On the Scene at Stockholm Design Week 2013
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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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- 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…
- Furniture expo Stockholm Furniture Fair is the largest exhibition of Scandinavian design, with 80 percent of the 730 exhibitors being from the Nordic countries.
- 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.
- 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…
- Your stash of yet-to-be-perused periodicals can stack up quicker than you think. Take a cue from this gallery of vintage magazine racks, crafted by mid-century furniture designers.
- Everywhere we looked on the show floor of ICFF, we saw our own faces reflected back.
- We've been covering the 2011 Stockholm Furniture Fair for the past week, delving into everything from the heavy hitters on the main show floor to the promising young designers debuting prototypes in…