Design trends: ‘Full Metal Furniture’ from the North

Modular Seats System by Swedish Girls - Photo by Swedish Girls.

The first bench made from fossil fuel-free steel and an aluminium chair VR-developed from remote are among the best Full Metal Furniture designs debuting in Stockholm.

Henning Larsen Architects designs a New Wood Terminal in the Faroe Islands

New Wood Terminal by Henning Larsen Architects - Photo by ELEMENT, courtesy of Henning Larsen Architects.

In Torshavn, the capital of the remote Faroe Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, Henning Larsen Architects has designed the New Wood Terminal, a new ferry terminal and HQ embracing the picturesque backdrop of lush Arctic landscapes and open seas. The building pays homage to traditional Faroese fishing boats.

Ung Svensk Form 2023: six circular furniture designs by promising Swedish talents

Granland by Simon Mattisson - Courtesy of Ung Svensk Form.

Platform and exhibition Ung Svensk Form 2023 at the Stockholm Furniture Fair featured several projects made from new recycled materials, repurposing neglected objects, or re-thinking waste as a design opportunity.

Stockholm Design Week 2023: ten furniture designs debuting in the Swedish capital

Pleated for Frank collection by Folkform x Svenskt Tenn - Photo by Svenskt Tenn.

Convivial Y-shaped urban benches, shifting hammocks/sofas, and 3D-printed high-end circular seats. Archipanic explored Stockholm Design Week 2023. Check what we liked the most!

Stockholm 2021: 7 design launches in the Swedish capital

'BAM! by Axel Boman' by Massproduction - Courtesy of Massproduction.

Stockholm 2021: the largest Nordic design week went mostly virtual this year. But that didn’t stop brands and designers from unveiling brilliant furniture designs. Check what we liked the most.

10 Nordic seats debuting at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2020

ROPE CHAIR by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Artek - Photo by Mikko Ryhanen.

Sofas go outdoors as benches while benches enter the living room as sofas, rope chairs adapt to those who use them while couches becomes sound absorbing furniture. 10 Nordic seats debuting in Stockholm.

Form Follows Environment: Nordic architects vs Climate Change

Powerhouse Brattørkaia by Snøhetta - Photo © Ivar Kvaal

Nordic architects are showing the way to build a sustainable future. BIG completes the cleanest waste-to-energy plant topped with a ski slope, Snøhetta has inaugurated the the world’s northernmost energy-positive building. Dorte Mandrup’s Icefjord Centre breaks ground to offer breathtaking views of a melting UNESCO World Heritage Site, new sustainable cultural venues thrive in Helsinki and a sinking arctic Swedish city is being relocated…

7 trends and highlights from ‘3 Days of Design 2019’ in Copenhagen

3 Days of Design 2019 - JH97 Lounge Chair and Planner shelving and PM-02 table lamp - Photo by Fritz Hansen

At 3 Days of Design 2019 Nordic workplaces become flexible, design crafts are ‘not-necessarily’ functional, chairs protect the ocean while art injects irreverence into design.

Irreplaceable Landscapes: Dorte Mandrup showcases sustainable architectures in endangered UNESCO sites

IRREPLACEABLE LANDSCAPES exhibition @ DAC. Photo by R. Hjortshoj - courtesy of the Danish Architecture Center.

How does the landscapes shape the architecture? The Irreplaceable Landscapes exhibition at Copenhagen DAC Museum narrates four of Dorte Mandrup’s most audacious projects dealing with natural environments threatened by Climate Change.

Snøhetta’s S-1500 chair is made from recycled plastic waste from the Arctic fishing industry

S-1500 up-cycled chair by Snøhetta and Nordic Comfort Products - Photo: ©Bjørnar Øvrebø, courtesy of Snøhetta.

The S-1500 chair is made from fishnets and ropes contributing to building a local circular economy. The material is processed to create a marble-like matte, pebbled, dark green surface which is unique and mass produced at the same time.