-24 at Stockholmsmässan The expansion into Stockholm marks the biggest Nordic expansion to DreamHack since its festivals started 30 years ago Tickets for the gaming and lifestyle festival will go live on March 26, 2024
“If we talk about wood, we need to talk about the forests” – transformative ideas in focus in Formafantasma’s installation at Stockholm Furniture Fair
The research-based design studio Formafantasma, one of the most sought-after in the design world today, comes to Stockholm Furniture Fair in February as its Guest of Honour. Using design as an agent for social and environmental change, the studio takes a holistic perspective on design to explore its transformative potential.
Seven entries nominated for Formex Sustainability Award
For the second consecutive year, the Formex Sustainability Award will be presented to honor a product that stands out in terms of sustainability. Exhibiting companies have submitted applications with products this fall and the jury has nominated seven of the entries. All entries will be showcased at Formex in January 2024, where the winner will also be announced.
Monchiqe and Studio Lisa Bengtsson create a unique café at Formex
Lisa Bengtsson, the master of pattern, is bringing her creative expertise to Formex, this time in collaboration with the parasol company Monchiqe. Together, they are creating an inspiring large café area where pattern joy, colors, and a retro feel transport visitors to dreams of the Italian Riviera.
Scandinavian Design Awards nominees 2024
We are happy to introduce the nominees for the Scandinavian Design Awards 2024, selected by jury members from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. The award aims to recognize both new and established players within architecture, interiors and design in Scandinavia.
Swedish studios Färg & Blanche and Lab La Bla to conceive design bars for Stockholm Furniture Fair in 2024
In a notable enhancement for 2024’s Stockholm Furniture Fair, Swedish design studios Färg & Blanche and Lab La Bla have been selected to debut two distinct design bars: The Yellow Thread and Surface Club. These curated spaces, each with its own unique outlook, emphasise sustainability, innovation and a fresh approach to attendee interaction.
"The operations will continue in Älvsjö for at least another five years”
Stockholms Stadshus AB, which oversees all municipal companies within the city of Stockholm, has been tasked with preparing a transfer of Stockholmsmässan AB to an external party. This means that the operational activities of Stockholmsmässan will be sold, while the parent company, Mässfastigheter AB, will continue to be owned by the City.
Stockholm Furniture Fair – A Gathering Force
Stockholm Furniture Fair is a gathering force for the design industry; a marketplace that aims to push the industry forward. It provides an unparalleled business opportunity while investing in the voices of tomorrow. In 2024, Stockholm Furniture Fair’s focus is on culture, context and conversation – creating a cross-industry forum and a dialogue that drives the design scene forward. The fair is h
Dennis Valencia creates for Formex – "An exhibition with layers of eras living simultaneously and in harmony"
When Formex, the Nordic region's most important meeting place for interior design, open in January 2024, the theme will be Generation Love. The theme will be brought to life by interior stylist Dennis Valencia through Formex main exhibition at the entrance square. Formex will be held at Stockholmsmässan January 16-18, 2024.
Scandinavian Design Awards is unveiling news for 2024
Scandinavian Design Awards 2024 introduces new categories and the opportunity for anyone to influence who has the chance to win the Scandinavian Design Awards. A panel of renowned experts from the architecture and design industry in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland will select the winners. The second edition of Scandinavian Design Awards is set to take place on February 6, 2024, in the
Guest of Honour at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2024 – Formafantasma
In today’s bustling design scene, Italian studio Formafantasma stands out as one of the most sought after and prolific, with work exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide. Using design as an agent for social and environmental transformation, the research-based studio is on a mission to show that design is much more than a tool to conceive objects – it can change entire systems.
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CANCAN Revolutionizes the Color Industry - World Premiere at Formex
As Formex opened on August 22, the color brand CANCAN was launched, a new initiative aimed at enriching the color industry and inspiring greater creative freedom in a new era. Behind CANCAN stands the leading Nordic paint specialty trade, Colorama.
Sensual, sinuous, beautiful, and functional, wins this year's "Best in Show" at Formex Design Talents
We are happy to announce the winner of "Best in Show" at Formex Design Talents. The winner is Plantstraws with the founder Elin Fyhr. Plantstraws has with creatively, sensually, and playfully crafts sculptural design solutions for plant irrigation. Design Talents is the section dedicated to emerging Swedish and international designers, providing them with the opportunity to showcase their products
Countdown to Stockholm Design Week Pop-Up Edition
Stockholm Design Week returns on September 5–9 for five days of events, exhibitions, talks, workshops and open studios. The design week in September is a pop-up edition with the aim to gather and strengthen the design scene in Stockholm.
After a successful fall edition last year, Stockholm Design Week returns with a pop-up edition this September. The week offers a platform to network, launch n
Anna-Karin Werner new Director of Congresses and Guest Events at Stockholmsmässan
Stockholmsmässan has recruited Anna-Karin Werner as Director of Congresses and Guest Events. She has been working in the hospitality and tourism industry for many years and comes most recently from Openology AB, a company of which she was co-founder and CEO. Prior to that, she worked for many years as Director of Marketing and Sales at the Sheraton Stockholm Hotel. Anna-Karin Werner will begin Sep
Interior design trends, global launch of a new color brand, design talents of the future and magic meetings – this is what we can expect from Formex August
Tuesday, August 22nd marks the opening of the autumn's grand interior design event, Formex, at Stockholmsmässan. The theme for this autumn is "Link Together”, which describes our present time, emphasizing collaboration, networking, community and the realization that each of us is a link within a smaller or larger context. Here are five highlights.
Robot Harry Plotter improves Stockholmsmässans production time with 88 percent
Robot Harry Plotter is Stockholmsmässans very own robot – a data driven plotter developed through a collaboration between Stockholmsmässan and researchers at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Harry’s efficiency and precision enable Stockholmsmässan to reduce production costs, shorten lead times and minimize labor-intensive work.
New Ventures at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2024
Stockholm Furniture Fair kickstarts the design year 2024 with a series of news – including a new arena for young progressive design brands and three exciting design bars in collaboration with Nordic creatives. Among the exhibiting brands are both returning brands and first-time exhibitors.
Stockholm Design Week Pop-Up September 5–9
The official Stockholm Design Week returns with a pop-up September edition this autumn. The design week is open to everyone and offers a platform to network, launch news and discuss ideas together. Among the already signed in participants are brands such as Swedese, Ogeborg, and Astrid as well as designers and studios like Nick Ross, Gustaf Westman, and Axel Wannberg.
Interior designer, colorist and neurodesign expert Lena Nyholm to create exhibition for Formex
When the Nordic region’s most important meeting place for interior design – Formex – opens its doors for the second time this year, the theme is going to be Link Together. Lena Nyholm, an interior design expert with many years’ experience will be interpreting the theme in the main exhibition Meeting Magic in the Entrance Hall.