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Out-Of-The-Box: Young Swedish Design

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What gets crafted when Sweden’s young designers are given the license to dare to believe in their ideas and to play with, create from and explore them freely, where implementation is without any consideration for adaptation to market needs? “Young Swedish Design” showcases 20 such contributions in areas as divergent …

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Josef Frank’s Against Design – Inspirational To This Day

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After a resoundingly successful run at Vienna’s Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art early last year, ArkDes – the Architecture and Design Center – has brought “Josef Frank: Against Design” to exhibit back in Stockholm. The most comprehensive exhibition ever on the world-famous architect and designer, it shows the breadth …

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Mosebacke Design District: Another Design & Culture Mecca

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As Stockholm Design Week returns on 6 to 12 February with its promise to remain as each year’s most important week for Scandinavian design by filling the Swedish capital’s days and nights with creative meetings, world premieres and hundreds of fantastic events – as thoroughly listed online, make it a …

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November’s Art Inspirations

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We continue to use the fascinating theme of Swedish-based artists and their art in determining November’s selection of exhibitions. This time with a focus on the myriad range of mediums, techniques and points of inspiration employed, along with the messages they endeavour to communicate. And hopefully, these in turn will …

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A Smörgåsbord Indulgence This Summer

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This Scandinavian summer go native by indulging in the smorgasbord – a Swedish gastronomical buffet tradition also enjoyed during Christmas and special occasions and celebrations like a birthday or silver wedding anniversary. Relish in the wide array of hot and cold hors d’oeuvres served in five rounds; with this sequential …

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