Blond will show GA7, a timeless luminaire designed by iconic architect Erik Gunnar Asplund. GA7is manufactured in a mouthblown, three-layered opaque glass, and was originally designed to light the corridors of the basement at the Woodland Cemetery. The frosted outer surface and centred light source create a uniform, general and diffuse light, but an opening in the glass also creates a direct light distribution.
Blå Station will present several new products, including the module sofa Bob, which you can buy by the metre and that has already been well received by architects and by the media, winning Editor’s Choice award 2017.
Bolon is a story of three generations of a family business. Over 60 years ago, the founder Nils-Erik Eklund had an idea – to turn textile waste into rag rugs – and Bolon was born. His granddaughters Annica and Marie have been running the company since 2003.
The famous bedding company Hästens will be launching a new designer collaboration at the fair, that takes a step away from its trademark blue-and-white check pattern.
“Handmade in Huskvarna since 1898.” This is another story of a family business. Karl Andersson promised, 119 years ago, to only make “well-made furniture, designed to last”.
Kasthall has been designing and manufacturing unique woven and hand-tufted rugs since 1889. The factory is located since in Kinna, the traditional textile area in western Sweden.
Lammhults will present Penne, the world’s first chair with legs made of laminated wooden tubes. Already launched with a seat and back in polypropylene and as a complete wooden version, the chair will now also be displayed with legs in aluminium.
Offecct is a Swedish company founded by Kurt Tingdal and Anders Englunc in 1990 in the town of Tibro. Together with designers and architects from around the world, Offecct develops furniture with sustainable, functional and attractive design for modern meeting places.
Swedish company String Furniture is presenting an extraordinary new design. the classic String system, designed in 1949 by Nisse Strinning, now also comes in a cool all-metal version. This takes the system to a whole new level of versatility and can be used, for example, in the hallway or in the kitchen.
Swedese will unveil new products from the designers Monica Förster, Front, Thomas Sandell and a new textile by the Finnish artist Kustaa Saksi.
Launched in 1978, with progressive changes in 2005 through new collaborations, Zero is an internationally well-established company with designers from near and far. Zero has mastered several different materials, and is not afraid to work with the latest technologies.
Örsjö Belysning AB has its roots deep in the southeast corner of Småland, in southern Sweden. This is an area known for its entrepreneurial spirit and strong tradition of design and handicraft, qualities that Örsjö has honored for over 65 years.
With innovative ideas for interior design based on experimentation and the shared perspective on sustainability, Swedish Design goes Milan brings 18 exhibitors to Milan in a blended exhibition curated by the internationally renowned architectural studio White.
COMPANIES SHOWN BELOW
With a long-term perspective and focus on innovation and product development, Astrid wants to inject the unique feeling of textiles into spaces.
A pioneer in the wood flooring and parquet industry with a range of innovative products in classic patterns such as herringbone and narrow single strip with new materials such as woodfibre.
Creating simplistic long lasting furniture mainly in natural and renewable wood, Balzar Beskow is striving for always improving how they do things, both in methods and materials.
International brand with followers that look for iconic, functional and sustainable furniture and accessories.
The Freedesk Team mission is to develop and sell a range of simple, flexible and meaningful products for an active lifestyle.
Natural pigments allow Färgbygge’s colours to reflect light giving luster and warmth as well a strong, durable surface.
Grythyttan lies deep in the forests of Bergslagen, Sweden and it is here in their workshop next to the railway tracks, that their furniture has been produced by craftsmanship handed down through the generations since 1930.