Artist Interview – Karin Wiberg

Fascinated by the primeval forests and the mysteries they hold within them, Lund based artist Karin Wiberg creates a magical world in which Hares, Foxes and Deer regard us with curiosity amongst the tall grass, gentle looking people gaze at us as they rise from the ground to greet us as we walk by, delving […]

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Margrethe Odgaard – The Colour Alchemist.

Margrethe Odgaard. Photo: Andreas Omvik. V Söderqvist Blog

Danish Textile Designer Margrethe Odgaard schooled at the The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation and at the Rhode Island School of Design in the U.S. not only creates colour but it permeates through every aspect of her life. In the poetic way that she transforms objects in her use of colour, she […]

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Inger Wästberg – Contemporary Art Jewellery.

Inger Wästberg wearing a Jenny Edlund necklace on the balcony of her home in Stockholm.

Inger Wästberg has had a long and industrious career in public service and politics in Sweden and is the author of several publications. In 1999 Inger accompanied her husband Olle Wästberg to New York where he was to take up the post of Swedish Consul General and remained there for 6 years. While in New York Inger actively promoted […]

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Designer Interview – Märta Mattsson

Märta Mattsson. Photo: Anna Larsson.

Märta Mattsson is an alchemist of sorts, turning the repulsive world of dead animals and insects into intriguing objects of beauty through her Art Jewellery. Her plans to be a biologist was thwarted when she could not stomach dissecting animals in her High School science classes. She went on to study silversmithing and entered the […]

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Designer Interview – Eva Eklöf

Eva Eklöf, designer. V. Söderqvist Blog.

New York based Swedish designer Eva Eklöf started her own company Les Few after spending 5 years as head product designer for Zara Home in Spain. Creating a small range of accessories in a very clean, modernist Scandinavian style, her products are all made by craftsmen in Sweden. The focus here is on fine quality […]

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Utopian Bodies – Fashion Looks Forward.

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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Celebrating one year of creative fun.

As February comes to an end, I think it is only fitting that I should celebrate my one year anniversary of blogging with a post dedicated to all the creative and immensely inspiring people I have had the opportunity to interview. I have enjoyed blogging on my travels and different events in Stockholm, but the interviews have […]

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