Interior Design at Formex Stockholm

Formex is the largest Nordic Interior Design Trade Fair held every January in Stockholm and is only open to those in the trade. A great chance to see all the latest offerings from both top high end designers to the up and coming ones. It is being held this week from the 20th to the […]

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Cool, Foodie Paradise Austin, Texas.

Austin is a young, vibrant city with a great food culture. There are not only a wide array of restaurants to choose from, there are also the very popular food trucks. Apart from the successful business and technology scene, the city also boasts to be “The Live Music Capital of the World”, hosting a very […]

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True Blue -The Art of Indigo Textiles

I fell in love with Indigo textiles when I lived in Japan and China. It is a gorgeous deep blue, and goes through an elaborate process of dyeing that has been used for thousands of years. It is said that the oldest Indigo dyeing centres was in India, making its way to the Greeks and Romans. […]

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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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Artist Interview – Matthias van Arkel

Matthias van Arkel‘s unique, vibrant Silicone Rubber Paintings are very sculptural and is the result of a fearlessness in experimentation and in constantly being curious and investigative of his art. The work has covered walls of large public spaces, as well as paintings and in the form of art cubes. Using a modified pasta machine […]

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Nelle Renberg Andersen – Danish Television

Nelle Renberg Andersen is responsible for filming and directing one of the most popular Reality Series at the moment in Denmark for DR3 called  “Jeg er Ambassadøren fra Amerika 2” (I am the United States Ambassador). The series follows the present United States Ambassador to Denmark Rufus Gifford, who has captured the hearts and attention of […]

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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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Milano – A city of secret gems.

I had a very short introduction to Milan two years ago when I was there just for a weekend. I knew i had to go back to look a little deeper, the city had more than the Duomo and it’s surrounding area and fabulous fashion and style that the Milanese are known for. The city […]

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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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Art Deco inspired home of Sofia Wallenstam.

Sofia Wallenstam is the youngest of the sisters behind the House of Dagmar fashion label. Wallenstam’s apartment in Stockholm is very Art Deco inspired, an era all three sisters find inspirational in their fashion line. The apartment is elegant, sophisticated and modern, just like the clothes that represent their fashion label. All photos from Residence […]

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