Vintage wonderland

Antiques roadshow

by Salka Hallström Bornold · illustrations: Fredrik Sweger

The Swedes are collecting vintage design like never before. But what is the wisest investment - and what is required for something to become a future classic? Salka Hallström Bornold talks with the experts about trends, icons and the art of digging gold in the auction market.

Lauritz

by Mette Rode Sundström

Awesome 2017

by Emilia Engblad

What were the best, loveliest and smartest things that happened this year? We asked 32 Nordic designers and architects – and got as many answers.

Influencer

by Salka Hallström Bornold · illustrations: Stefan Nilsson, Elsa Billgren, Ulrika Randel

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Cecilie Manz

by Johan Deurell

Copenhagen-based Cecilie Manz is one of Scandinavia’s leading designers. In an interview with Form’s Johan Deurell, she talks about the need for research and hard work – and explains why there is always a need for yet another chair.

Finland

by Selina Vienola

In Helsinki, you may occasionally stumble upon a restaurant with an absolutely astonishing interior. If so, chances are that Joanna Laajisto is the mastermind behind it. Meet one of the top interior designers in Finland.

Vallastaden

by Bo Madestrand

One of the major architectural events of the year was the housing fair in Linköping’s newest district, Vallastaden. Bo Madestrand looks back on a fair where the outside was often more interesting than the inside.

Kinnarps

by Bo Madestrand · illustrations: Carl Hjelte

Every day, a fleet of large blue trucks leaves the Kinnarps factory, packed to the ceiling with carefully wrapped office furniture. We visit a furniture empire built on the traditional values of rural Sweden.

Royal crossing

by Rasmus Graakjær

Krupinski's pavilion in Copenhagen shimmers with light