Stockholm articles

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‘Swedish design is also about what people outside think is happening here’

Stockholm – At the Stockholm Design Week, Färg & Blanche presented previously unseen work that challenges the self-perpetuating identity of Swedish design.

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In Stockholm, vinyl flooring turns into curvy mountains – and one blast of a fair stand

Stockholm – With Snowcapped, Tarkett’s stand at this year’s Stockholm Design Week, Note Design uses vinyl flooring to create curves.

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Here are our top picks from this year’s Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair

Stockholm – As work, play, public and private spaces increasingly mesh together, the Stockholm fair responded in kind with objects that spiritedly embrace such blurring of lines.

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Stockholm showcases what could be the world’s most sustainable material

Stockholm – Here’s something environmentally sound: Baux has just launched the world’s first 100-per-cent biodegradable sound-absorbent material.

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Refuse to leave the city for the suburbs? Then build the children some nooks

Stockholm – Architect Måns Tham maximised the sleeping and leisure space in a 100 sq-m Stockholm apartment by creating a series of nooks and niches.

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Eytys mixes Scandinavian brutalism and some Miyake realness in London

London – This new Soho store presents a fun architectural mixtape, featuring some Japanese oddities, a bit of Piano and a whole lot of rock – that is, concrete.

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The five best installations at the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair

Stockholm – Bolon’s flooring materials become a ‘forest’ of tubes hanging from the ceiling; Luca Nichetto designs a bar in the spirit of Stonehenge.

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Form Us With Love shows us an unexpected side of champagne

Stockholm – Creative director and co-founder John Löfgren explains why the studio chose a raw, industrial set-up for the Spritmuseum Champagne exhibition.

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Universal Design Studio banks on art for At Six Hotel

STOCKHOLM – Tasked with humanizing a brutalist bank building, Universal emphasizes local art and bespoke furniture to reinvent Scandinavian hospitality.

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Alma: the new, cool, Scandinavian school of co-working

STOCKHOLM – To facilitate good design as a basic human right, Fredrik Carlström and Anna Behring Lundh open Alma, a members-only club for the creative class.

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Axel Arigato goes offline with its new Stockholm pop-up store

Stockholm – Christian Halleröd supplements the Swedish designer’s online store with a new – and this time temporary – offline experience.

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Stockholm Design Week 2017 – the best that lit up the room

STOCKHOLM – Frame looks at the fair’s standout pieces, from a shelf that’s always ready for its next home to ethereal luminaires that embrace darkness as much as light.