Little Red Riding Infographic

Posted on March 27, 2009 Under Design

Over the past few centuries, the classic folk tale of Little Red Riding Hood has been told many different ways. Tomas Nilsson, a graphic design student from Sweden's Linköping University has put an exciting new spin on the time-honored tale.…

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Fjallraven Rucksack

Posted on August 27, 2008 Under Fashion

Need a new backpack for school or an Arctic journey? Which ever is your current challenge Fjällräven bags have you covered.They've been making bags for 50+ years in Sweden (in Swedish design years they have the expertise of a 200…

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Theresa Andersson: Hummingbird, Go!

Posted on June 19, 2008 Under Music

What do you do if you want to be a standout artist in a saturated genre? If you're Swedish born Theresa Andersson, you approach the challenge in a non-conventional way. Andersson, who played every instrument on her new album, drew…

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Handmade Stan Smiths from Look Down

Posted on June 6, 2008 Under Design

It looks like Swedish design studio Look Down has created quite the impressive collection of handmade Adidas Stan Smith sneaks. Monochromatic coloring is endemic to the collection, although each of the 7 (I counted) various designs provide individual flair all…

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Stina Persson

Posted on May 6, 2008 Under Art

How did the Swedes become such good designers? Their idea of Wall-Mart is IKEA, the people are gorgeous, and their streets are always clean no matter what time of night you are out. It's a question we may never solve.…

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Gustaf Nordenskiold

Posted on February 19, 2008 Under Design

Normally, when we think of Swedish design there is a certain smoothness simplicity that springs to mind. However, all things Swedish aren't as clean cut as that IKEA shelving unit you attempted to put together last week. Some Swedes practice…

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Domino Concept

Posted on June 5, 2007 Under Gadgetry

In an attempt to "add emotion to a square shaped device," the designers at Syntes Studio of Sweden developed the Domino, a progressive- and very sexy- concept phone. Backed by the concept that disruption, as a strategic method, creates a…

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Emergence Design: Lund University Graduate Show

Posted on June 4, 2007 Under Design

The work inside the Graduate Design Exhibition for Lund University in Sweden called Emergence Design is truly remarkable. It's a collection of work and concepts from their 2007 industrial design student body, all of whom appear to be incredibly talented…

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