Silk and organza, beauty and sensualism. This spring, Pasi Välimaa’s monumental designs will be installed in Stockholm.
The silky way
The future is female
With their project Tits N Ass, design studio Butler/Lindgård have conquered the world of design and art. They have also been provocative. On their fabrics, breasts, body hair and floating spots become beautiful hand-printed patterns.
Fast food chains have always produced tons of waste. Today, plenty of climate-smart solutions crop up – such as coffee ground cups and packaging material made out of potato peels. But complete circularity remains a utopian dream.
Everything you need to know about Milan
House of horrors
When Kieran Long became director at ArkDes two years ago, he inherited an institution in crisis. But is the situation any better? Leonidas Aretakis tells of a museum where daily rebukes and sudden dismissals have become part of life. Kieran Long’s explanation: “There was a lack of talent.”
The secret world of plants
The Swedish hydropower plants are architectural expressions of the 20th century’s belief in technical progress. Form followed the curvaceous trail of the Indalsälven river.
Ticket to heaven
Copenhagen architects Norrøn design tourist destinations and rescue eroding shorelines on the basis of slow analysis. Then they let the challenges do the hard work.
Fifty shades of grey
It’s been 100 years since the founding of Bauhaus, a jubilee that will be celebrated throughout 2019. Hedvig Hedqvist recounts the marks that the movement has left on Swedish design history.
Glass Art Society
In 2020 Sweden will host the world's greatest glass conference.
Close, but not quite
The renovation of Röhsska unveils both gems and duds.
The Danish Museum of art & design
The Danish Museum of art & design gets a beautiful refurb
Jöns Ljungberg och Härjedalens rokoko
John Selbing's photos helped shoot orrefors to success
The future is here
During the furniture week in Stockholm, Ung Svensk Form opened at ArkDes, an exhibition showcasing the best of contemporary Swedish design. Form photographer Rana Van Pellecom was there.