A report by The Council of Architecture, Form and Design on the establishment of a designmuseum in Sweden has been handed over to the Minister for Education, Research and Culture Leif Pagrotsky for consideration. The council seems very positive to the idea in their statement. Read the press release here, and the report here, in Swedish. English summary here.
Arkiv för Svensk Formgivning shortens it’s name to Designarkivet (The Design Archive) and gets a new logo created by Elisabeth Björkbom. They sure would need someone to have a look at their site aswell: designarkivet.se In Swedish
London based designer Ben Drury will stage his first ever exhibition in Stockholm at Beneath. The exhibition will run from the August 24 — September 16 and will feature a body of work entitled ”Trust me London”. More info here.
The design collective New Beginnings are offering their font ”New Handwriting” in two weights for free. The font is based on an unsuccessful handwriting reform that the Swedish Head Council of Education attempted to implement during the mid 70s. Download it here.
Edit: If you like that font you should definetley check out ”Montessori” by Stefan Hattenbach at Mac Rhino Fonts, as mentioned in the comments.
TenstaBo06 is a housing exhibition placed in the Stockholm suburb Tensta. The exhibition is showing housing projects that have been completed, in progress and planned. The focus will be on highlighting the potential and possibilities of the suburbs. August 17 — 27.
Fult är fint. Live graffiti at Rosendals trädgård this weekend August 12 - 13 at 12.00 - 17.00 hrs. 120 meters of canvas will be painted by De Professionella Konstgangstrarna, Tele, Finsta, Murk, Killa, Ares, Möe-crew, Ollio, Kropp, Glue, Rabbit boy, Ians, Armsrock, CP-crew. The exhibition will continue until August 31.