Design – Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair went all digital due to the coronavirus pandemic while showrooms and exhibitions along with virtual talks populated Stockholm Design Week. On Pinterest, we have collected some of the best launches, exhibitions and shows.
Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair – At the Greenhouse, the fair’s format for up-and-coming creatives, students and unestablished designers unveiled projects and presented prototypes. Bang Universe has created a collection of furniture and objects made entirely out of wood and paper, starting from a cylindric bade made out of 100% recycled paper.
The Puffy Lounge Chair by Faye Toogood for Hem won the Born Classic Award 2021. The accolade, a collaboration between Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair and the Bukowskis auction house bestows a new item of furniture or lighting that is judged to be a potential design classic of the future. The seat features a detachable, fat and plump upholstery. Its generous shape spills freely over the sides of a tubular steel frame.
Stockholm Design Week featured over 100 physical and virtual events and talks including the Inside Swedish Design exhibition which promoted awareness, values and innovative elements in the country’s design industry where world-leading companies and internationally renowned designers coexist with the next-generation of talents and science for the interior landscape of tomorrow.
The groundbreaking feminist Misschief exhibition of contemporary collectible design showcases a unique group of ten trailblazing Swedish womxn designers and artists selected for the punk nature of their work, at the crossing of design, craft and art. Monica Forster Design Studio showcased a wooden side table which was both hand-crafted and tech-crafted while Frida Fjellman presented the Buddy Collection comprising 6 vases & 1 lamp glass totems.
Due to the coronavirus restrictions Tom Dixon, together with Bukowskis auction house, visited Stockholm Design Week as a hologram. “Digital technologies will revolutionise the way that designs are presented” says Tom Dixon.