Articles tagged Sweden

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Our Designer of the Year – Note Design Studio – has mastered the art of moderation

At Frame Awards 2020, the Stockholm-based team was presented with the honorary title.

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How this headquarters extends a design brand's physical presence in its home city

Stockholm – During Stockholm Design Week, Swedish design brand Hem unveiled the new workspace it collaborated with Atelier Paul Vaugoyeau to create.

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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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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.