Content Form 3/2013
Form’s editor-in-chief Bo Madestrand on architectural alchemy and the role
of design in everyday life.
Artistic village life in southern Sweden, Neville Brody and the meaning of Google Earth.
Very Very Gold is the design world’s answer to The Knife. Bo Madestrand talks to the duo behind the masks.
Bjarke Ingel’s architectural firm BIG has its sights set on America. Salka Hallström
Bornold meets the “starchitect” in Copenhagen.
BACK TO UTØYA
Emotional architecture is going up on the site of the July 22nd massacre – an archaic village. Salka Hallström Bornold and Lars Tunbjörk travel to the tragic island in Tyrifjorden.
SOUND AND SUBSTANCE
Once upon a time, the world was analogue. Leo Gullbring finds designers who make the physical album relevant in the age of Spotify.
AN ARCHITECT’S DREAM
Nils Forsberg celebrates the forgotten art of architectural sketching.
THE GAULTIER MAN
The powdered muscle man is au courant once again. Fashion designer Göran Sundberg remembers the arrival of the high-heeled rebel on the dance floors of 1980s Paris.
Photographer Mikael Olsson and Bo Madestrand took an unforgettable trip to Las Vegas thirteen years ago. Here are the photographs that capture a now-forgotten time in the young city’s past.
A BLUE AND WHITE WORLD
Helena Mattsson tells the story of how Konsum’s ubiquitous infinity symbol became Sweden’s first postmodern advertising campaign.
Stockholm is disintegrating into isolated enclaves. Salka Hallström Bornold looks for a house in a hopelessly segregated market.
What has changed since the critical design classic Svensk smak was released eleven years ago? Quite a bit, says Zandra Ahl.
Form’s reviewers read an easy-listening book about Henning Larsen’s latest
compositions, visit an otherworldly aquarium in Copenhagen and catch David Bowie at the V&A museum in London.
DESIGN IN EXCESS
At this year’s fair in Milan, exhibitors drowned their products in props.
Furniture designer Anya Sebton mulls over an unnecessary trend.