Designer Interview – Färg & Blanche

Emma Blanche and Fredrik Färg of Färg & Blanche. Photo: Lennart Durehed. V Söderqvist Blog.

Partners both in work and in private, French born Emma Marga Blanche and Swede Fredrik Färg are a design match made in heaven. Known as Färg & Blanche they work out of their sprawling studio in Södermalm, with all manner of tools and machines that help them to experiment and constantly push the boundaries within the […]

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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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Furniture Couture – Milan Design Week

Armour mon Amour. Färg & Blanche.

The Swedish/French design duo Färg & Blanche, Emma Blanche and Fredrik Färg, have been known for their innovative concept of stitching on wood. They have now pushed those boundaries even further by stitching on metal, with a new collection inspired by Samurai Armour from their art-in-residence experience in Japan last year. ”We were fascinated by the mix […]

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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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Ingegerd Råman for Ikea

Ingegerd Råman is an icon in the Scandinavian Glass and Ceramic Design world. The epitome of minimalist design, clean pure lines and a quiet Swedish aesthetic, this Swedish Designer has always been somewhat of a Design Goddess for me. In collaboration with Ikea, the new line VIKTIGT keeps true to her clean uncluttered, pared down look, objects […]

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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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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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