Long live the fairs – Nordbygg, an awaited industry meeting
Finally, we could see each other at Nordbygg again! After two years of pandemic and a postponed fair, Nordbygg 2022 was a long wait for the public construction sector. This year’s edition has had many positive reviews and many lyrical faces have been seen in the exhibition halls.
The winner of the Nordbygg Gold Medal hailed for circularity and low emission values
Recoma byggskivor (Recoma building panels) won the Nordbygg Gold Medal, the award for this year’s most innovative product for 2022. The panes are completely made up of recycled composite packaging, where only heat and pressure is used in the production process which contributes to a low carbon footprint.
Talking to Åke – an exhibition curated by Stockholm Design Week – open to the general public until the end of March
The exhibition "Talking to Åke" is currently on at the Sven-Harry Art Museum (Sven-Harrys konstmuseum). The exhibition, curated by Stockholm Design Week's Hanna Nova Beatrice, is a part of design history with the Swedish design icon Åke Axelsson meeting several contemporary Swedish designers.
Visitor registration for Nordbygg is finally open
We can finally start counting down to a new instalment of Nordbygg 2022 this Spring. You can already secure your ticket to the fair, since visitor registration opened up a few days ago. Inspiration, new products, interesting seminars and rewarding meetings are just some of the things that Nordbygg will offer on April 26-29.
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.
Nordbygg has been moved to April 26-29, 2022
Last week, Stockholmsmässan reported that two of the spring’s biggest events – Formex and Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair which were due to be held in January and February have been cancelled. Now the decision has also been taken to postpone Nordbygg from April 20-23, 2021 to April 26-29, 2022.
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 in summary – the home furnishings industry is flourishing
This year Formex, the Nordic region’s biggest interiors fair, celebrates its 60th anniversary. The fair usually takes place twice a year, but the August event had to be cancelled. Instead, Team Formex provided interior design inspiration via city showcases and digital seminars – an initiative that proved very popular.
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.
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.
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.
Nordbygg – a show of strength with width and depth
For more than 20 years, Nordbygg has gathered the actors in the construction and housing industry for a show of strength. The strength lies partly in the number of exhibitors, but also in the great width. Everyone, from the giants of the industry to small innovative new-comers and industry associations, choose Nordbygg to spread their news and acquire new knowledge.
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.
This year’s Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair features a lot of wood and the most recent trends in Scandinavian design
This year’s Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair will be held February 5–9.The fair’s exhibitions will feature a lot of wood and visitors will be able to listen to lectures by internationally acclaimed designers and architects. On Saturday, February 9, the fair opens to all design lovers who would like to see the most recent trends within lighting and furniture.
Renaissance in wood
One clear trend in interior architecture and design is the growing interest in wood. Swedish coniferous trees in particular appear to be back in favor. At this year’s Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, which will be held February 5-9, the fair’s exhibitions will feature a lot of pine and spruce.