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.
ECO-Betong from Swerock wins Nordbygg’s Gold Medal for 2020
ECO-Betong from Swerock has been declared the winner of Nordbygg’s Gold Medal for 2020. The award is jointly backed by Nordbygg, industry magazine Byggindustrin and Svensk Byggtjänst. This year, the jury choose to recognize a product with a long history of constant development that could have a crucial impact on the future: climate-enhanced concrete, symbolized by ECO-Betong from Swerock.
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.
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 particula
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 the N
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 has happ
Stockholmsmässan is switching fuel and reducing its climate footprint
Stockholmsmässan is the first Swedish exhibition center to convert its entire fleet of vehicles to run on 100% renewable fuel. Using Triboron technology and filling the tank with vegetable oil will cut fuel consumption by 5%. This in turn will make Stockholmsmässan’s CO2 emissions 45 tonnes lower per year, thus meeting one of the exhibition center's sustainability targets for 2020.
New date: Nordbygg moved to September 29 – October 2, 2020
New dates have finally been set for Nordbygg, which is moved to the September 29 – October 2, 2020. – We have received extremely good response and understanding regarding the decision to postpone Nordbygg. We look forward to implementing the fair and meet all industry colleagues this fall, says Peter Söderberg, Project Manager Nordbygg.
Nordbygg postponed until September 2020
After the decision from the Swedish government to limit public gatherings, Nordbygg will be postponed until the end of September 2020 instead of April 21-24 as earlier planned.
Nordbygg, a door to the Swedish market
Nordbygg is seen by European actors in the construction sector as an increasingly important place to be. This year, one in five exhibitors is an international company.
Strong stance on ventilation issues at Nordbygg 2020
This year, ventilation issues will have an even more expanded role at Nordbygg, when the industry organisation Svensk Ventilation (Swedish Ventilation) comes together with Svensk Automation (Swedish Automation) on the new stage - The Indoor Climate Arena.
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.
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.
Nordbygg good for business
On April 21, 2020, the doors to the housing and construction industry’s foremost meeting place in the Nordics will open. Over four days, more than 800 Swedish and foreign companies will show their latest products, solutions and services. Added to that are seminars and special arenas and events for different fields.
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.