Ida Magntorn’s aesthetic world.

Ida Magntorn. Photo: Jenny Leyman.

Swedish Photographer and journalist Ida Magntorn’s beautiful aesthetics is reflected in all her work. She captures the play of light in interiors, resulting in poetic images reminiscent of  19th century Danish artist Vilhelm Hammershøi’s paintings. In her book Home Style by City she profiles homes in New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris and Copenhagen, and her […]

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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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Designer Interview – Ingegerd Råman

Ingegerd Råman in studio. V Söderqvist Blog.

Ingegerd Råman is the doyenne of Swedish Ceramics and Glass. For almost five decades this legendary designer has worked with Swedish Glassworks such as Johansfors, Skruf and Orrefors, and heightened the aesthetic experience of everyday objects in Swedish homes.  Her pared down, quietly elegant style with a focus on materiality and functionality, has won her many ardent followers and […]

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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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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 – Gunnel Sahlin

Gunnel Sahlin belongs in the top echelon of Glass Designers 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 strikes […]

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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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