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News & Stories | Scandinavian Design ‒ Sturdy comes first?

Scandinavian seal of approval

by Clemens Bomsdorf

Scandinavian seal of approval
Creativity, quality and economic viability can all be associated with the term design. The Scandinavian governments have taken advantage of this and are investing in promoting both the discipline and their own image.
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It’s important to know where you’re coming from

It’s important to know where you’re coming from
Scandinavian design is known for its clear forms, durability and careful craftsmanship. Do students from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland still design in accordance with these principles today? Juliane Grützner asked some of them.
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Reviving Danish furniture classics

by Armin Scharf

Reviving Danish furniture classics
Sometimes they use original plan, other times they rely on an aged furniture item – Erling and Egon Petersen, two brothers from Ormslev, Denmark go to endless lengths in their quest to breathe new life into an original design from the previous century.
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Female success beyond embroidered cushions

by Anneke Bokern

Female success beyond embroidered cushions
There is a noticeably large number of women in design in Scandinavia. From Nanna Ditzel to Front Design, female designers have always played an important role in Nordic countries. Does this have something to do with design style? Or is it quite simply a question of equality?
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About tables and benches

by Klaus Meyer

About tables and benches
Be it park benches, conference tables or outdoor chairs – there's always an additional use to Thomas Bernstrand's designs, even though they stand in the tradition of classic Scandinavian design.
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