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Blog entries posted during April 2013

Stockholm's

April 25, 2013

Solna Centrum's tube station was included this month in a selection of twelve international subway stations that 'transport you to another world'. The station, designed by Anders Aberg and Karl-Olov Björ was plucked from Stockholms network by ...

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More Awards for our Contributors

April 25, 2013

It's open season for our contributors and the turn of Daniel Svahn's Buddy Stool, which has been chosen as design of the day today by the Design and Design site. Congratulations Daniel, grand stuff. It's not got a link to his particular 'award' pa...

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Boris' Thoughts

April 23, 2013

Boris Vasić is the editor of Form magazine and our latest guest editor, his guest collection is one of our more cerebral offerings so far - setting design against a political context and raising in the process many valid and important questions....

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Bike Right

April 22, 2013

Tomorrow at Svensk Form's PechaKucha night (hosted by our Editor, Richard Prime), we'll be joined by another of Sweden's young cycle-related companies. With Spring kicking in big time, it's time to start reinflating tires and dusting off helmets a...

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The (Swedish) National Theatre

April 17, 2013

Noted in one British paper as being something akin to a 'traditional Swedish summerhouse', London's National Theatre will be spending the summer months this year in a new 'Shed' by Haworth Tompkins. The theatre's go-to Dorfman space, is undergoing...

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Best in Show

April 15, 2013

We've spent the past week in Milan for the design festival 2013, a great week for some of our contributors who made the trip out to join many other Swedish designers. We're working on a facebook album of images from our trip but for now, to whet...

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Fresh Meat

April 05, 2013

For those of you in Gothenburg today or over the weekend, be sure to stop off at Fresh Fish , the annual fashion exhibition featuring many exciting emerging brands and designers plus our very own contributor Mike Årsjö . It's growing into a...

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Happy Birthday Mobile Phone

April 04, 2013

Today marks the 40th birthday of the mobile phone. Remember when they first came out and people worried repeated use would give everyone brain damage? Or does that mark us as old. Regardless, Sweden has a long telecommunication history stretching...

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Swedish Design Goes Milan Preview

April 02, 2013

Swedish Design Goes Milan is an initiative which Svensk Form began in 2009, taking a group of Swedish designers and companies to the city's famous Milan Design Festvial and to Superstudio Piú. Since its debut, the collective exhibition has quickly...

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