Subjects: Art, Antiquities, Auctions
Charlotte Lynggaard designs a tableware collection for Svenskt Tenn
For Spring 2022, Svenskt Tenn is launching a brand new tableware collection created by Danish fine jewellery designer, goldsmith and artist, Charlotte Lynggaard. The collection, called The North Sea, comprises two tablecloths, three different napkins, a placemat, two trays and two napkin rings made of pewter.
Focus on craftsmanship in the New Dawn spring exhibition
A number of new products from five different designers will be launched in this year’s spring exhibition at Svenskt Tenn. Among the new products are Eva Schildt’s sideboard with coloured glass panels, Sara Söderberg’s breakfast dishes and Frida Fjellman’s sculptural water carafes in playful colours.
New school named after Svenskt Tenn’s founder Estrid Ericson opens in Hjo
With the start of school in January 2022, the municipality of Hjo inaugurated its new primary school – Estrid Ericsonskolan – named after Svenskt Tenn’s founder who grew up in the town and in 1924 founded the Svenskt Tenn Company.
This year’s Easter at Svenskt Tenn – inspired by Mille Fleurs
From March 3rd, Svenskt Tenn makes room for Easter in the store and on the web. This year, the holiday decorations are inspired by Josef Frank’s early Mille Fleurs print, resulting in the new Serpentin collection, designed by Natasia Wadsted, and consisting of hand-painted glass eggs, tablecloths and napkins.
Gunnar Cyrén’s Pop glass launched at Svenskt Tenn
Gunnar Cyrén’s iconic Pop glasses from 1967 will be relaunched on January 13. The glasses come in three different colour schemes and are hand-blown by brothers Stefan and Mikael Erlandsson at the Ulven glassworks outside Uppsala, Sweden. The Pop glasses will be sold at Svenskt Tenn’s store on Strandvägen 5, Stockholm and online at svenskttenn.com
Asian influences characterise this year’s Christmas at Svenskt Tenn
Christmas at Svenskt Tenn - inspired by Asian elements. Several re-launches from Svenskt Tenn’s archive will be presented: A wooden candlestick holder, a glass plate and the Mirakel (Miracle) print in a new colour combination, all designed by Josef Frank. Among the new Christmas items are colourful baubles and paper flowers, made by hand.
Svenskt Tenn launches a new coffee table
The Nizza coffee table, designed by architect Per Öberg, was launched three years ago. The product range has now been expanded with the Cap d´Antibes table, which is a square variant of Nizza, with the same functions and details.
“It is extremely satisfying that the Nizza table has been so appreciated and sought-after. We have also seen a need for a square coffee table and therefore Per Öbe
Mamma Andersson creates first interior design collection exclusively for Svenskt Tenn
In the autumn, Svenskt Tenn is launching an exclusive interior design collection created by Mamma Andersson. The collection has been given the name “The Discrete Charm” and will be shown in an exhibition with the same name which depicts a type of dreamworld, created by Mamma Andersson.
Pepis flora – this summer’s exhibition opens at Svenskt Tenn
During the summer of 2021, Josef Frank’s most beloved botanical designs are on display in the Pepis Flora exhibition. California, a floral poster pattern that he created while in New York in the early forties is also being re-launched.
Svenskt Tenn re-launches Josef Frank’s Aurora wallpaper
Today, Svenskt Tenn is re-launching the Aurora wallpaper, which was designed by Josef Frank in 1947 and has been in the archive since the 1960s.
Jean-Philippe Demeyer interprets Tolvekarna in exhibition at Svenskt Tenn
The Belgian artist and designer Jean-Philippe Demeyer’s love of nature is evident in the Al Fresco exhibition, which opens at Svenskt Tenn today. Al Fresco is an interpretation of Tolvekarna, Svenskt Tenn founder Estrid Ericson’s summerhouse. For the exhibition, Demeyer has, among other things, designed close to 30 exclusive cushions that will be for sale.
Chairs by Josef Frank exhibition opens – with the launch of three new chairs from the historical archive
This year’s first exhibition at Svenskt Tenn highlights Josef Frank’s philosophy for chair design and comfort. The full breadth of Josef Frank’s chair design will be shown, along with three new Josef Frank chairs launched from the historical archive.
Svenskt Tenn invites you to a live broadcast 2020 Christmas opening
Christmas is approaching and, as customary, Svenskt Tenn is ready for the opening of this year’s beautiful Christmas display, which is packed with a magical mix of new items and classics. However, for the first time in Svenskt Tenn’s almost 100 year long history, the classic opening is being replaced by a digital tour of the Christmas-attired store – led by the company’s creative director Thommy B
Cosy comfort in focus at Svenskt Tenn’s autumn exhibition
Svenskt Tenn’s autumn exhibition opens today, full of patterns, warmth and colours with furnishings concentrated around the fireplace. In addition, sideboard 548 is being re-launched with glass table tops, fully in line with Josef Frank’s original drawings from 1934.
Svenskt Tenn launches Japanese Magnolia from GP & J Baker
Svenskt Tenn has collaborated with fabric company GP & J Baker since the 1930s. Now Svenskt Tenn has an opportunity to revive William Turner’s Japanese Magnolia print from GP & J Baker’s archives. The print was designed in 1917 and has likely not been in production since then.
Svenskt Tenn launches porcelain series Dé, designed by international fashion designer Ann Demeulemeester
The legendary fashion designer Ann Demeulemeester, together with producer Serax, has created the porcelain series Dé where her signature play of shadow and light are formed by hand-painted streaks in varying shades of black and red. The porcelain will be launched and sold at Svenskt Tenn, which initially has the exclusive rights in Sweden.
Svenskt Tenn launches the Famna 2020 sofa, designed by TAF
On behalf of Svenskt Tenn, the design duo TAF – Gabriella Gustafson and Mattias Ståhlbom – have designed the Famna 2020 sofa with accompanying pouf. The furniture’s design is playful with a focus on craftsmanship and sustainability. Famna 2020 will be presented in an exhibition at the store running from 4 February – 22 March.
Now it’s Christmas at Svenskt Tenn
This year’s Christmas at Svenskt Tenn offers an unconventional colour palette where yellow, pink and blue tones are mixed with traditional red and green elements and classic Svenskt Tenn materials. Gathered here are Sam Wilde’s fruit-inspired Garden of Eden Christmas collection, Maja Sten’s Milky Way, and advent stars in timeless Josef Frank prints.
Liselotte Watkins moves into Svenskt Tenn
Liselotte Watkins’ first home accessories collection, Via Sallustiana, is being launched in the autumn at Svenskt Tenn, for Svenskt Tenn. The collection and exhibition, which are named after Liselotte’s home address in Rome, reflect the life of a woman, mother and artist with inspiration from Liselotte’s own childhood.
Welcome to the biosphere – an exhibition at Svenskt Tenn about meat consumption, palm oil, plastic, norms, ethics and the economy
Carbon dioxide emissions and meat consumption, ethics and the economy: These are some of the themes that are explored in Welcome to the biosphere, a climate exhibition by artists Eric Ericson and Lars Arrhenius. The exhibition, which is based on research from the Beijer Institute, opens at Svenskt Tenn on August 22, 2019.