New book on Scandinavian graffiti: Overground 2 published by Dokument Förlag. From the sleeve notes: ”The world’s best graffiti is created in Scandinavia. It is elegant and dynamic, humorous and serious.
In this book, we follow eight of the most important Scandinavian artists. Their pictures are bursting with life. Their lives are full of adventure.
Images from the book and more info available here. As you may have guessed from the title, it’s a follow-up to Overground published a couple of years ago.
New company started by two Swedes living in Miami, with the ”ambition to bring the contemporary & simple lines of Scandinavian design to American homes at affordable prices.” Check out the site Nordicetc.com for more information.
Furniture producer Swedese open the doors to its new shop and showroom in Stockholm, Sweden on December 9. The showroom will display the entire Swedese furniture collection, accompanied by a selective range of design carpets, lighting and accessories.
Street Market is Stockholms first permanent art, music and design market á la Spitalfields in London. Today at 16—21 hrs, there’s a special event called Fashionstreet, showcasing unestablished fashion designers. The event will recur on November 25 and is arranged by fashion designer Camilla Wellton. If you’re a design student, you might also be interested in Street Springboard. The Street Market is located at Hornstull, Stockholm, unfortunately the site is only available in Swedish.
Frank Form is a small but nice shop in Stockholm, filled with interior accesories and other things. They’re celebrating their one year anniversary tomorrow, October 28, so swing by Kungsholmsgatan 20 this weekend. ”Grattis” from Swedesres!
Fashion designer Stella McCartney has designed a collection for Swedish clothes retailer H&M. The campaign site is now up and running in a sneak preview mode. Full site will be available tomorrow, Octorber 27. The clothes will be available in selected H&M-stores worldwide from November 10. More info on the project in the pressrelease and the image archive.
PSP Flaunt is a collection of bags for PSP, designed by Nakkna, WE, Lovisa Burfitt, Stray Boys and Bea Szenfeld. Each designer has made a bag in a numbered, limited edition of 100. Available at c/o Stockholm and other selected stores in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö.
The only images of the bags found is from the releaseparty at this (ridiculous site alert) site.
DesignTorget is a market place selling handpicked products by established as well as unknown designers, with seven shops in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö. They’ve just redesigned their site and it is now available in English.
”By selecting brands with roots in the Californian laidback streetwear culture Cali Roots opt in providing Scandinavian and international customers with the best mix of streetwear humanly possible!” Visit the online store for some handpicked streetwear, books and toys. Site available in English and Swedish.
It's the 25:th, which means payday for most Swedes... So here's another shopping link for you. Spunk Design has been around for about five years and sells art, fashion garment, jewelery and accesories. Spunk design was founded by Anna Forsberg and the general idea is to showcase unestablished artists and designers. Anna will move to Beijing for a year of Chinese language studies, so from September 1 the store will be run by Ulrika Jansson and Fia Hjelte. The site is only available in Swedish.
Nitty Gritty unwraps this autumns fashion arrivals and updates their online store. Nitty Gritty is the one store in Stockholm if you're out to get your hands on some handpicked British casual and mod style garment. Brands represented include Lyle & Scott, Stone Island, Duffer and more. The store is situated at Krukmakargatan, on Södermalm and also includes a hairdresser, coffe shop and the outlet department cleverly named ”Needy Greedy”..