The Crystal town-hall by Henning Larsen was inspired by the iron minerals of a historical mine which threats to swallow the city center of Kiruna. The building marks the first stage in the relocation of the Swedish city.
The best of Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2018 is on Archipanic. Read our report of the Nordic design fair of the year and flickr through our dedicated Pinterest Board.
The Barn & Fences furniture collection for well-balanced acoustic work environments features repeatable fence-looking room dividers and a barn-shaped muted pavilion.
Front designs modular and foldable rugs for Spanish brand GAN which makes use a Middle Eastern flat-weaving technique to create ‘jigsaw puzzle’ furniture.
Are you ready to to feel cozy in Lapland? 2017 IceHotel unveiled designers’ suites 200 km away from the Arctic Circle… Until Spring will melt them down.
A simple gesture invites you to compose geometrical patterns. Antonio Facco’s MONDO lamp debuted at Maison&Objet’s “Rising Talent” exhibition.
From Israel “molding” pavilion to US politically charged exhibition but also, floating shrines from Japan and a Bauhaus inspired recording studio. Archipanic picked up 10 architecture-related exhibitions at 2017 Venice Art Biennale.
Soft warriors: samurai armour-thrones, stitched metal chairs and baked furniture. Färg & Blanche solo exhibition in Milan showcases an out-of-the-box tailoring approach to design.
With the Nordic Light exhibition, Nordic Museum showcases the history of Scandinavian lamps while an installation by Note Design Studio recreates the glowing iridescence of Northern lights.
With the Figurine collection, NOTE Design Studio designed essential tables, barstools and chairs that prefers to be functional rather then showing off.
Stockholm Furniture Fair 2017: leading Scandinavian brands like Hay, Artek, Republic of Fritz Hansen and Carl Hansen & Søn reissue Nordic design classics by Arne Jacobsen, Alvar Aalto and more.
“Innovators at Heart” exhibition at Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair showcases Färg & Blanche’s Long Neck armchairs nesting visitors with a textile armour.
Blå Station celebrates 30 years of out-of-the-box furniture born from international collaborations at their Milan furniture store… Because “Design is a sustainable investment that needs to be tried and touched for real, not with just a remote click” said at Blå Station to ArchiPanic.
From Italy to France, Germany, Holland and Sweden. The Kitchen on the Run project aims to bring refugees and Europeans together around a table: a nomad container created by design students to make #EuropeABetterPlate.
SmallerObjects presents a new collection developed by international designers who believed in Claesson Koivisto Rune alternative royalty model.
Swedish students propose to turn a disused grain silo into a columbarium-inspired vertical cemetery as a sensitive solution for Malmö port area.
Pop-corns, comfy seats and good-humour, Nordic cinema meets IKEA: get ready for flat-packed vendetta and odd furniture-mates.
Baked upholstered mirrors, chemically oxidated sculptures, and poured bowls with fluid patterns. Emerging Scandinavian designers showcase their alchemic attitude at Maison&Objet’s exhibition TALENTS À LA CARTE.
A forest of Gothic columns, the set of a horror movie, and even an elephant in the room. Sculptors and architects from around the world design art suites of the soon-to-be-melted Ice Hotel in Northern Sweden.
Små Ting storage unit by Johanna Paulsson is the simple and practical solution for hectic lives in small houses.
Transparent Speaker by Swedish start up and design agency PEOPLE PEOPLE brings music, wireless cutting-edge design and a sustainable approach in the living room.
Bowl table by Andreas Engesvik for Fogia works also as a storage unit designed to keep everything at hand.
Wästberg launches a conical set of supersized pendants that rebalances the original role of the lamp itself: to create a room in the room. Design by Claesson Koivisto Rune.
Nick Ross’ Tension Lamp bends like a fishing rod and wins 2014 Muuto Talent Award.
Garden Glory design brand of green-fingers’ tools plays the tongue-in-cheek card to affabulate “glamorous people with dirty nails”.
Ikea spoofs Apple style to present 2015 on-paper catalogue. “Not a digital book, not a e-book… but a book-book!” says the company design-guru in the viral the ad campaign.
The exhibition in the Nordic Pavilion in Venice shows how modern Scandinavian architecture became an essential component of foreign aid to East Africa in the period 1960–80, and how the ideals of the Nordic welfare system found expression in a number of construction projects.
Studio BAAG took inspiration by children’s toys and created furnitures and home accessories defined by a playful imprint and a story-telling humour.
Violent Violent Table by Very Very Gold creative studio expands in the room claiming more space thanks to its modular nature.
Note design studio presents Rise sofa for Fogia, the soft upholstered shape rests on top of a base in wood effusing a warm and cozy Scandinavian feel.