Swedish Design Pavilion at London Design Fair – A showcase of the best Swedish design.
Maison Objet Paris has already finished. Now it is time to see London taking over as the most central and important point of Design showcase and discussion in Europe. And it’s going to be big, with so many events coming our way: Decorex, 100% Design, London Design Fair, Designjunction. All part of London Design Festival, the big branch of it. Today we highlight the brands that will be present at the Swedish Design Pavilion, showing you the most trendy and valuable projects made there.
Karl Andersson & Soner has a huge legacy and status in the market, since they’re the fourth generation of the business, started by their father’s grandfather Karl Andersson in 1898. They still maintain what they define as the business concept model.
They work with renowned designers and use wood as the principal material. Their ambition is to develop high-class furniture with a strong identity and a unique character that outlives fleeting trends.
Founded in 1893, Gärsnäs is a family-owned business with its own factory in the village of Gärsnäs in Österlen and a showroom in Stockholm. Knowledge and innovation are the keys to the success and what drives the company forward.
From the start, the focus has been on quality wooden furniture and, in the factory, craftsmanship has been passed down the generations in natural succession. Gärsnäs has ongoing collaborations with many leading designers and the interaction between craftsmanship, industry and designers pushes the limits of what is possible.
The Tingest brand offers products for the home inspired by Scandinavian design heritage. The majority of the items are manufactured in Sweden in association with carefully selected skilled craftsmen and based on a commitment to natural materials, sustainability and ecology. As Alexander Lervik says – the lead designer of the brand: ‘this is the long-standing vision’ for the company and it is based in 3 words: design excellence craftsmanship and produced local.