Family matters

The Finnish Museum of architecture in Helsinki focuses on the fascinating architect family Paatela, who has put its mark on finnish architecture, especially hospital buildings, for a hundred years, from the classicism of the 1920's via Bauhaus modernism to the contemporary styles. 15 projects are presented in the exhibition.

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Promotion: Pure Talents Contest at imm cologne

The best interior design talents, curated and concentrated in one place: in 2019 the 16th edition of the prestigious Pure Talents Contest is held at imm cologne. Experience the first steps of selected up-and-coming designers live in our inspiring special exhibition area!

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Winter is coming – Gudbrandslie Cabin is the perfect getaway

The construction of the cabin is made of prefabricated solid wooden elements of spruce which resulted in a short construction time, a great advantage on site in the mountainess scenery and due to the sometimes harsh weather conditions. Designed by Oslo-based firm Helen & Hard Architects.

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Arvida Byström – Inflated Fiction

Fotografiska's Black Box turns pink in Arvida Byström's hands. Entirely pink and filled with the photography and artistry that have made her an Instagram star. A brightly burning (and often censored) star who relentlessly shines her light where most needed.

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The recycled garment is the Christmas Gift of the Year 2018

The recycled garment reflects the Swedish interest for new sustainable alternatives and increasing concerns about climate and environment. The recycled garment captures a time where new business models and technological innovations enable a more sustainable consumption.

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The Solar Egg continues its tour

This fall, a five meter tall golden egg with a sauna inside lands in the middle of Kunsthal Charlottenborg’s courtyard. The golden egg titled Solar Egg is a sculpture created by the Swedish art duo Bigert & Bergström (b. 1965 and 1962) for Riksbyggen.

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Elin Forslund at Form/Design Center

Swedish glass artist Elin Forslund is the Designer of the month at Form/Design Center in Malmö. Her hybrid art will be on display there until November 30th. Forslund is born in Stockholm but educated in glassery and product design in Denmark where she also resides these days. Expect to see imaginative metamorphoses and clashing materials.

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Margiela, The Hermès Years

Artipelag is devoting its autumn and winter season to a retrospective of one of the most remarkable collaborations in fashion: when cutting-edge Belgian designer Martin Margiela teamed up with Hermès, a Parisian house with a time-honoured heritage.

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Kyung-Jin Cho – our November guest on Instagram

Kyung-Jin Cho was born in 1987 in South Korea. She lives and works in Stockholm since 2013. Kyung-Jin graduated from Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design and is currently working as a product designer in Stockholm. She is now the guestegrammer @formmagazine until November 30th.

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Jørn Utzon in retrospective solo exhibition

In 2018 Jørn Utzon would have celebrated his 100th birthday. DAC honors the Danish starchitect with the solo exhibition “Horisont” presenting Utzon’s many travels and his curiosity for foreign cultures which influenced his iconic architecture.

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Borders by Nicole Walker and Anders Haal

During Paris Fashion Week 2018 stylist Nicole Walker and Anders Haal, founder of the fashion label HAAL released the book Borders. Borders questions otherness, separation, and power hierarchies, and looks at how racism and borders define the world’s landscape. The book is supported by the Swedish Fashion Council.

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Design Stories at Nationalmuseum

Design Stories takes an inquisitive dive into current Swedish contemporary design in which the “story” constitutes the basis of form and expression in one way or another.

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