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Husqvarna chainsaw: ‘The perfect product for a weapons manufacturer to produce in times of peace’

Before the world could have post-war Swedish design, it needed a post-war Swedish power tool, writes Tim Abrahams “And he shall judge among the nations, and

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Bolon: ‘If we were to flirt with other businesses, they should really be fashion brands’

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

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Wästberg lighting: Beyond Neanderthal man

Magnus Wästberg, the man behind the eponymous brand, believes that lamps must respond to our primeval instincts The son of a lighting producer, Magnus Wästberg

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SoFo, Stockholm

In the lead-up to Stockholm Furniture Fair, taking place this week, Icon visited an old working-class area on the city’s Södermalm island, where artists and

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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

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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The furniture giant’s products are usually clever and design-focused, so why is its name still trapped in an outdated yellow lozenge?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

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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

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Öijared Hotel

Kjellgren Kaminsky has added a striking spruce-clad hotel to Gert Wingårdh’s country club in the southern Swedish countryside In the forests of south-west Sweden, the

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Skogskyrkogården crematorium, Stockholm

Johan Celsing’s crematorium for a UNESCO-listed cemetery in Stockholm is a delicate balance of technical and emotional demands Skogskyrkogården, or the Woodland Cemetery, is a

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Earth Matters

Works by Formafantasma, the Campana brothers, Max Lamb and Vivienne Westwood are on display as part of an exhibition at the spectacular Artipelag gallery in

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Editor's choice

Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

Improve your team’s bench strength

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

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Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

Improve your team’s bench strength

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

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