Posts tagged as 'Sweden'

‘Boet’ stools by Note for Mitab; photo by Mathias Nero

The Stockholm-based design studio Note have recently collaborated with the renowned Swedish furniture manufacturer Mitab on this series of organically-shaped, metal-and-cork stools called ‘Boet’. Inspired by ‘the bird’s nest among the trees’ (‘boet’ meaning ‘nest’ in Swedish), the design is available in two heights and various colourways, and it will be presented at the upcoming London Design Festival 2012 (19 – 23 September) at Design Junction. (more…)

‘Lightworks – Disc’ table lamp by Jonas Wagell

Swedish architect and designer Jonas Wagell has realised this small circular table light as part of his self-initiated ‘Lightworks’ series. Composed of two, differently-sized cylinders, the pared-down ‘Disc’ emanates soft, dimmable light ideal for desks, tables or side boards. (more…)

Close-up of ‘Rink’ side table by Eva Schildt for Klong; photo by Tom Martinesen

Stockholm-based Eva Schildt has designed this elegant, leather-trimmed side table for the Swedish manufacturer Klong. Called ‘Rink’, the oval table combines in its structure four different materials: steel, ash veneer, leather and brass. The table is available in three different sizes and two colourways: in either white or black with red-brown leather rim. (more…)

Wed 4.7.

‘Meet’ ottoman and table by Sara Larsson for A2 (SE)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 04.07.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

‘Meet’ ottomans and low tables by A2

Sara Larsson of the young Swedish design brand A2 has realised this series of pentagonal ottomans and low tables called ‘Meet’. Composed of a geometric, oiled oak frame and upholstered seat (in the case of the ottoman), the designs can be linked together allowing for endless configurations. Both the ottoman as well as the table are made in in Småland, southern Sweden, and are available in a wide variety of colours. (more…)

The hand-chiselled surface of the ’Havet’ cabinet by Snickeriet

‘Havet’ – Swedish for ‘sea or waves’ is an intricately-detailed, hand-chiselled cabinet created by designers Karl-Johan Hjerling and Karin Wallenbeck for a Stockholm-based brand specialising in carpentry, Snickeriet. Developed in pine wood, each of the richly-textured cabinets is unique due to the traditional carving technique employed in its production process. (more…)

Mon 18.6.

‘Brev’ storage unit by Emma Olbers for Asplund (SE)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 18.06.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

'Brev' storage unit by Emma Olbers for Asplund

A Stockholm-based furniture designer Emma Olbers has collaborated with the Swedish brand Asplund on this simple, pared-down wall-mounted locker. Called ‘Brev’, the unit is reminiscent of an enlarged, archetypal envelope and it is available in fine leather as well as lacquered metal finish in variety of bold colours such as anthracite, white, violet, olive, nougat, deep blue and orange. (more…)

'Shelf Lamp' by Andreas Engesvik for David Design

The Norwegian designer and guest professor at Stockholm’s Konstfack university Andreas Engesvik has recently realised this pared-down, ‘low tech’ lamp for the Swedish furniture and fashion brand David Design. Composed of only two parts – a small pine base and a lacquered-metal disk – the minuscule ’Shelf Lamp’ was launched earlier this year during Stockholm Design Week. (more…)

Widlund House by Claesson Koivisto Rune; photo courtesy of the architects

Equally, or perhaps even more known for their furniture and product design rather than architectural projects, the prominent Swedish practice Claesson Koivisto Rune have recently completed this crisp-white, minimalist, seafront villa. Located on the second largest Swedish island of Öland, the development is made of solid white, precast concrete which enabled the architects to achieve ‘the ultimate precision in manufacturing tolerance and colour/finish.’ (more…)

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