On the Scene at Stockholm Design Week 2013
In the middle of the cold and dark winter, the Swedes hold their annual Stockholm Design Week, drawing exhibitors and visitors from Europe and other parts of the world. We met with a mix of established producers and new talents on the opening day, when design studios all over Stockholm welcomed international media to see their brand new pieces. While the much-debated topic among the country’s design crowd is the slightly existential question “What is Swedish design?”, one thing is certain: It is definitely alive.
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- Taking stock of the latest and greatest furniture and lighting seen at the 2014 Stockholm Furniture Fair, including the latest color- and material-driven interior trends.
- When we last checked in with the young Swedish designer Fredrik Färg, as part of our New Guard roundup in 2012, he had recently launched Studio Färg & Blanche with the French-Swedish designer…
- After examining the wares of the younguns over at the Greenhouse, it was time to venture into the main portion of the Stockholm Furniture Fair.
- Furniture expo Stockholm Furniture Fair is the largest exhibition of Scandinavian design, with 80 percent of the 730 exhibitors being from the Nordic countries.
- Scandinavian design grew popular in the modern era for its simplicity and focus on minimalism.
- If you liked what you saw in our Young Designers roundup in our May 2012 issue—where we spotlighted 28 up-and-coming design talents from around the globe—then don't miss this extended…
- Known for its durability and water resistance, teak is a tropical hardwood commonly used in outdoor furniture.
- Everywhere we looked on the show floor of ICFF, we saw our own faces reflected back.