Designer Interview – Anna Kraitz

Anna Kraitz‘s designs have a Swedish minimalist and functionalist stamp but with a touch of whimsy. Having first studied Fine Art, she made a gradual shift to design, the studies in Art being an advantage in her profession as a designer. Anna has won several prestigious awards, among them the Bruno Mathsson Prize in 2008 […]

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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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Designer Interview – House of Dagmar

Swedish Fashion Label, House of Dagmar was the winner of the prestigious Elle Designer of the Year Award 2015. The driving force behind this 10 year old label are the coolest sisters in town, Karin Söderlind, Kristina Tjäder and Sofia Wallenstam. Combining their talents in the fields of Economics, Design and Marketing, and adding to that a […]

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Frederik A. Werner – The Rocking Chair.

I did a blog post on the Designer Frederik Alexander Werner in March this year. As his final project for his Masters at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts – School of Design, he has designed the Rocking Chair from a brief by the Danish Design Company Menu. With a nod to the classic Rocking Chairs […]

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Designer Interview – Hampus Bernhoff

It would be quite limiting to label Hampus Bernhoff only as a Fashion Designer. Armed with a Business Degree from Stockholm University and Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Fashion from Central St. Martins in London, Hampus has worked internationally and in many different aspects of Fashion, Design, Accessories and Photography. An all round artist who […]

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Designer Interview – Charlotte Bonde

Charlotte Bonde Jewellery is pure eye candy. They are stunning, bold statement pieces, elegant, yet with an edge to them. Seen often on celebrities in Sweden, and a firm favourite of Princess Victoria , they stand out in their originality, something hard to achieve in today’s highly saturated jewellery market. Charlotte Bonde Jewellery is available […]

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Designer Interview – Eva Lilja Löwenhielm

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Eva Lilja Löwenhielm is a multi faceted designer. Growing up she was influenced by her grandfather who was an established name in the world of Shop Window Displays and later building Stage and Film Sets. Studying Set Design and Advertising in High School Eva then went on to work for NK, the city’s largest and […]

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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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