Författararkiv: Britt Olofsdotter

The Colours of Swedish Counties: Småland

Småland

This is the twelwth book in a series of Swedish Counties and their colours.  The authors interior designer Lena Anderson and human geographer Marja Lindblom give us a quick tour to  Huseby Bruk, Eksjö old wooden town, the Glas Country. and much more.

Previous books deal with Bohuslän, Gotland, Dalarna, Lappland, Närke, Skåne, Södermanland, Värmland, Västergötland, Uppland and Öland. Theese small books are intended as inspiration for diving into each province´s sights and activities, offering colour suggestions and functioning as tourist guides.

Texts in English and Swedish

More info at www.svenskalandskapsfarger.se 

Bio-Depth – A dark and mystic colour palette

Explore the dark and mystic colour palette of Bio-Depth, one of the important colour trends for 2021+. from NCS Colour. This trend is inspired by a reaction to the dramatic change and uncertainty of the world. We realise that our well-being is much more important than materialism. Experiences are more important than consumption. We seek a purpose. 

Bio-Depth_trend forecast

Wanja Djanaieff- an explosion of colours

Marabouparkens konsthall
6 juni 2020–20 december 2020

Wanja Djanaieff – Marabouparken konsthall
Wanja Djanaieffs mönster ”Rand” och Anna-Lena Emdéns ”Blomma” för Alingsås Bomullsväveri 1969. Foto: Åke Moqvist

In the summer of 2020, Marabouparken presents a large retrospective exhibition with works by Wanja Djanaieff – one of Sweden’s most influential textile designers. Djanaieff has been Head of Design at NK Design Group and Strömma Sweden, among others.

Designarkivet
Designarkivet

Her work became known to a wide audience when she designed clothes for the Swedish Olympic squad in Munich in 1972. The clothes, adorned with a pattern of yellow crowns on a blue background, also went on sale at NK and became a bestseller.

She has also worked as a scenographer, costume designer, professor and project manager. The exhibition at Marabouparken shows sketches, clothes and the iconic patterns that have come to be style-forming for an entire era.

Welcome to Prize Ceremony

Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair SFF 4–8 February

We invite you to celebrate the winners with us! 
Prize ceremony, Greenhouse Cafe at 3 pm on Feb 4.
Prisad Färg will show the winners at @svenskform stand C18:21 at Greenhouse.

Prisad Färg – instituted by Swedish Colour Centre Foundation – works to strengthen the knowledge of colours. A colour design competition for newly graduated and students of design, architecture, visual communication and art in Sweden.

New book The Colours of Swedish Counties, Uppland

This is the eleventh book in a series of Swedish Counties and their colours.  The authors interior designer Lena Anderson and human geographer Marja Lindblom give us a quick tour to  World heritage Birka, Old Uppsala, Gustavianum, Löfsta bruk. and much more.

Previous books deal with Bohuslän, Gotland, Dalarna, Lappland, Närke, Skåne, Södermanland, Värmland, Västergötland. and Öland. Theese small books are intended as inspiration for diving into each province´s sights and activities, offering colour suggestions and functioning as tourist guides.

Texts in Swedish and English

More info at www.svenskalandskapsfarger.se

Short list Prisad Färg 2020

This year´s theme

Colour, Form and Future

Award ceremony at 3 pm February 4th 2020, Greenhouse Cafe, Stockholm International Furniture and Lifgt Fair

Proposals will be exhibited in the stand of Svensk Form

Nominees

Colour for nature
Frida Navratil
Inredningsarkitektur & Möbeldesign på Konstfack (K2)

Do not go gentle into that good night
John Wattström
Kandidatexamen i design HDK 

Let´s talk Colour!
Asta Westermark Florestedt
Examen från Beckmans Designhögskola, Form 

Jury: Axel Nordlander, Svante Öqvist, Clara von Zweigbergk, Åsa Stenerhag, Catrin Vagnemark, Gunnel Sahlin, Kennet Vrågård, Mats Widbom. Rahel Belatchew missing at the picture

Juxtaposing Craft 15 -18 September

Celebrating 150 years of Swedish – Japaneese diplomatic relations

Colour talk about colour and its meanings in different times and cultural contexts, with Undeni, Aoki Maasaki, a specialist in natural dyeing at Tezomeya in Kyoto, Petra Holmberg, Curator  of the East Asian Museum and Gertrud Olsson, Interior Architect, Architectural Historian and Colour Scientist.

Free of charge

Date: 18 September 2018
Location: Library of Svensk Form Svenskuddsvägen 13, Skeppsholmen

On Saturday 15th there is a workshop on traditional dye techniques
Swedish and Japanese craftsmen meet in Färgköket, Ateljé Draken, where we will learn how to use nature as the source for creating durable colours with Aoki Maasaki from tezomeya.com, Kyoto.

During the day we will get to know how traditional techniques have been used and can be
used yet today. Ateljé The dragon is open from 11:00 to 17:00. Occasions to test plant colouration are at 12:00, 13:30 and 15:00. Limited number of places to participate in plant dyeing.

Price: 50 kr / press per session.
Everyone is welcome to watch

Date 15 September 2018
Location: Ateljé Draken, East Asian Museum, Tyghusplan, Skeppsholmen