February 16, 2014

Stockholm Furniture fair | Blog tour Stockholm #3


It was the first time I visited the Stockholm Furniture fair during our Blogger tour in Stockholm and really enjoyed the atmosphere. I always love to see how the various brands show their new collection and I was especially happy to see the stand of Danish brand by lassen. I am a huge fan of their designI think it is the iconic kubus form that I am attracted to most, as I have always loved square shapes more then any other. 

By lassen is a family business whose simple mission is to carry the Lassen legacy forward and I loved meeting the great grand daughter of Mogens Lassen who kindly showed me around in their stand. I also choose their 'Twin' table as my favorite item from the Furniture fair |more about that at the end of this post| because I love its versatility and shape, it will be available from April 2014. 



 
The same shape and color pattern is used in the stand - white - wood - grey and copper. The art prints are from Kristina Dam, I wrote about her work last month here: Kristina Dam studio | Graphic objects 


Due the short time we had, we mainly focused on Hall A and the Greenhouse area where our blogger team collected favorite items and booths for the Furniture & Light Fair blog. We thought Menu, String and by Lassen  really stood out.


String 




 Menu



Gerard also wrote a review on the Greenhouse area, the area for young designers where we spend a lot of time talking to many of them | I will link it here as soon as it's on the Furniture & Light Fair blog | meanwhile check it here on the Mr. Walnutgrey blog. I think we all loved the secretaire by Karen Toft in this area and I loved the work of Hanna Dalrot who showed here graduation project for Product design at Beckmans College of design.


Karen Toft Secretaire

Graduation project of Hanna Dalrot

We only had a few hours to walk around and as always... it's a matter of too little time and to much to see at fairs like this. We had a little break at Maze and they kindly invited us to have lunch with them. It was also great to talk with some people I met in Paris and Milano before, and of course, the most important! to have a look at the brands presenting their new collections and meeting new, young and talented designers.


Pictures by Riikka Kantinkoski for Bloggerstour.com 
Thanks to UBER for driving us to the fair and around in Stockholm

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4 comments:

Elvera - elv's said...

Heerlijk om op deze manier met je mee te genieten van de stockholm furniture fair... wat een eyecandy!!!

Madame Pabotoy said...

Very cool stuff on the Stokholm Furniture Fair! Im dying to know who designed/made the grey bulletin board?

Amanda Smith said...

Wonderful and Awesome looking furniture. Especially the first one is so nice and I just loved it!
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