Utopian Bodies – Fashion Looks Forward. Interview with Sofia Hedman-Martynova.

Change. Photo: Mattias Lindbäck.

Utopian Bodies-Fashion Looks Forward is not your ordinary Fashion Exhibition. Spread over eleven galleries in the Liljevalchs Art Museum in Stockholm, the 5 month exhibition ended its run last month. While most fashion exhibitions tend to focus on just one designer, this multi sensorial exhibition, with 200 pieces, explores eleven themes: Sustainability, Change, Technology, Craft and […]

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Artist Interview – Frida Fjellman

Frida Fjellman is one of Sweden’s most prominent Craft Artists. Her creations in ceramic and glass are very different from the aesthetics of minimalism and form following function that we have come to expect of Swedish Craft Artists and Designers, blurring the line between Craft and Fine Art. Her ceramic animals take us into a dreamlike world of myths […]

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Designer Interview – Chuck Mack

Chuck Mack is an American/Icelandic designer who lives and works in Reykjavik. A self taught woodworking artist, Chuck has just launched the Arco Desk for Design House Stockholm. A glass top supported on trestles leaving the contents of the drawer visible. Chuck Mack’s design philosophy is governed by 5 rules: “Be original (no stealing, skimming or spinning), Give […]

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Designer Interview – Lies-Marie Hoffmann

Sweden based German Artist, Lies-Marie Hoffmann has the ability to turn fallen elm trees into magnificent  and artistic works of functional design. Her design for the first Aesop boutique in Stockholm won the Design S Award for Furniture and Interior Design together with the architect firm In Praise of Shadows. This is a National Design Award […]

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Designer Interview – Christina Liljenberg Halstrøm

Born to a Swedish mother and a Danish father, Christina Liljenberg Halstrøm‘s designs are a splendid representation of Scandinavian aesthetics. With an organic and clean minimalistic approach to creating functional objects with timeless appeal. Graduating from the Royal Danish Academy of Art, School of Design in 2007, Christina has won many grants and awards for her […]

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Ilse Crawford’s Residency at The Apartment, Copenhagen.

Last year one of my favourite designers, Ilse Crawford, had a 3 month residency at The Apartment in Copenhagen. Displaying her latest designs in a lived in, cosy and elegant space resembling a private home instead of a showroom. On display was the Ilse sofa made by George Smith, The Brass Cabinet, made by Jack […]

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Designer Interview – Gunnel Sahlin

Gunnel Sahlin belongs in the top echelon of glass artists in Sweden. Having studied textiles at Konstfack, Gunnel’s first job was designing textiles at Katja of Sweden in New York, after which by an unexpected turn of events led her to design glass for Kosta Boda for the next 22 years. The first thing that […]

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Designer Interview – Frederik Werner

Frederik Werner is a rising star in the world of Furniture Design.  He graduated with both Bachelor and Masters Degrees from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts – School of Design / Department of Furniture and Spatial Design in 2013. In the last few years Frederik has done an internship at Norm Architects, designed several pieces […]

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Book Launch – Blommande Rum, Gunnar Kaj. Vases by Gunnel Sahlin.

Gunnar Kaj is a leading Floral Artist in Sweden whose creative and fantastical floral displays have graced 14 Nobel Prize Banquets. He has also been taking his stunning floral decorations abroad at State sponsored and Diplomatic events. His first book “Låt Det Blomma” won Book of The Year in the Garden category in 2012. Today his […]

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Designer Interview – Eva Schildt

Eva Schildt is an exciting designer to follow as she is an extremely versatile artist, with work ranging from furniture to glass to textiles. There is a touch of the whimsical along with functionality in her designs. Her Äng Vase won Design of The Year at the Elle Decoration Design Awards 2014. Graduating in 2001 from […]

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