Black and white, life and death. In the exhibition En slags sorgesång, Birgitta Nordström, researcher and textile artist, examines the importance of textiles at the end of life. On view until 28 November at HV Gallery in Stockholm. 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.
Designer Enzo Mari has died at the age of 87. Forms editor-in-chief Bo Madestrand saw him ten years ago on a small stage at the Milan Triennale, where he talked about the designer elite of today (but back then): "Today's young designers are lazy and they cannot do without mobile phones and the internet! They create shit! They are dead!" As a designer, Enzo Mari was as radical as he was brilliant, and he questioned the consumer society with his Proposta per un’Autoprogettazione (proposal for a self-design). Read more
This year, Form Magazine celebrates 115 years of uninterrupted publication. It was in 1905 that the first issue of “Svenska Slöjdföreningens Tidskrift” was published. In 1932, the magazine got a completely new format, new typography and a new name: Form Magazine. Form’s parent organization, Svensk Form, is also celebrating this year – the association turns 175 years old. This anniversary issue dives deep into the joint history of the magazine and the association. Read more