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14 February 2017
Photo: Lars Petter Pettersen
We report from Stockholm Design Week, including emerging talents and design at the Norwegian Embassy. Meanwhile, as Netflix releases a new documentary series about design, we speak to one of its producers, former ‘Wired’ editor in chief Scott Dadich.
14 February 2017
Photo: Andrea Björsell
Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair is the main event of Stockholm Design Week, held in Stockholmsmässan, the city’s international conference centre. The fair features all the big brands you’d expect but also promotes independent designers and student work – and Greenhouse acts as a springboard for unestablished names to kick off their careers. We speak to one of this year’s curators and jurists, John Löfgren from Swedish studio Form Us With Love.
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Photo: Lars Petter Pettersen
Norway has long been considered the black sheep of Scandinavian design – but now that’s changing. A new wave of Norwegian designers are establishing a fresh identity for themselves and their country, and the government is behind them: during Stockholm Design Week the Norwegian Embassy hosted ‘A Colour Composition’, an exhibition of works by young Norwegian designers. We find out more.
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Netflix has been rightly praised for the resources it has poured into quality original programming. Now the network has released ‘Abstract’, a new documentary series looking at design. We speak to one of the series’ producers, former ‘Wired’ editor in chief Scott Dadich.
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