Stockholm Design Week marks its 20th anniversary with the launch of an interactive app and a new exhibition concept - The Library
For the upcoming edition of Stockholm Design Week a number of new initiatives will be launched to further enhance the experience for the visitors and strengthen the bonds between the city and the fair. It includes a new interactive SDW-app listing all the city exhibitions and a new exhibition concept at the fair called The Library.
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
Design Week takes over Stockholm in Week 6
By combining Stockholm Design Week and Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, Week 6 is now booked in the calendars of buyers, architects, designers and journalists from all over the world. With the trade fair at the middle of it all, the entire city will be buzzing with around 200 events, installations and parties. This year’s Design Week will also include a unique light installation.
Ordinary into extraordinary in the world of Paola Navone
At Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, February 6-10, this year´s Guest of Honour; the design icon Paola Navone creates a unic installation – Thammada. The visitor is invited to a colourful environment where everyday things are transformed into something special. This is the fifteenth time a renowned international designer is invited to design an installation at the fair’s entrance hall.
Meet the future of design at Greenhouse
The jury is in! Our judges have finally selected the exhibitors for Greenhouse, the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair’s hall for unestablished designers. The Whole Elements, TIEL, Studio Mutant, Anton Karlsson and Ryu Kozeki are among the selected exhibitors. In total, 39 designers or design teams and 27 design schools from 17 countries will be participating.
Question time with design icon Ilse Crawford
Design is most powerful when it answers our questions about everything new happening in the world. And to get answers we need to ask questions. With the exhibition at the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, February 3-7, this year´s Guest of Honour Ilse Crawford wants to engage visitors with a series of questions.
Experimental methods in focus in design zone ‘Twelve’
The second-ever ‘Twelve’, Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair’s exhibition zone for twelve established Nordic designers, will be held on 3-7 February 2015. The theme of the exhibition this time is ‘Methods’ and the participating designers represent different design methods, from performance to digital presentation and crowdfunding.
Emerging design stars in Greenhouse
To Greenhouse, designers and design colleges from all over the world are welcome to apply to participate. The Jury has now selected the exhibitors in Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair’s hall for young and up-and-coming designers in 2015. They include Frej Wichmann, M-S-D-S Studio, Malin Bobeck and Pettersen & Hein. 33 designers or design teams and 30 design colleges will be taking part in all.
Inside Scandinavian Design – an exhibition about the work and values within the Scandinavian furniture industry
What are the values of the modern Scandinavian furniture industry? What roles do innovation, craftsmanship and the close relationship between construction and production play in the creation of a piece of furniture? At the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair on February 3-7, 2015, the Inside Scandinavian Design exhibition will highlight on important aspects of the work behind Scandinavian furniture.
Ilse Crawford is the Guest of Honour 2015
Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair is inviting, for the twelfth year running, a highly acclaimed international designer or design studio to create a lounge in Stockholmsmässan’s entrance hall. This time, the assignment goes to Ilse Crawford, a designer, academic and creative director with the goal of putting people's needs and desires at the center of everything she does.
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.
Star designers Alexander Lervik and Aurélien Barbry for Georg Jensen exhibiting at Formex
The Formex trade fair, which opens its doors on Wednesday, January 15, is happy to announce this year the participation of the two successful designers, Alexander Lervik and Aurélien Barbry.
Danish functional arts and crafts tradition meets Italian conceptual approach at GamFratesi – Guest of Honour 2014
For the eleventh year running, Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair is inviting a highly acclaimed international designer or design studio to create a lounge in Stockholmsmässan’s entrance hall. This time the task has fallen to Danish-Italian GamFratesi, a design studio enjoying a meteoric career and now in demand all over the world.