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Design
This compostable rug interlaces Eastern heritage and Scandinavian design
DESIGN
Visual artist creates glass instruments and objects exploring sound, sight, and colour for Iittala
DESIGN
10 stand-out launches at Stockholm Design Week
DESIGN
7 innovative highlights from Maison & Objet
Design
Enkei presents first lamp made of high-end fashion deadstock, waste, and 3D-printed fossil-free steel
DESIGN
Lessons learned from creating a flooring line of 65% recycled post-consumer materials
DESIGN
Farming Architects unveils the layers and thought processes that shape architectural innovation
FASHION / DESIGN
Fredrik Paulsen presents chairs, shoe shelves, and custom Converse for Sneakersnstuff
Art
Pia Ferm presents tufted tapestry and carved stone sculptures in craft-oriented exhibition
DESIGN
Vipp uses naturally anodised aluminum to blend minimalism with the everyday functionality of a kitchen
INSIGHTS / DESIGN
“Every brand should consider having their products 3D modelled and optimised for browser and AR viewing”
NIKLAS KIVILUOTO
On the future of Spatial Commerce — and why it matters now
DESIGN
Is this the most well-designed theatre in Scandinavia?
ARCHITECTURE
Architect duo on creating spherical-shaped ”visualisation dome” in central Stockholm
ARCHITECTURE
Finnish National Theatre’s renovation shows what circularity could mean for the construction industry
SCANDINAVIAN MIND X LYNK & CO
10+ pictures from the second installment of Virtual Creativity Live
DESIGN
New partnership brings Swedish-produced hope chest to the 21st century
PODCAST
Virtual Creativity Live: Gustav Winsth
FASHION
Bergans of Norway’s lightweight innovation for cold adventures secures Scandinavian Outdoor Award
DESIGN
Heima í Stovu is relaxation on a new level — on a remote part of the Faroe Islands
ARCHITECTURE
A 21,500 m² park just opened on an island in Copenhagen’s urban harbour
DESIGN
Klaus Haapaneimi’s new Iittala prints show the developments of the printing industry
EVENT
Join us for Virtual Creativity Live: Gustav Winsth
INSIGHTS / RECYCLING
”Instead of PVC, which requires numerous additives, opt for simpler plastics that need fewer additives”
ERIK GRAVENFORS
On how a key to cleaner plastic is better design
PACKAGING / DESIGN
Yangi explains why dry-forming technology can offer next-gen sustainable packaging, at scale
ART
The launch of Afripedia Art sets out to reshape the Nordic art scene
SUSTAINABILITY
Family, furniture, and fashion: five Nordic resale platforms to keep an eye on
DESIGN
Stone Island collaborates with FRAMA to unite innovation and timeless elegance
DESIGN / FASHION
Vitra and Levi’s highlight the benefits of cross-industry collaboration to battle textile waste
DESIGN
Public installation in Stockholm envisions a better urban future with interactive soundwalk
INSIGHTS / MATERIAL INNOVATION
”Fungi is a great example in showing that it is possible to create systems that resonate with the greater ecosystem”
MAURIZIO MONTALTI
On why mushrooms will take over the creative industries
DESIGN
Bernadotte & Kylberg: There’s room for a local premium home interior and accessories brand
REPORT
The new cool — how Gen-Z redefines status through sustainability
DESIGN / MOBILITY
ChargeNode and ateljé Lyktan present smart car charger for Nordic climate
DESIGN
Bio-material innovation Woodio will soon be available to everyone, as a greener choice
INSIGHTS / DESIGN
”The persons who make the sofa also deliver the sofa”
CASPER VISSERS
On how to disrupt the interior design market
PODCAST
Helsinki Design Week report: The Finns are walking the walk
INSIGHTS / DESIGN
”We actively work against throwaway culture”
KATI IHAMÄKI
On 400 years’ worth of experience in sustainability work
OBSERVATIONS
Circular furniture — is it possible?
KONRAD OLSSON
A dispatch from Designer's Saturday in Oslo: a panel on circularity in the furniture industry at the launch of Minus Furniture.
DESIGN
SAAS: ”You can see a trend, especially in hospitality, of warm colour temperatures”
DESIGN
Urban developer just unveiled plans for the world’s largest wooden city in Stockholm
DESIGN
Vipp unveils guesthouse Villa Vipp — blending Danish minimalism and Puglian charm
DESIGN
Monica Förster: ”Macrocosmos and microcosmos come together in a perfect merge”
TECHNOLOGY
How Nordic brands’ early blockchain adaption prepare them for coming EU regulations
DESIGN
3 Nordic talents on challenges and benefits creating spectacular designs made of hardwood timbers
architecture
How fashion brand Vollebak and architecture firm BIG envision a self-sustainable future
DESIGN
Nevotex on the road forward for manufacturing — certifications and recycling
ARCHITECTURE
What can we learn from the next generation of voices in architecture?
DESIGN REPORT
Biomaterials, next-level woodworking, AI tables, and modern folk art at 3daysofdesign
DESIGN / TECHNOLOGY
Copenhagen AI exhibition showcases flat-packed ”Couch in an Envelope”, that only weighs 10 kilos
PROFILE
Bonnie Hvillum on creating immersive interactions based on self-made natural materials