2021.02.07

Next week sees the start of Stockholm design Week, this year featuring a number of small scale but interesting installations and collaborations. With many brands opening up their showroom by appointment, quite a few design and architecture talks taking place and a number of digital launches and exhibitions on the agenda, the week offers much by way of inspiration. This is a mindful design week that can be enjoyed on safe distance – from the comfort of our homes, from a shop window or by a one to one appointment. We have hand picked 15 initiatives for you to enjoy.

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2021.02.03

Wide planks in light cured ash is the latest addition to Bjelins collection of cured wooden floors, which comes in a wide range of designs and styles. Through Bjelins innovation, high temperature and pressure creates a remarkable durability to high-traffic floors, making them virtually maintenance free. The matte lacquer protects the surface against stains while upholding the warm feeling of wooden flooring to active feet.

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2021.02.03

Wide planks in light cured ash is the latest addition to Bjelins collection of cured wooden floors, which comes in a wide range of designs and styles. Through Bjelins innovation, high temperature and pressure creates a remarkable durability to high-traffic floors, making them virtually maintenance free. The matte lacquer protects the surface against stains while upholding the warm feeling of wooden flooring to active feet.

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2021.02.03

A new generation of Scandinavian textile designers and artists are reviving the ancient craft traditions. Their new expressions and techniques are questioning their surroundings and at the same time demonstrating visual beauty. We spoke to four of them catching our attention.

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2021.01.31

Inspired by the flowing lines and tailored cuts in fashion, the porcelain series Pli Blanc is the first collaboration between Swedish design duo Färg & Blanche and Rörstrand.

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2021.01.25

Scandinavian modernism is a design movement that emerged during the 1930s in Scandinavia, here referred to as ‘functionalism’. Besides values such as democratic and affordable, innovative technological solutions emerged alongside an inspiration from nature with round, organic shapes and a mix of materials. Photographer Mårten Ryner has documented the city’s rich modernist heritage.

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2021.01.18

“The more time I spent there, the more I started to understand the place and the movements of the light throughout the day. I kept going back taking the same picture in different seasons and lighting conditions.”

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Stockholm Woodland Cemetery in Stockholm. Photographer Andy Liffner has spent a year documenting the place.

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2021.01.13

Last year marked 25 years since the Swedish architecture and design studio Claesson Koivisto Rune was founded, which they celebrate with a 400 page monograph about their work, published by Birkhauser. We asked architect Eero Koivisto to share his ten best cultural experiences from last year.

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2021.01.11

The pandemic has changed the way we travel and resorts offering off the grid living – close to nature and without preassure to socialise – will become even more attractive in the year to come. So what does the resort of the future look like? Regardless if we are travelling locally, or crossing boarders, hospitality offering intimacy and privacy, and a sustainable lifestyle, will attract the new conscious traveller. We list 10 retreats ticking all the boxes.

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