Stockholm articles

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A show about concrete recalls the material's historical role in urban renaissance

For Swedish architecture centre ArkDes, Note Design Studio translated the archetypal construction site into an exhibition, running through 1 March 2020, honoring the cultural impact of prefab …

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‘I think the body has become more conceptual and less felt in the postdigital age’

Stockholm – Anders Krisár’s sculptures examine the divided and chaotic nature of the human condition, creating lifelike forms that bear indelible marks.

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Acne Studios goes back to basics with its monumental Stockholm headquarters

Stockholm – Seeking a space to evoke fashion-school fundamentals, the Swedish fashion brand worked with Johannes Norlander Arkitektur to totally restore a former embassy.

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Sticking to a digital-first business model can mean brick-and-mortar success

In our newest issue, Axel Arigato cofounder and creative director Max Svärdh sheds light on the Swedish streetwear brand's innovative way of treating brick-and-mortar shops.

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Openings: Versace in Beijing, Chanel in Paris and Everlane in L.A, plus many others

Designers have a growing check-list to mind when creating brick-and-mortar shopping spaces today – here are nine new spots that mind the retail shift.

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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.