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Posts tagged 'Sweden'

Carbon-negative high-rise completed by White Arkitekter

The Sara Cultural Centre in Skellefteå, Sweden, is one of the world’s tallest timber buildings Swedish practice White Arkitekter has completed the Sara Cultural Centre in the

Architecture

Play spheres and brutalist platforms added to 1960s Stockholm park

Local practice AndrénFogelström created the striking structures for Vårbergstoppen, a hill constructed in the 1960s that is now a public park Words by Francesca Perry

Design

Wooden church in Swedish town built with community

Designed by Kaminsky Arkitektur, the barn-like church at Floda was partially built by its own local parishioners Gothenburg-based Kaminsky Arkitektur has completed a wooden church

Architecture

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,

News

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

GALLERY

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

News

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The furniture giant’s products are usually clever and design-focused, so why is its name still trapped in an outdated yellow lozenge?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

Rethink

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

News

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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