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Blog entries posted during November 2012

New Rookies

November 20, 2012

This morning our friends at Moderådet (the Swedish Fashion Council) posted news of the latest shortlist for its excellent Rookies competition. You can find the work of one of the shortlisted entrants, Ninna Berger on this very site. And Yellow Pap...

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Hooked on Nude

November 20, 2012

The White Briefs is a Swedish fashion label that really thinks things through. It's a solid example of how many Swedish companies function; a holistic approach to business, born of being a nation which has, historically, been quite isolated. The...

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Anagram

November 19, 2012

In a world seemingly dominated by insta-apps and the digitisation of analogue thinking there's still small pockets of resistance; folk who kick and scream in the face of such false camera trickery. Cue InstaCRT , a project from an unlikely...

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Stockholm. On the Move.

November 19, 2012

Stockholm's Färgfabriken is one of the city's more directional exhibition spaces; with shows and installations often examining topics affecting its surroundings. This Winter Färgfabriken (its name taken from its previous incarnation as one of pain...

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Frontward Thinking

November 18, 2012

In a seminar at Designboost in Stockholm in 2011, dezeen founder Marcus Fairs noted that Swedish design group Front were always good at using film to expand on the thought processes behind its work. Indeed, Front is oft at the forefront of using n...

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TAFing it Upside Down

November 18, 2012

TAF created Upside Down for danish producer HAY, the latest in a growing line of Swedish designer collaborating with the Danish firm. The series of tables was exhibited at the Cabinetmakers autumn exhibition at Throvalds museum in Copenhagen. "We'...

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The Hippo

November 17, 2012

While working on the content of the site, our thoughts turned to film. It's a modern world out there and Sweden's a modern country. This train of thought lead to the interwebben and whether any of Sweden's design companies use rich media to suppor...

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Why our wide face?

November 16, 2012

Some people might wonder why SwedishDesign is wider than other websites you may be used to. It's a conscious decision we've made during the development process to allow for the progression of high-res screens which give more scope for larger image...

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Go Live

November 15, 2012

There are lots of things to think about when you're making your profile. What to write, how to introduce what you do, what kind of images to use, do you have any films even just making sure your images are cropped nicely but one thing, perhaps the...

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What the?

November 14, 2012

Indeed. What are Collections I hear you ask? A fair point so thought we'd clarify a week before we flip the switch and make SwedishDesign.org go live. Our site has been built around a number of different functions to make it easy to update and...

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PechaKucha

November 13, 2012

Svensk Form has overseen a PechaKucha in Stockholm for many years now. It's now well into double figures and approaching its 40th PechaKucha night, which will be held sometime next year. The event is a true one of a kind, offering a remarkable...

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