Off-road motorcycle KALK won the Industrial- & Product Design B2C category, when the Design S – Swedish Design Awards took place last week. KALK is an off-road motorcycle powered by electricity instead of petrol, reducing both emissions and noise, with a chassis of aluminium and carbon fibre in a total weight of less than 70 kg. Read more
Form Magazine is one of the oldest magazines in the world founded in 1905. Today, Form is a range of publications: a bimonthly print magazine, the monthly newsletter FormReport and a news blog. The magazine is available for online readers on Readly, Ztory, Magazinos, Scopaltos, Buyandread and Paperton.
Josefine Gennert Jakobsson, Form Magazine's current guestagrammer @formmagazine just graduated from the Swedish School of Textiles. Her degree project is called Who's tooth? Houndstooth! and it uses houndstooth pattern to generate form and surface with a cut-and-weave method.
This issue of Form focuses on handcrafts. We have spoken with tattoo artist Jack Ankersen, jewellery artist Åsa Elmstam, sign painters Sthlm Signs, Norwegian-Danish designer duo Pettersen & Hein and ceramicist Pia Törnell, known for her geometrically swaying porcelain designs. Read more