Balance found up-side-down

With the design collection Dream View Collection – a chair, a ball and a lamp, Lise Vester explores how design can improve mental well-being – on a detour through daydreams. Read Rasmun Graakjær’s report on Lise Vester’s ambition to create…

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Dumpster diving-design

We hold our breath while diving deep into the subject of sustainable design with Malmö Upcycling Service and their dumpster diving design! Imagine a future scenario when society has used up all resources, all that remains are drifts of what…

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Multi-function beyond squareness

Why do you always choose that glass? What do you prefer about that particular cup? By being picky enough to constantly impose new, more well-formulated pitches for each other, the duo Alexandra Nilasdotter and Liu Chien-Kuang develop everyday objects with…

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Brittle, porky and glossy beautiful

Milou Allerholm interviews Hanna Hansdotter, who is currently working on a public work for the Hötorget subway station in Stockholm. Hansdotter’s provocative forms process the glass’s inherent elegant character. She creates works that relate to the framework of the body,…

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How fun can it be?

The Scandinavian design heritage is characterized by an ascetic seriousness. But how fun is it? Bo Madestrand takes help from the illustrator Nille Svensson and balances on the tightrope between good and bad taste. Is design allowed to be funny?…

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New Issue of Form Magazine!

Finally spring and time for a new issue of Form! Small-scale productions and individual designers inspire us when we get to meet designer Gustav Winsth and the design collective Malmö Upcycling Service, both providing examples of how recycling can become…

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The Illusionists

Despite the fact that it hasn’t even been Masquespacio’s home for a month, I am met with the same breathtaking space that is so characteristic of the studio’s projects. The size of the facade makes the interior volume feel like…

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Pitch it again

Despite the fact that it hasn’t even been Masquespacio’s home for a month, I am met with the same breathtaking space that is so characteristic of the studio’s projects. The size of the facade makes the interior volume feel like an illusion – its walls and ceilings spanning domes of space, colour and light.

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In the new issue of Form, Bo Madestrand draws a timeline of the technology developed within the history of bronze processing. Historically, the bronze was the base for weapons such as shields and swords, before it eventually reformed into art such as the heroic statues of Gustav II Adolf and Gustav Vasa made of molten bronze from canons.

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Hiding in plain sight

It’s been 42 years since Jonas Bohlin – then 28 years old and a freshly graduated interior architect – flipped the notion of what a piece of furniture should look like.

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Material Meetings soon at Form/Design Center

On the 7th of September the exhibition Material meetings open at Form/Design Center in Malmö. The exhibition shows a glimpse of the future’s textile industry, shown by the exam works of the textile design students at Textilhögskolan in Borås.

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Postcards from Swedish design schools: Beckmans

Beckmans’ Graduation Show 2021 is called “Time Well Spent”, meaning three years at Beckmans is time well spent. The three graduating classes in Fashion, Product Design, and Visual Communication have worked to explore, challenge and influence a variety of areas within design. Enjoy the exhibition in full 360°.

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Klimatorium in Lemvig

The new waterfront Klimatorium climate center in Lemvig is a forum for knowledge, education, innovation and development projects within utility services and climate change. The new building is going to support Denmark’s role as an exporter of climate solutions and help establish Lemvig and the Central Denmark Region as a center of climate change adaptation.

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Candytuft says it with flowers

Inspired by the flower language of the Victorian era, Scanian design duo candytuft solve human problems with humour. “We toyed with the i dea of what a victorian person would do on Tinder today”, says Maria O’Brian.

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Anton Alvarez: Roman Toothpaste MMXXI

This summer Anton Alvarez will be creating an an exhibition for Vandalorum in Småland. The exhibition consists of monumental clay sculptures that are produced on site. Seven tons of stoneware clay will be produced on a scale that far exceeds that we know from the world of ceramics.

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Fashion Forever at Sofiero Castle

The exhibition Fashion Forever – an exhibition about our times is being held on the exhibition floor at Sofiero Castle, with the rooms being divided into five different themes: New Fashion for Old, Innovation, Time for Creation, In Season, and Own Time, each of which are presented through the creations of both Swedish and Danish fashion designers.

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Swedish Design Movement: Tarkett

Tarkett has made flooring in Sweden since the late 19th century, and the now international company is equally historic in France. Innovative design collaborations go hand in hand with the development of recycled and bio-based materials, and anything from scrapyards to sewage treatment plans form unexpected partnerships. Sustainability director Dag Duberg knows how to transform waste into raw material and make the flooring of the future out of materials that hold a past.

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