Articles tagged Sweden

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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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The creepiest character in the Midsommar movie? It’s the spatial design

Midsommar might be a slow-burn horror film, but its main villain is hidden in plain sight from the start, via the spaces created by production designer Henrik Svensson. 

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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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With its warm design, this Swedish law firm welcomes students to use its legal library

Gothenburg – In this case from our book The Other Office Three, Bornstein Lyckefors designed a space for a law firm that welcomes students to use its collection of legal literature.

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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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The new materials Swedish researchers and designers are using to create interior objects

Eindhoven – The What Matter_s exhibition at Dutch Design Week 2018 showcased the intersection of science and design to highlight new material possibilities.

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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.

Spackhuggaren by Bornstein Lyckefors. Photo Mikael Olsson
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Bornstein Lyckefors designs a little cube on the prairie

KÄRNA – Späckhuggaren, a one-and-a-half storey residence, displays honest construction methods and Falu-red coloured cladding.

Media library by Dominique Coulon & Associés. Photos Eugenie Pons
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Mark A-to-Z : L is for Library

We all deserve a little bit of down time in the sun, so why not pick up a good book to read on the holidays in one of these five library projects?