Swedish Colour Centre Foundation invites you to an evening with lecture, discussion and colourfful mingle in connection with the International Colour Day.
Sara Garanty, interiour designer and colourist Who is afraid of orange, yellow and purplet? A history of Colour from an artistic and spriritual perspective
The winner of Prisad Färg 2020 Asta Westermark Florestedt, Beckmans, will present her winning proposal Let´s talk colour
Panel dialogue moderated by Catrin Vagnemark, BVD, chair of the jury.
Participating – Asta Westermark Florestedt, winner – John Wattström, laureate – Frida Navratil, laureate – Gunnel Sahlin, glasdesigner and jurymember – Anja Palmgren, board member and och associate professor of color theory
Asta Westermark Florestedt Beckmans Designhögskola, Form
Jury opinion: To find the future, it is important to look back, which the jury saw as a strong value in this winning proposal. The jury associates the proposal to Bauhaus geometric shapes and Itten’s color theory, which was created 100 years ago. The abstract classic geometric shapes clearly illuminate how colour affects shape. Accounting is educational and appealingly simple. This entry inspires in an innovative way and gives knowledge to the colour schemes of the future.
2:nd PRIZE: DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT
John Wattström, HDK Kandidatexamen i design
Jury’ opinion: A colour scheme in public space, which sucked the jury into an alternative world. Colour, shape, light and sound swept around us. The experience felt saturated and invited for reflection. The title is taken from Dylan Thomas’s poem where the main theme revolves around light and darkness and is a call to protest against the end of life. A competition entry that let color, light and shape express our uncertain future. This installation would be located at the UN Climate Summit.
Jury’ opinion: This contribution allows colour to create security for the forgotten place, the non-place. Form and colour are created with regard to nature and our planet. The competition entry will seek to challenge the future of colour with a focus on climate and biodiversity. This is an installation that addresses the discussion about who we choose colour for and creates discussion about what colour can contribute. How can a designer choose colour that not only benefits man but also nature and other species?
One of last year’s award winners in Prisad Färg has released a collection of textile blankets and pillows for Arket. Linnéas design was awarded by the Swedish Colour Center and garnished the Colour Center’s stand at Furniture & Light 2019.
The exhibition showcases interactive pieces, hybrid artefacts, graphic animations and tactile samples that have been developed through the encounter between mechanical and human, precision and imprecision, in the field of interactive architecture and digital design.
What appears to be a highly predictable process is in fact the result of fluid artistic investigation: architect and researcher Malgorzata Zboinska and her interdisciplinary team have extended the field of computational innovation by introducing imprecision, unpredictability, unpredictability, craft and co-creation with the machines into their research.
Opening Vernissage 5 November 2019 h. 18:00-21:00, tours with Artist November 6. Other event to be announced.
Yellow is usually the color of happy, joyful emotions. But according to a new study, not all people associate the sunshiney shade with good vibes.
To find out what factors might play a role, researchers tested a new hypothesis: What if people’s physical surroundings affect their feelings about certain colors? For instance, if someone lived in cold and rainy Sweden, would they feel differently about the color yellow from someone who lived near the Sahara Desert?
The researchers looked at color-emotion data from an ongoing international survey of 6625 people in 55 countries. The survey asks participants to rate 12 colors on how closely they are associated with feelings including joy, pride, fear, and shame.
This autom Nationalmuseum presents Hella Jongerius’s exhibition Breathing Colour which is a visual installation that features the results of her longstanding research into colour, shape, light and materials.
The studies become more in-depth with the help of works that she has selected from the museum’s collections. The visitor’s movement throughout the exhibition follows the change in daylight, from dawn till night time, through different colours and materials. Hella Jongerius was a part of the Dutch design group Droog in the 1990’s and she has designed textiles, porcelain and furniture for a number of international companies and she is also represented in the collections at the Nationalmuseum.
The exhibition Hella Jongerius – Breathing Colour is developed in partnership with the Design Museum in London.
Unique Swedish signed jtea-pots in ceramics. With designers like Signe Persson Melin, Stig Lindberg, Ulrica Hydman, Gösta Grähs and many others. The collection tells the style history of Swedish modernism. Refined 50’s. Colorful pop art from the 60’s. New contemporary with a special feeling for white…
Kulturen i Lund, Sweden 15 jJune, 2019 – 23 February, 2020
With her own department at Saks Fifth Avenue in New York, the front pages of the world’s leading fashion magazines and sold collection at Harrods in London Katja of Sweden – Katja Geiger – was Sweden’s first internationally renowned fashion designer. Trend sensitive and purposeful, she broke with the passage of narrow feminine ideal, and went her own way.
2020 Katja Geiger would have turned 100 years. The exhibition accentuates her color and pattern rich design, and captures the zeitgeist of the 1960s and 1970s.
The exhibition contrasts the austere black and white against the colored playful. Blending Katja’s clothing and shoes with newsreel and fashion photographs by Claes Lewenhaupt and Georg Oddner.
A recreation of a legendary and groundbreaking exhibition from 1918. Sven Harrys konstmuseum presents Sailor Compositions: The Dramatics of Color and the Dynamics of the City, with works by Gösta Adrian-Nilsson,GAN (1884–1965). ,
GAN came to be a pioneer of Swedish modernism and created his own style based on the prevailing currents of early twentieth-century art: Cubism, Futurism, and Expressionism.