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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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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House of Dagmar AW16

Stockholm Fashion Week is in full swing and the House of Dagmar had their Autumn/Winter 2016 collection unveiled yesterday. Soft sensual fabrics, brushed mohair, leather, turtle necks, pencil skirts and their signature knits. Elegant yet edgy, a look that Swedish designers do so well. I asked Kristina Tjäder, designer and Creative Director and one of the 3 […]

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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 – 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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Designer Interview – Eva Lilja Löwenhielm

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 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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