Kabinett and Fokus – ergonomic innovations for the home office

The Finnish furniture manufacturer Adea has recently released two new pieces of furniture that enable an ergonomic work environment at home. Kabinett (Cabinet) by Alexander Lervik and Fokus (Focus) by Mikko Laakonen. Both pieces of furniture are flexible and can be adapted for "work" or "leisure".

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Rave Review at GucciFest

Did you miss the digital fashion week GucciFest? The Swedish fashion brand Rave Review took part and showed their 2-minute film "Jord, Luft, Eld Vatten”.

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Brandnäva at Form/Design Center

In their textile project Brandnäva, the designer duo of LantzVarghans have explored nature motifs both from Skåne and from the duo’s home districts of Leksand and Umeå. The project is now on view at Form/Design Center in Malmö.

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Vivienne Westwood June 2014 on the beach in Swansea for Talk Fracking

Vivienne Westwood at Millesgården

An exhibition with the iconic fashion designer Dame Vivienne Isabel Westwood is currently on display at Millesgården. With her individual tailoring, knitting techniques and as a supporter of political causes –Vivienne Westwood is the original punk rocker! This show illustrates her five decades in fashion – from her origins in the Do-It-Yourself of punk and her evolution into the glamour of couture.

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The Design Bar_Photo byJonas Lindstrom

Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2021 canceled

Stockholmsmässan is obliged to cancel two of its largest events scheduled for Q1 2021, namely Formex (the largest home and interior design trade fair in the Nordic region, which should have taken place in January) and the internationally recognised Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, which is customarily arranged in February each year.

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Last chance to see Ung Svensk Form 2020

Discover innovative and experimental new designs from Sweden’s young creatives. The touring exhibition Ung Svensk Form 2020 (Young Swedish Design) has reached its final destination: Röhsska museet in Gothenburg, Sweden. It displays unique pieces from a range of disciplines: from product design to crafts. Last chance to see the exhibition on November 1st.

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Five designs by Chris Martin at Vandalorum

Vandalorum presents an exhibition with works by Chris Martin, this year's Bruno Mathsson Prize Winner. The Bruno Mathsson Prize has been awarded annually since 1984 in honour of the Swedish furniture designer and architect Bruno Mathsson. The winner carries a 250,000SEK cash prize.

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Portrait de Enzo Mari, designer, plasticien et graphiste italien en 1974

Scala di grigio

Design legend Enzo Mari dies aged 87

Designer Enzo Mari has died at the age of 87. Forms editor-in-chief Bo Madestrand saw him ten years ago on a small stage at the Milan Triennale, where he talked about the designer elite of today (but back then): "Today's young designers are lazy and they cannot do without mobile phones and the internet! They create shit! They are dead!" As a designer, Enzo Mari was as radical as he was brilliant, and he questioned the consumer society with his Proposta per un’Autoprogettazione (proposal for a self-design).

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Ex-Works 2020 at Möbeldesignmuseum

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, design colleges’ degree shows had to take place virtually this year, which meant that students lost the opportunity to show their work in physical form. The Ex-Works 2020 exhibition provides a shared platform for final year students from Beckmans, HDK-Valand, Konstfack and Malmstens.

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Soil Matters at Designmuseum in Helsinki

The exhibition Soil Matters explores the effects of design and manufacturing industries on soil.It showcases a multidisciplinary group of professionals who work with soil, from ceramic artists to activists and different types of research groups. The exhibition highlights how the glass and porcelain industries and new technologies have left their mark in the soil. In the exhibition, designers, artisans and artists explore the relationship between human and soil through experimental design projects.

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Chromo Zones
Shoplifter / Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir
18 september 2020–17 januari 2021
Galleri 3
Kulturhuset Stadsteatern 2020

Icelandic Shoplifter at Kulturhuset Stadsteatern

Shoplifter / Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir is one of Iceland’s leading artists. Her practice expands the boundaries between visual art, performance, fashion, traditional crafts and design. Shoplifter’s breakthrough on the international art scene came with her unique, large-scale and colourful installations of synthetic hair. Chromo Zones is an exhibition inviting the visitor to explore with all senses!

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Travel as a Tool at Helsinki Design Museum

Travel as a Tool is a joint Nordic exhibition that considers the significance of travel for the work of Nordic designers from the 1940s to the present day. Trips have been sources of new ideas and inspiration.

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Folkform public art installation in Spånga

The Stockholm-based design studio Folkform has completed a permanent installation for the public indoor swimming pool in Spånga, outside of Stockholm. The project is now long listed in the installation design category, Dezeen Awards 2020.

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Exam Projects 2020: Arcus by Hannes Åström

Hannes Åström's degree project, the seating system Arcus, consists of different sofa and bench modules that can be linked together. The design of the furniture creates calm lines that give a harmonious expression. The modules are made of solid wood, a renewable material that has several positive effects on humans and our living environments.

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Exam Projects 2020: Equilibrium by Alexia Pihl

Alexia Pihl's exam project, the video game Equilibrium, offers a personal and intimate exploration of the self for both the player and the main character. The aim is to empower and inspire a new generation of players who reject the normalized stereotypes of the video game industry. Merging industrial design and video game development, the concept uses classic design methodology combined with entertainment industry techniques.

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