Stockholmsmässan receives Penguin Prize
Stockholmsmässan has been awarded the Penguin Prize for its innovative ways of communicating with exhibitors and visitors in order to increase the volume of recycled material, which is one of many important climate goals for the City of Stockholm.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Summer Design Week delivers a design party!
It is once again time for Summer Design Week in Stockholm August 19–25. During the week, Stockholm will be filled with interesting events to celebrate Nordic Design.
This year’s Design Talents at Formex
Design Talents is Formex’s department for showcasing new talent, where independent designers and design groups can both sell their products and display them for buyers, partners, producers and the press/media. This year’s exhibitors include several designers with innovative ceramics, fabric patterns that highlight women's history, and a building set for children.
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.