Before the world could have post-war Swedish design, it needed a post-war Swedish power tool, writes Tim Abrahams

Published in Icon of the Month
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 12:23

Young Swedish Design 2017

ArkDes, Stockholm
6 April — 9 July 2017

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Annica and Marie Eklund, the flooring company’s directors spoke to us as they launched three new collections in Stockholm

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Magnus Wästberg, the man behind the eponymous brand, believes that lamps must respond to our primeval instincts

Published in News
Friday, 12 February 2016 00:00

SoFo, Stockholm

In the lead-up to Stockholm Furniture Fair this week, Jonna Dagliden Hunt visited an old working-class area on the city's Södermalm island, where artists and designers have transformed the industrial buildings into one of the world’s hippest hangouts. Her articles and these photos by Christopher Hunt appear in our latest issue

Published in GALLERY
Friday, 12 February 2016 00:00

Highlights: Stockholm Furniture Fair

Emerging talent, in the Form Us With Love-designed “Greenhouse” space, and tableware made of sulfur were among the most intriguing displays at the Swedish capital’s annual exhibition

Published in News
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 00:00

Rethink: IKEA logo

The furniture giant’s products are usually clever and design-focused, so why is its name still trapped in an outdated yellow lozenge? It’s time to take a modular approach, says Daniel Freytag

Published in Rethink
Monday, 08 February 2016 00:00

Gothenburg Public Sauna

William Siesjö sweats it out in Raumlabor’s new project, a “bastu” inspired by the harbour’s industrial past – and a place to discuss its future

Published in News
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 00:00

Öijared Hotel

Kjellgren Kaminsky has added a striking spruce-clad hotel to Gert Wingårdh’s country club in the southern Swedish countryside

Published in News
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 01:00

Skogskyrkogården crematorium, Stockholm

Johan Celsing's crematorium for a UNESCO-listed cemetery in Sweden is a delicate balance of technical and emotional demands

Published in News
Monday, 02 March 2015 10:56

Earth Matters

Work by Formafantasma, the Campana brothers, Max Lamb and Vivienne Westwood are on display as part of an exhibition at the spectacular Artipelag gallery in Sweden that shows off design that embraces rather than exploits nature. Curator Lidewij Edelkoort told us more about it

Published in GALLERY
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 14:55

Elements by Note Design Studio

The design practice has launched a series of lights for Swedish brand Zero at Stockholm Furniture Fair

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015 15:10

Chudy and Grase

In advance of their appearance at Stockholm Furniture Fair next week, the Copenhagen-based design duo told us about their latest collection: Strike, a series of lights that eliminate the need for a shade

Published in News
Thursday, 15 January 2015 15:58

Earth Matters

Artipelag, Stockholm
6 February – 3 May

Published in Diary
Tuesday, 06 January 2015 00:00

Hilda Hellström

Fascinated by the historical resonance of objects, the Swedish designer has created her own mythical artefacts

Published in News
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 18:50

Summerhouse Lagnö by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

Tham & Videgård Arkitekter’s summerhouse in the Swedish archipelago reinterprets the region’s traditional styles.

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The village of Harads has become an unlikely destination of architectural pilgrimage, all because of some rather beautiful tree houses.

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This is not an average Swedish nursery school.

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