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  • Packed programme for live-streamed Wood Award Gala 2020

    PRESS RELEASE The programme has now been drawn up for the Swedish Wood Award Gala, which will be streamed live on 2 December from Berns in Stockholm, Sweden. The winner of the Swedish Wood Award 2020 will be announced and trend hunter Stefan Nilsson will be making an appearance. The Wood Award Gala also has the honour of presenting a personal address from the Swedish Royal Family.

  • Podcast episode devoted to Swedish Wood´s Karlstad Market Conference

    PRESS RELEASE On 19 November, you can listen to industry organisation Swedish Wood’s episode on the Karlstad Market Conference. The episode will cover the current status of the wood market, how coronavirus has affected the wood industry and whether any changes can be seen in global trading patterns for wood.

  • The Wood Award Gala 2020 will be a live-streamed digital event

    PRESS RELEASE Industry organisation Swedish Wood’s award for sustainable architecture, the Swedish Wood Award 2020, will be announced at a digital gala streamed live on 2 December. The Wood Award Gala was set to take place back in March, but has now been upgraded to a digital event broadcast live from Berns in Stockholm.

  • Swedish design a huge success at the London Design Fair 2019

    PRESS RELEASE The London Design Fair, 19–22 September, saw Swedish designers showcase their designs in pine in the Swedish pine pavilion. The pavilion itself is the work of architectural practice Förstberg Ling, in collaboration with Svensk Form Syd – Form/Design Center and the industry organisation Swedish Wood.

  • Swedish design makes statement in Paris

    PRESS RELEASE In partnership with industry organisation Swedish Wood, two Swedish alumni of Beckmans College of Design have created a pine kitchen for one of the guest apartments at the Swedish Institute in Paris. The kitchen is part of the Swedish Institute’s refurbishment programme aimed at raising the profile of Swedish design in Paris. The guest apartments were unveiled on 7 September during Paris Design Week.

  • Swedish Wood appoints new Director

    PRESS RELEASE April 1 marks the start of Mathias Fridholm’s tenure as Director of Swedish Wood, part of the Swedish Forest Industries Federation. Having previously worked at SCA, Mathias is taking over the leadership of Swedish Wood with the ambition of achieving an even greater breakthrough for architecture and interior design in renewable materials.

  • International designers choose pine

    PRESS RELEASE Swedish pine is a dominant presence at this year’s Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair. Pine is a wood that creates sound and sustainable furniture with a modern look, which is why it is taking the design world by storm right now.

  • New collaborations create sustainable designs

    PRESS RELEASE Ahead of the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, Swedish Wood has chosen to expand its design collaborations with established designers as well as students. The aim is to inspire and inform people about how new technology and creativity can be used to develop pine interiors with an innovative look. With so many designers wanting to create exclusive designer furniture in a sustainable way, interest in sustainable materials such as pine is growing.

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