2021.02.11

Besides launching brand new pieces, some of Scandinavia’s biggest furniture companies are opening up their archives this year. The pandemic has made many of them rethink and adapt their offers.

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2021.02.09

Besides launching new products – the table Savoa by Finnish designer Sakari Hartikainen and the Pinot seating collection by graduate designer Mika Lindblad – Swedese is rediscovering their old designs this year.

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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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2021.02.04

Next week Veermakers launches its first collection in Stockholm, Sweden. Founded by Swedish Liljencrantz interior design studio and the KFK Master-cabinet makers, Veermakers design and produce furniture and accessories in honest materials combining a contemporary aesthetic with well crafted design.

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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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2021.01.31

Having grown up on a remote Norwegian island, we asked international acclaimed stylist Per Olav Sølvberg, based in Bergen, to pick 7 Norwegian retreats that stand out in its beautiful surroundings. His biggest inspiration still stems from stormy oceans and high mountains.

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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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