Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2016 – Are you a fan of Scandinavian design? On 9 – 13 February 2016 there is a perfect event for you – Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair. It is the world’s largest meeting place for Scandinavian furniture and lighting design, for both home and public environments.
Scandinavian design is a well known and highly valued concept for design-interested people all over the world. The largest source of inspiration in this field is Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, which for more than 60 years has attracted purchasers, architects, designers and journalists to Stockholmsmässan and the beautiful capital of Scandinavia each year in February. With the fair as its natural hub, the whole city gets involved in a large number of events, showrooms and parties are organized during the Stockholm Design Week.
During Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, Stockholmsmässan’s 70,000 square meters are full to bursting point with the latest innovations within interior design and lighting for both homes and public spaces. New products, new materials, new knowledge, new trends, new business, new contacts and new environmental and technological solutions are displayed in a both informative and inspirational manner. The exhibitions are of the highest rate and the seminar program is extensive. The first days of the fair are restricted to professional visitors while the concluding Saturday also is open to the general public.
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One of the highlights at the fair is the Guest of Honour, a highly respected international designer who is asked to create a lounge in Stockholmsmässan’s entrance hall during the fair, in 2016 the Guests of Honour are Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby.
Previous Guests of Honour have been: Ilse Crawford, GamFratesi, Nendo/Oki Sato, Inga Sempé, Patricia Urquiola, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Naoto Fukasawa, Konstantin Grcic, Giulio Cappellini, Ineke Hans, Paul Smith and Arik Levy.
Other highlights are the Greenhouse, where new talents are given the chance to show their prototypes and meet manufacturers from the furniture industry, and the Stockholm Design Talk, where seminar, panel discussions and loads more will happen.
Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair consists of four exhibition halls. Alder and Birch where you will find furniture and lighting for public environments. Cedar Hall where the area Modern Mix lies with companies that have furniture and lighting both for the public space and the home environment as well as the areas of home furniture and Hemljus. The Victoria Hall is located at Greenhouse.
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