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Young Swedish Design on tour

The new exhibition "Sustain Able Voices" is finally open, first out is Älmhult in Sweden and Washington DC. The purpose is to spread the connection between sustainability and design with help of selected works from Young Swedish Form.

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Formex Nova Nominees 2020: Jan Klingler

Formex has established the Formex Nova Award – Nordic Designer of the Year, to promote high quality Nordic design created by a still relatively unknown designer working in the Nordic interior design industry. Jan Klingler, Sweden, is one of the five nominees. The winner will be presented August 18 2020.

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Hella Jongerius – Breathing Colour

November is very gray in Stockholm. Why not check out the exhibition The exhibition Hella Jongerius – Breathing Colour at Nationalmuseum? It is on view until February 9th 2020.

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Fabrik at Gustavsbergs Konsthall

The exhibition Fabrik (Factory) focuses on memories, places, knowledge and narratives of former sites of craft industries in Europe; poses questions about the role of the individual as well as the collective, what’s promoted and what’s left out in these stories.

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Alchemist in Copenhagen by London-based Studio Duncalf

There can't be too many combo eateries with fantastic views in the world. This year, the Snøhetta-designed underwater restaurant and research station Under opened in Norway, with a panoramic seabed view. In Copenhagen, Alchemist crosses fine dining with a planetarium-like interior, designed by London-based Studio Duncalf.

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The Best Weapon by Snøhetta for The Nobel Peace Center

Today it was announced that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali, will be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2019. Norwegian Snøhetta has created an art piece named The Best Weapon with Nelson Mandela’s famous quote “The best weapon is to sit down and talk” engraved on its surface. It was designed by Snøhetta and created in partnership with collaborators Hydro and Vestre. It was unveiled at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City the 18th of July, the Nelson Mandela Day, and will be moved to The Nobel Peace Center in Oslo.

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1989 – Culture and Politics at Nationalmuseum

This autumn, Nationalmuseum features an exhibition on one of the most dramatic moments in history – the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. The exhibition takes a broad look at what happened within the visual culture during the upheavals of 1989.

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After the Wall: Design since 1989

Thirty years after the historic fall of the Berlin Wall, the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein presents "After the Wall: Design since 1989" at the Vitra Schaudepot. Organized on the occasion of the museum’s own 30th anniversary, the exhibition charts design from the past three decades, examining how it has been shaped by broad technological, cultural, and socio-political shifts.

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New guests on Instagram: Annelie Grimwade Olofsson and G. William Bell

Their project Common Ground is a part of Ung Svensk Form 2019 (Young Swedish Design 2019). They work both separately and collaboratively, functionally and conceptually, with projects where the context is essential, and where materiality and activism are a reoccurring theme. Follow them @formmagazine on Instagram until October 17th.

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Stockholm Craft Week premiere 3–6 October

Stockholm Craft Week Stockholm Craft Week is the first of its kind for Swedish crafts and the aim is to become an annual event. Stockholm Craft week wants to shed new light on contemporary craft and make sure the field receives the attention it deserves.

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Dutch Design Week 19-27 October

Planning on coming to Dutch Design Week (DDW)? The biggest design event in Northern Europe presents work and ideas of more than 2600 designers. This year, DDW presents design trends that mark the most important developments in the field of design. In one trend DDW explore how living biobased materials can be used.

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Gothenburg Design Festival October 7-13

Over an intense autumn week Gothenburg design festival yet again invites the public to explore the intersecting fields of design, art, crafts, fashion and architecture. Here are three exhibitions that will be on display during the week.

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