Exhibitions at ArkDes (museum of architecture and design) – Sweden Travel Article

Exhibitions at ArkDes (museum of architecture and design) ArkDes is a museum in Stockholm dedicated to architecture and design. It’s name is a shortening, in Swedish, of these two subjects (arkitektur och design). The official full name in English would be The Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design. It was known as the Swedish Museum of Architecture up until 2013 when it changed names and opened up for design exhibitions as well. The museum is located on the island of…

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Shopping for Swedish Design – Slow Travel Stockholm – Sweden Travel Article

Shopping for Swedish Design – Slow Travel Stockholm Lola A. Åkerström explores some of the best places in Stockholm to shop for quintessential Swedish design pieces. Originally published in 2014. Updated in January 2020. Photo by author Creative Design Hub Stockholm remains Sweden’s melting pot and creativity hub with hundreds of big name as well as smaller artisans running design shops, houses, and collectives. Specific neighborhoods like STHLM Design District are dedicated to design shops and a slew of studios.…

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Anata no Warehouse: The Dystopian Arcade Just for Adults – Tokyo Travel Article

Anata no Warehouse: The Dystopian Arcade Just for Adults IMPORTANT: Anata no Warehouse will be closing its doors for good on November 17, 2019.Step off the streets of Kawasaki and into a dystopian amusement arcade: Anata no Warehouse. It’s part sci-fi, part dedicated re-make of the original Walled City of Kowloon.Photo by Lily Crossley-BaxterFive minutes from Kawasaki Station, this unusual arcade stands nonchalantly between regular tower blocks as if completely unaware of it’s faux-rusty exterior next to their polished cement. Impossible…

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The Danish Takeaway Kitchen – Discover Scandinavia – Scandinavian Travel Article

The Danish Takeaway Kitchen – Discover Scandinavia “When you move from home to home, the most important furniture to bring along is the kitchen” is an Italian saying. The philosophy of Frama Studio in Copenhagen is that a kitchen should look like any other living space, outfitted with freestanding pieces that can work in any setting. Read more about the Danish takeaway kitchen. Niels Strøyer Christophersen established Frama Studio in 2008. It operates in various creative fields and directions from furniture, lighting, apothecary,…

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Rare Design Objects from Danish Designer Company – Scandinavian Travel Article

Rare Design Objects from Danish Designer Company Famous Danish architects like Juhl, Karpf, Kjærholm, Vedel and Utzon put Denmark on the designers’ world map in the 1950s and 1960s. The Danish designer company Architectmade promotes high-quality rare and timeless hand-crafted design products by famous Danish masters. Architectmade scours archives, drawings and museums to reveal what makes for mastery and to search for objects from Denmark’s leading architects. In collaboration with some of Denmark’s most prominent designers and architects the company…

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Danish Interior for Kids – Discover Scandinavia – Scandinavian Travel Article

Danish Interior for Kids – Discover Scandinavia Since 2004, Danish design company Sebra has been designing quality furniture, textiles, toys and accessories for children. If you have kids you are likely to have come across the distinctive colorful designs from Sebra Interior for Kids. Sebra was founded in 2004 by Mia Dela just a few years after she graduated from the School of Design in Kolding, Denmark. It was the birth of her first son Gustav which led her to…

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