Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, February 5 – 9, 2013 Press Programme for International VIP journalists Organisers:
Stockholmsmässan in collaboration with Stockholm Visitors Board, The Swedish Institute and The Foreign Ministry
Preliminary programme – may be subject to changes. Monday, February 4, 2013 Individual arrivals and check in at Clarion Hotel Sign Östra Järnvägsgatan 35, Tel.No.: +46-8-676 9800 www.clarionsign.se 15.30 – 15.55
Programme starts in the Lobby of Clarion Hotel Sign. Get together and a short presentation of Clarion Hotel Sign and what’s happening at the hotel during the week.
The bus leaves from Clarion Hotel Sign
Visit the Light Works exhibition by the company Belid Address: Galleri Kleerup at Jakobs Torg The lighting producer Belid has a new luminary collection by some of the leading designers, e.g Alexander Lervik, Katja Pettersson, Broberg & Ridderstråle, Folkform and Johan Carpenter. www.belid.se
16.55 – 17.35
Visit at Lammhults Address: Kungsbroplan 2 Lammhults has grown from a regional workshop in the 1940s into an internationally renowned and profitable furniture company. Over the years, Lammhults has introduced furniture designs that are recognised as living classics. Today, some of Lammhults earliest products are still in production and are frequently used in current interior specifications. www.lammhults.com
17.55 – 18.30
Visit at Design Studio Färg & Blanche Adresss: Kvarngatan 4 (at Mariatorget) Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche started a design studio together in a large underground garage with workshop in 2010. They are working with several furniture producers and also created exhibitions such as "20 designers at biologiska" and textile exhibition "beyond couture" at last year furniture fair. This year they show new work for Gärsnäs and their own new design collection " New Dresses-Couture and pret a porter for chair".www.fargandblanche.com www.fredrikfarg.com
Inauguration party of the Design Week 2013 Address: The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities at Skeppsholmen Stockholm Design Week and Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair in collaboration with ABB Stockholm Design Week's signature exhibition - Glass Elephant - is a poetic design installation focusing on design, form and art. The exhibition will take place in the cellar vaults of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities. Meet with designers as Åsa Jungnelius, Simon Klenell and Note Design. A light dinner will be served before the party starts.
The bus departs back to the hotel
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 08.15
Meet in the Lobby of Clarion Hotel Sign.
Departure by bus to Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair Press badges for the fair will be handed out on the buss.
09.20 – 10.00
Press conference at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair.
10.00 – 16.30
Journalists work individually at the fair. During the day there will be several press conferences and special events at the stands. Please check separate programme. TBA
Departure back to Clarion Sign Hotel We meet in the Main Entrance Hall at the Stockholm Furniture Fair for transport back to Clarion Sign Hotel.
The bus leaves from Clarion Sign Hotel.
18.00 – 18.30
Visit at Swedese Adress: Narvavägen 10 Swedese is a classic Swedish furniture producer with a strong anchor in both the public and domestic domain. Swedese's ideals are the same today as they have been for the past sixty years. These are to create beautiful furniture for the future, which build on the foundations of Scandinavian modern traditions, designed by forward-looking designers who share in the timeless ideals of architecture www.swedese.se
18.45 – 19.15
Visit at Per Söderberg, No Early Birds Adress: Grev Turegatan 7 No Early Birds is a timeless design collection designed and produced by the designer Per Söderberg. http://noearlybirds.tictail.com
19.30 – 21.30
Visit at Electrolux The Chief Designer Stefano Marzano will give a short introduction. Meetings with the designers followed by dinner prepared in the ”Electrolux Grand Cuisine”. www.electrolux.se
The bus departures back to the hotel
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Free activities and departure Suggestions:
Useful phone numbers: Lotta Signeul, Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, +46 708 199919 Clarion Sign Hotel +46-8-676 9800