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Graphic Designer Daniela Juvall – Form Magazine’s new guestagrammer

Today Form Magazine introduce a new guestagrammer on the Instagram account @formmagazine. It is Daniela Juvall - a cross diciplinary Stockholm based designer, art director and communication strategist. She creates everything from visual identities and concepts to magazine design, exhibitions, books and short animated films. Get to know her and her work the upcoming weeks!

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An inspiring summer house in the Stockholm archipelago

Is your vacation over? Here's some summerhouse inspiration! An archipelago residence with space for both social community and calm privacy, and making the most of an exceptional location. That was the vision for this summer house in Stockholm's archipelago, which combines Japanese simplicity with Scandinavian summer cottage tradition.

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Formex Nova Nominee: Alexandra Nilasdotter (Sweden)

Based in Stockholm, Alexandra Nilasdotter is a ceramicist and product designer who graduated from Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts 2017. She is now working as a maker and designer, and her ceramic is inspired by architecture, industrialism and minimalism. She works with the potters wheel and creates both functional and unique objects.

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Formex Nova Nominee: Cecilia Xinyu Zhang (Norway)

Cecilia Xinyu Zhang was born and Raised in Beijing before moving to Gothenburg, Sweden, to do her masters at HDK - Academy of Design and Crafts. After graduating, she moved to Bergen, Norway where she produce designs including altering perceptions of objects and space by exploring the potential to create optical illusions in everyday products.

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Formex Nova Nominee: Ragna Ragnarsdottir (Iceland)

Iceland native Ragna Ragnarsdottir graduated with honours from Ensci Les Atelier in 2016. Working around the intersection of design, art, craftsmanship and production she explores a creative process that enables the design of objects more intuitively. Instead of designing objects from existing industrial or craft techniques, she searches for new processes where the design is a direct result of the production.

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Formex Nova Nominee: Elina Ulvio (Finland)

The award winning designer, Elina Ulvio from Helsinki, comes from an architecture background, which greatly have influenced her craftsmanship. Her great passion for space and form brings a supplemental dimension to furniture, and her design style add a unique edge to furniture while still maintaining its useful features.

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Formex Nova Nominee: Troels Flensted (Denmark)

Copenhagen based Troels Flensted graduated from Central Saint Martins in London 2014. By early 2015, he moved back to his native Copenhagen where he launched Troels Flensted Studio. Fascinated by materials and colors, Troels explore characteristics and expressions of materials, to create objects with new and meaningful stories. His work is always purposely minimalistic in its shape as it allows the material’s own characteristics to shine.

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Helsinki Design Week September 6-16

The HDW HOP series will introduce the installations that will make the center of Helsinki even more lively during Helsinki Design Week, 6‒16 September 2018. During Helsinki Design Week, a set of urban installations will once again take over the city.

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KALK – Swedish Design Awards 2018 winner

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.

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Congrats, Cushy! Design S winner 2018

The designer duo Gripner & Hägglund and their CUSHY won the furniture category in Design S - Swedish Design Awards 2018. The award ceremony took place yesterday at Kulturhuset Stadsteatern in Stockholm. Form Magazine’s editor-in-chief Bo Madestrand was a jury member of the furniture category. Congratulations Sanna Gripner and Märta Hägglund!

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Who’s tooth? Houndstooth!

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.

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Friends Of Handicraft Degree Exhibition

Friends Of Handicraft / Handarbetets Vänner is one of the oldest and most distinguished Handicraft and textile institutions in Sweden. Now their degree exhibition is open. It's called 183 km garn (183 km of yarn).

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Degree projects from School of Industrial Design @Lund University

As usual, the Skåne region’s architecture and design educational programmes are combining forces and gathering at Form/Design Center to present this year’s graduation projects at the bachelor’s and master’s levels. Form Magazine took a closer look at some industrial design projects.

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HDK Degree Exhibition

The HDK Degree Exhibition is on display between 18 and 27 May in Frihamnen in Gothenburg. Students from Ceramic Art, Jewellery Art, Metal Art, Textile-Body-Space, Textile-Art, Furniture Design, Applied Art & Design and Crafts show their degree projects and below you can have a look at two of them!

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