About

Stockholm has long been an incubator of design. And also an influencer in creative thinking and innovation. Now 8 newly graduates from Stockholm’s most influential design college make their second appearance on the international design scene with the exhibition New Stockholm in 5vie, in the heart of Milan.


The 8 emerging design talents have created an event that features new work, employing new technology, machine processes and manmade materials in new and unexpected ways in a collaborative exhibition.


A part of the exhibition area will provide a scene to meet the designers and view their portfolios. Since their graduation projects, the students have developed and explored their own focus as designers. By articulating and managing their own projects, they express their personal interests and convictions, as well as use the methods and the form that they want to develop.

Objects

MATERIAL INVERTUALS
Elina Johansson


Material Invertuals, is an investigation into previously unused materials from renewable sources. The table top is a bio-recin and coffee-grounds composite. The idea of the coffe table was inspired by the huge amounts of everyday coffee waste. By creating a solid shape that seems unbalanced, I wanted to express the impossibility of the materials. The stool-upholstery is made of kombucha, a bacterial cellulose which is possible to grow on your own. Kombucha is mostly known as a fermented tea, which has been consumed as a health drink in Asia for centuries.


info@elina-johansson.com

www.elina-johansson.com

HIDDEN PYRAMIDS, MIRROR
Vera Panichewskaja


Hidden Pyramids is a collection that explores how recurring forms contrast and work with a dreamy, illustrative and decorative surface; an abstract story and reflection of my creative world. I have developed a technique in which I combine influences from Belarusian crafts and folklore, old colourful Swedish timber houses, Art Deco and late 1970’s interiors. The table and the mirror become an indirect communication channel between the observer and the designer, inviting the observer to take part in my discoveries and my questioning of objects in which function often has the greatest meaning.


hello@verapanichewskaja.com

www.verapanichewskaja.com

HIDDEN PYRAMIDS, SMALL TABLE
Vera Panichewskaja


Hidden Pyramids is a collection that explores how recurring forms contrast and work with a dreamy, illustrative and decorative surface; an abstract story and reflection of my creative world. I have developed a technique in which I combine influences from Belarusian crafts and folklore, old colourful Swedish timber houses, Art Deco and late 1970’s interiors. The table and the mirror become an indirect communication channel between the observer and the designer, inviting the observer to take part in my discoveries and my questioning of objects in which function often has the greatest meaning.


hello@verapanichewskaja.com

www.verapanichewskaja.com

BEFORE/AFTER
Benjamin Curtis


Just as we express and communicate our past and future with words and actions, material expresses this through its condition and appearance. But what is a material’s perfect state? A state of growth, decay or something in between? The chair is an abstract concept in physical form. The aerated concrete give way to organic forms and textures similar to erosion, decay and growth while the stainless steel element is almost lost in its own perfection. A sculptural furniture piece that uses shape, surface and texture in stark contrast to one another, as a vivid depiction of a material’s origin and fate.


hello@benjamincurtis.se

www.benjamincurtis.se

STAY
Sara Sjöbäck


Stay explores independence and loneliness in Sweden’s social structures. The outspoken norm that being single is being free, led to the questioning if independence is linked to a loneliness that is not admitted by the masses. Stay experiments with two shapes striving to make each other complete. Not giving any answers to whether they need each other or not, the shapes experiment with balance, centre of gravity, texture and weight. Stay embodies the impact one shape leaves on another, making the imprints visible in the glass. Free-blown glass by Reijmyre, Sweden.


sara.sjoback@gmail.com

www.sarasjoback.se

STAY
Sara Sjöbäck


Stay explores independence and loneliness in Sweden’s social structures. The outspoken norm that being single is being free, led to the questioning if independence is linked to a loneliness that is not admitted by the masses. Stay experiments with two shapes striving to make each other complete. Not giving any answers to whether they need each other or not, the shapes experiment with balance, centre of gravity, texture and weight. Stay embodies the impact one shape leaves on another, making the imprints visible in the glass. Free-blown glass by Reijmyre, Sweden.


sara.sjoback@gmail.com

www.sarasjoback.se

STAINLESS
Sara Sjöbäck


The abstract object explores the expectation of the stainless appearance of women.


The material stainless steel is used together with blonde hair running between the legs of the object. The object is perfectly polished on the outside, giving it a mirror-like finish, and left raw on the inside. Stainless questions the preconceived notion of what a piece of furniture can be.


sara.sjoback@gmail.com

www.sarasjoback.se

CAUTION
Isa Andersson


The choreography of everyday life appears to be ultimately free. But who we are affects how we behave, and what rooms we find ourselves in. We cruise through life along the usual track and it’s not until we depart from the given route that the borders appear clearly. Isa Andersson’s symbolic meeting between material and idea is as obvious as society’s social structures. Caution invites to an inner reflection and an outer action. Does it challenge us to break new ground?


Free-blown glass by The Glass Factory, Sweden.


isa.amalia.andersson@gmail.com

www.isaandersson.se

CABINET TABLE
Tina Eklund


My project is about having a seasonless relationship to our furniture. I want to leave the temporary behind, and instead promote the flexible. In my design process I saw a gap in the market for a low table for outdoor use. My Cabinet Table can easily be moved between places, both indoors and outdoors. It is an object in continual motion.


studiotinaeklund@gmail.com

www.tinaeklund.com

KETTLE POD
Tina Eklund


I wanted to design a kettle that takes one step back in time and two steps into the future. An electric kettle is an object found in practically every household. It is regarded as a disposable product due to its relatively short lifespan which is largely due to its built-in electronics. When the electric kettle loses its capacity to heat water, it loses its value and as it is a combination of many different materials and components it is difficult to recycle. Kettle Pod is designed for the induction hob and fills the same criteria for effectiveness and energy-saving as an electric kettle on the kitchen counter.


studiotinaeklund@gmail.com

www.tinaeklund.com

LAMP DEPLOYED
Tina Eklund


Lamp Deployed is an object that explores locally produced design, and how we will consume in the future. The housing is completely 3D printed in renewable and biodegradable materials. In the near future, I believe that a major part of everyday objects will be produced this way, and that it will become a natural part or our daily lives. The shape of this lamp is inspired by historic candle reflectors.


studiotinaeklund@gmail.com

www.tinaeklund.com

PARK
Sanna Gripner & Märta Hägglund


Park is a sofa based on an interior design concept – to create a “park atmosphere” indoors. A park is a place that makes people relax and interact. We want to recreate that atmosphere indoors. Our process has largely been about designing the soft bars of the sofa since they form the main shape of the furniture. Park is suitable for public spaces such as malls, schools, hospitals etc. The bars are fully covered with fabric which is available in a variety of colours. Park is produced by Materia in Sweden. It earned the Newcomer award during Stockholm Design Week 2017.


www.gripnerhagglund.com

contact@sannagripner.com

marta@bassrock.se

NEW STOCKHOLM
8 emerging designers
Beckmans College of Design Alumni


VISIT US
5VIE Art-Design (Centro Storico)
Via Lanzone 7
Milan Design Week
1–9 April, 2017


Metro, closest: S Ambrogio
Metro, 500m: Duomo
Srl: Cinquevie


OPENING HOURS
Tuesday: 10am–9pm
Wednesday: 10am–10pm
Thursday: 10am–8pm
Friday: 10am–8pm
Saturday: 10am–8pm
Sunday: 11am–4pm

DESIGNERS
Benjamin Curtis, Tina Eklund, Märta Hägglund, Sara Sjöbäck, Vera Panichewskaja, Sanna Gripner, Elina Johansson, Isa Andersson


ART DIRECTION
Johanna Sterling, Lisa Borg, Frida Borgstedt, Angelica Strömbäck Ek


PHOTOGRAPHY
Jonas Carmhagen


3D, WEBB
Andrea Brisfjäll, Marcus Nystrand

HEAD OF PROJECT
Annika Berner
Director of External Relations
annika@beckmans.se


PRESS
Sofia Hulting
sofia.hulting@beckmans.se


Beckmans College of Design
Brahegatan 10
114 37 Stockholm, Sweden
www.beckmans.se/milan2017 www.beckmans.se


THANK YOU
Swedish Embassy Rome
Nordiska Galleriet
Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair
Mercedes Benz
Rum Design
Kvadrat
Bolon
Reijmyre
PS Arkitektur
Plodder PR
Stockholm Auktionsverk
Skultuna
Nobis
Dahl Agenturer
Thule Fastigheter
The Glassfactory
Svenskt Tenn
Svensk Form
Visit Sweden
Fredrikssons Trä
Form Us With Love
Färgh & Blanche