Due to current restrictions in Sweden, the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2022 has been postponed to September. However, the much-appreciated Stockholm Design & Architecture Talks will run digitally February 8 – 10 with the overall theme “Being a Game Changer”. So, although Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2022 has been postponed to September, the week 7 – 13 February will be filled with inspiring design news and events. Read on.
This year’s fair in September with the theme “Being Scandinavian” explores the typically Scandinavian beyond obvious conventions. One of the news for 2022 is a new fair layout making the experience for the visitors more dynamic. There are also a number of new concepts like The Library, a curated exhibition space where you can book a space to show only one or two new launches instead of booking an entire stand.
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Design news and launches will take place digitally in the organizers’ social media channels and will be a week filled with inspiring design news and events.
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Both Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair and Stockholm Design Week are scheduled to run again in September this year. The launch of the interactive app pushing events and exhibitions in Stockholm will also be postponed until it’s safer to meet in larger numbers again.
Stockholm Design & Architecture Talks
On February 8-10 the digital seminar program Stockholm Design & Architecture Talks will be broadcasted. With “Being a Game Changer” as an overall theme this three-day event focus on the most important issues facing the industry right now.
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Stockholm Design & Architecture Talks is a leading platform for discussing and exploring architecture and design, and has been part of Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair since 2013. The program for 2022 has a strong focus on sustainability and innovation and is designed to promote knowledge and to spur discussion and development within the field of design and architecture.
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Dezeen founder Marcus Fairs will moderate several of the panel discussions during the digital seminar program, as will the British journalist Katie Treggiden, author of the recently released book Wasted: When Trash Becomes Treasure (Ludion, 2020). Tregidden also runs successful podcast Circular with Katie Treggiden, which explores craft’s potential role in the transition to a more circular economy.
Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2022
September 2022 is the 72nd Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair. For more than half a century, the fair has been Scandinavia’s display window for design. Since the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair was held for the first time in 1951, it has evolved from being a local furniture fair, only featured Swedish manufacturers and furniture retailers, to have become the world’s leading event for Scandinavian design, welcoming visitors and exhibitors from all corners of the world.
Over the years, countless business deals have been created there, contacts have been established, new products have been launched, and both design classics and celebrated designers have been presented.
Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2022 Postponed to September, compiled by Tor Kjolberg
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