Stockholm Design Week 2016

Stockholm Design Weeks runs parallel to Stockholm Furniture Fair and is basically a collection of loosely related events and venues strung together throughout the city. SDW doesn’t have a central venue or main stage but but as a whole SDW – all the events, exhibitions, showrooms, parties, unofficial programs – outlines a topography of current design in the north. From the brand and producer showrooms of the Stockholm Design District to curated exhibitions such as The New Map the range is to say the least – broad.

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Irrational Times, exhibition

With projects such as Collective Unconscious and The Sea Cult  in their portfolio, Polish studio Kosmos Project  (Ewa Bochen & Maciej Jelski) has established an almost anthropological design practice. The duo’s works often explore and incorporate elements of the arcane and profound, sourcing myths, folklore and history for material and inspiration. Their current exhibition  – Irrational Times –  a collaboration with Swedish designer Petra Lilja and curator Magdalena Poplawska, explores recurring themes in Norse and Slavic mythology and tradition.

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