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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Environmental focus at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair
As the little sister of the construction and real estate sector, with its considerable environmental footprint, it is particularly important for the furniture world to clean up after itself. Nordic companies have come further than most and Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair brings together many of the most progressive players.
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.
Christian Clemens named new CEO of Stockholmsmässan
Christian Clemens has been named the new CEO of Stockholmsmässan. Christian most recently held the position of CEO for the airline BRA, Braathens Regional Airlines. He will take over as head of Stockholmsmässan in January 2020.
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.
Food of the future: worms, grasshoppers, or human flesh?
Are humans too selfish to be able to live sustainably? Is cannibalism the solution to future food supply needs? Does Generation Z have the answers to the world's food challenges? Is it possible to trick consumers into making the right choices? The food challenges we will face in the future pose many questions. Some of them will be answered at GastroSummit at Stockholmsmässan.
GastroSummit – the gastronomic forum for the future
On 3-4 September, GastroSummit – a totally new and unique gastronomic forum – will cater to all tastes at Stockholmsmässan. News, innovation and the food of the future are on the menu. GastroSummit consists of an inspiratonial section and a seminar section highlighting current industry themes. It is at GastroSummit you will hear of it first!
Formex Nova is exhibiting at DesignMarch in Reykjavik
The Nordic design award, Formex Nova, is being recognized at the DesignMarch International Design Festival, which is held in Reykjavik on March 28-31. This through an exhibition at The Nordic House in the middle of town where all the nominees of the year are presented, and last year's winner Ragna Ragnarsdóttir has her own department.
Major diabetes congress returns to Stockholmsmässan
The European Association for the Study of Diabetes, EASD, has decided to hold its annual meeting 2021 in Stockholm. It will be the fifth time the event is being held in Stockholm and for Stockholmsmässan the result of a long-term and strategic work has once again proven to give great results.