Interviews

During my travels I meet many interesting designers and design related key persons. I decided to give them 5 basic questions.

Visit to the Campana Brothers’ Studio filled with street materials and amusing objects

On the way to the airport in Sao Paulo, we stopped by the Campana Brothers’ Studio. Fernando and Humberto themselves were in Rome. We meet with their General Manager, Ana Paula Moreno. The large three-floor studio was located on a side street, half inside, half outside with tropical plants entering the studio Continue reading


Innovation and User Insight were key words at the Nordic Design Seminar at Museu da Casa Brasileira in Sao Paulo

After an incredible tropical thunder storm with lightning and dramatic rain, the evening cleared up, and, to our surprise, the seminar on Nordic Design Awards was actually filled with audience. The day program was filled with interesting meetings, always confirming the global common challenges of defining and communicating the design thinking and process as a tool for solving problems and developing society and industry. Continue reading


Visit from Iceland at the office; Greipur Gíslason of Designmarch Reykjavik, featured in the last issue of Form

Snabb visit på kontoret av Greipur Gíslason från Designmarch 2011 i Reykjavik, som också finns med i senaste numret av Form där han svarar på frågor om hur de jobbar med nyhetsspridning och PR. Han menar att kommunikation med publiken … Continue reading


Quick questions to designer Monica Förster during her London visit – now into literature

I do not like things that are without meaning. Deep down I am not a big fan of objects, if they are meaningless, it is just a waste of resources. But of course we need new things around us. Look at music, we always need more songs. Continue reading


Quick interview with Luciano Pasquariello, the man behind the loud speaker Shape Audio

We have 99 units of our high end loudspeaker Shape Audio ready to order, limited edition. Price 56.000 pounds. We have sold two so far, and getting more and more requests Continue reading


Quick questions to design Professor Uta Brandes

“My current passion is to observe people in their everyday life. I can’t stop observing, on holidays or at work” Continue reading


Quick questions to design Professor Michael Erlhoff

My current passion is my Havanna Cigars of course, and discussing with my new colleagues in China and Korea Continue reading


Connecting Stockholm – hur kan förorter och stadsdelar länkas närmare varandra?

Hopen – ett nytt ord som brasilianske arkitekten Filipe Balestra lanserade i fredags, när Arkitekturmuseet bjöd in till avslutningsfest på projektet Connecting Stockholm. Hopen – en kombination av orden Hope och Open – som en av de internationella workshopdeltagarna använt, … Continue reading


Adjö Almedalen – tisdagen kulturens dag

Lämnade Visby redan tidigt på tisdagsmorgonen. Rätt mätt på intryck och mingel, trots att tisdagen lovade att bli veckans mest kulturspäckade dag.  Men media är ju flitiga, så jag fick ju allt serverat även på hemmaplan i koncist format i … Continue reading


Tack Inger Dahlander för alla år och insatser för Svensk Form!

Overkligt att Inger har slutat. Sista dagen i måndags, efter 36 år. Vår lilla fasta skara som är kvar efter  omorganisationen traskade därför iväg till gemensam lunch hos hotell Skeppsholmen, för att tacka av henne ordentligt. Hon berättade om den dagen hon började 1973, hur hon först varit … Continue reading