Dezeen promotion: Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair takes place from 7-11 February and is the world's largest event for Scandinavian design.
Top: Beyond Couture by Fredrik Färg
Above: Sketch for the Hello! exhibition by Monica Forster
Around 750 exhibitors will show new furniture, homeware and lighting at the Stockholmsmässan fairground with over 60 satellite events taking place around the city.
Above: lounge by Inga Sempé
This year's guest of honour is French designer Inga Sempé, as reported in Dezeen Wire, and she'll create a lounge at the entrance to the fair.
Above: Beyond Couture by Fredrik Färg
Young designer Fredrik Färg will install a bar called Beyond Couture featuring icebergs, stone, animals and textiles, while this year's Design Bar based on circles will be fashioned by Lina Nordqvist.
Above: Greenhouse by Jens Fager
Dezeen will be reporting from Stockholm next week and you can follow our coverage here. See all our stories about last year's Stockholm Design Week here.
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Here are some more details from the organisers:
Welcome to a jam-packed design week in the capital of Scandinavia!
It's time to open the doors to the world’s largest meeting place for Scandinavian furniture and lighting design for the 61st time!
Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair offers, as per tradition, a jam-packed fair with around 750 exhibitors (80 per cent of them from Scandinavia) revealing their latest products. The halls 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. The inspirational exhibitions are of the highest rate and the seminar programme extensive. Get ready for five intensive days filled with new products, business, knowledge, trends and inspiration!
The team behind Stockholm Design Week and Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair really want to give you as a visitor the opportunity to maximise your experience, not just of the fair, but also of the whole week. The Official Guide to Stockholm Design Week 2012, has been produced to make your planning easier. You can find the guide at most showrooms, hotels and of course at the fair.
This is your key to everything happening during the week. In addition to all the exciting new products at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, you will also find the route to the more than sixty high-profile design events held around the city in connection with the fair. Of course, we also provide tips on the best shopping, restaurants and bars in the city. During the day, business is done at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, while in the evenings it’s time to mingle and party.
At www.stockholmdesignweek.com you can keep in touch with what is happening around the city.
You can also download the “Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair” app for both Iphone and Android. Just visit App store or Android Market
Around 40,000 purchasers, architects, designers and journalists from more than fifty countries visit Stockholmsmässan every year in February for Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, the world’s largest meeting place for Scandinavian design. The whole of Stockholm also gets involved. Around sixty events, showrooms and parties are organised during the design week.
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