Artisanal Action

Isa Glink

For the first time in the history of the Form +1 Award, a textile designer won - Isa Glink; creative director at Kinnasand.

Winter wonderland

By Ida Kukkapuro

"Slowly a huge, yellow ponsse harvester descends from the wood, cutting the trees out of its way..." Ida Kukkapuri reports from the Northernmost design week in the world.

Good vibrations

By Sofia Hallström

Art and architecture will breathe life into on of the most ghostly locations in Stockholm city.

Cutting Edge

By Emilia Engblad

Saana Hellsten got tired of the Barbie look and invented the gender-neutral razor.

On the menu in Milan

By Per Nyström

Front presents a rocking horse, Jens Fager experiments with bamboo and Claesson Koivisto Rune will bring a puzzle chair. It all happens at the Salone del mobile in Milan.

Porcelain

By Sofia Hallström

How do you relaunch a 400-year old porcelain city? An unusual project will be shown at the fair in Milan. Ten Japanese companies have been paired with the locomotive force of 16 international designers – among them Ingegerd Råman.

Following the fuwls

By Bo Madestrand · Illustrations: Patrick Miller

From Kalmar to the world, from hubris to humility. Bo Madestrand tells the story of FUWL, the cocky smalltown students who founded one of Sweden’s leading design companies.

Finnish finish

By Selina Vienola

What’s going on at the Aalto University? Selina Vienola explains why there suddenly are so many fashion talents emerging from the Helsinki academy. AKINO

The homebrew recipe

By Jenny Damberg

Copper objects inspired by a home distilling machine and a new form of plaited baskets. Swedish Studio Glimpt’s collaboration with Roma craftsmen in Transylvania highlights the beauty of local creativity.

Legendary Lena

By Salka Hallström Bornold

She was a radical thinker, a brilliant writer, a jazz enthusiast, an interior architect and one of the masterminds behind the Swedish model. Salka Hallström Bornold tells the story of Lena Larsson.

Golden Circle

By Rasmus Graakjær

Basic geometric shapes have long been taboo in architecture. But now, the circle makes a comeback. Rasmus Graakjær examines the raw foodism of architecture. shapes have long been taboo in architecture. But now, the circle makes a comeback. Rasmus Graakjær examines the raw foodism of architecture.

Artisans in action

By Julia Peirone