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DESIGN
Here’s Bernadotte & Kylberg’s new suite, made of ice, snow, and flowers, for the famous Icehotel
FOOD / DESIGN
Vipp has transformed a 100-year-old pencil factory into a social dining room and supper club
FASHION
3 voices on how they’ll remember Virgil Abloh
THE EXPERT / ARCHITECTURE
”They are building like crazy in Finland and what is popping up looks amazing”
NIKLAS LARSÉN
On the best of Finnish architecture from an outside perspective
DESIGN
Jakob Trollbäck on designing the UN’s 17 Global Goals
BRIEFING / CRAFT
Instead of Black Friday, support these 10 emerging local craft brands this week
Q&A / URBANISATION
”A study has shown that people who had a green view solved a test 19 % faster than those who didn’t”
CAMILLA HVID
On the importance of designing future cities both for people and biodiversity
DESIGN
Basta uses innovative solutions to take their products’ entire lifespan into consideration
DESIGN
Margot Barolo on the Kinship method
DESIGN
Sizar Alexis’ bunker-inspired pieces reflect on last year’s isolation and childhood war memories
DESIGN
Antrei Hartikainen’s new design objects show materials taken to their extremes
DESIGN
Varier unveils kneeling chair designed to let you move when you sit
DESIGN
Nordiska Galleriet prints the store’s 110-year-old checkerboard floor on Artek’s icon Stool 60
THE EXPERT / WELLNESS
”Our ambition is to create a scientific council to see how health is affected over time”
PETER WÄHRBORG
On five benefits regarding hot baths with good scientific support
GUIDE / ESPOO
”Current urban development and expanding leisure activities within culture and dining makes me proud of this town”
PILVI KALHAMA
On island hopping and avant-garde design
MOBILITY
Polestar Design Contest winners put forward concepts of future life with an EV
DESIGN
Absolut Vodka unveils the biggest design change for their iconic bottle in more than 40 years
S-BEAUTY SPECIAL
Amelie Soie on why Mulberry Silk is so beneficial for your hair and skin
ART / DESIGN
Artist Magdalena Nilsson on her spectacular — and circular — flooring artwork for Tarkett’s showroom
SUSTAINABILITY
UN-Habitat and Sweden launch competition to accelerate the shift to climate-neutral cities
FOOD / DESIGN
Swedese’s exquisite take-away box reflects the highest level of Scandinavian craft
DESIGN / MOBILITY
Electric car can be used as a huge power bank, powering this unique office for almost a week
DESIGN
Martin Thübeck’s piece Rå can function both as a chair and a slide
Q&A / URBANISATION
”In our cities, we already have all the built square meters that we need — we just need to learn how to use them effectively”
ROBIN RUSHDI AL-SÁLEHI
On disrupting urban planning
DESIGN
Byredo joins forces with design brand Elakform for new Byproduct launch — an homage to illusions
INTERIOR DESIGN
How Cover Story’s plastic-free interior paints disrupts the industry
DESIGN
Petter Henfridsson’s breathable flowerpot made of fabric creates better conditions for the plant
DESIGN
Ahm&Lund: ”Like a shell is hiding a pearl, the pendant conceals the light”
Design
TAKT presents dining desk for post-pandemic work-life designed by Pearson Lloyd
BRIEFING
5 innovative initiatives challenging the hospitality industry
DESIGN
Skultuna teams up with Veermakers for a line of candlesticks and coasters
DESIGN
Josh Krute presents multifunctional storage system with stackable boxes inspired by totems
OUR READING LIST
Underwater parking garages, Volvo’s fossil-free steel vehicle, ski resorts fighting climate change
GUIDE / THE EXPERT / ARCHITECTURE
”Our exhibition shows that Lewerentz was provocatively engaged with the most profound moments of being a human being”
KIERAN LONG
On five astonishing works by Sigurd Lewerentz — and what they can learn today’s designers and architects
DESIGN
Vaarnii uses wild-grown pine in an attempt to define a new design language for Finland
SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY
Low-cost cardboard CPR training kit can potentially save millions of lives
DESIGN / TECHNOLOGY
Aibio is probably the first furniture designed by AI and 3D-printed in wood-based materials
Q&A / FASHIONTECH
”We will see more service-based companies in the future combining remake, digitalism, art, and automation”
MOHAMMED KOSSIR
On how to — literally — breaking patterns
INNOVATIONS FOR BETTER LIVING
This tool manages stress and lowers brain frequency through binaural sounds
ARCHITECTURE
This Copenhagen festival highlights how architecture can shape our future
DESIGN
Emotional Landscape: ”The glass has been built in several layers, which gives it more depth”
INNOVATIONS FOR BETTER LIVING
Private, well-designed zero distraction units can create better workplaces
INNOVATIONS FOR BETTER LIVING
This Finnish eco-design brand’s toilet is made of wood
DESIGN / GAMING
IKEA’s gaming collection is a step in the right direction for mature gaming furnishing
OUR READING LIST
UN worries over AI, entirely 3D printed neighbourhoods, and cloud seeding
DESIGN
Front and Moroso invite the wilderness in in furniture collection Design by Nature
DESIGN
6 playfully elegant highlights from the physical return of 3daysofdesign
DESIGN
Ilenia Martini on the state of Design Weeks
DESIGN
As this year’s Guest City, Helsinki presents smart solutions at Asia’s largest design festival
Design
Peter Saville launches craft-orientated Technicolour line for Kvadrat