Articles tagged Sweden

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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?

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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.

Mark A-to-Z: G is for Gold
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Mark A-to-Z: G is for Gold

There's a distinct possibility that this shiny, metallic gesture isn't used often enough within architecture, so as a special treat, we bring you five projects that make magpies of us all.

Solar Egg by Bigert & Bergström. Photos Jean-Baptiste Béranger
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Bigert & Bergström's golden egg symbolises a change of seasons

KIRUNA – An egg-shaped sauna is making an impression on the local people of Sweden's northern-most town.

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Form Us With Love has a vibrant vision to improve acoustic aesthetics

STOCKHOLM – In conversation with Tyler Adams, Form Us With Love team members – and co-founders BAUX – discuss their vision to bring colour to a well-known building product.