A Close Look At Norway’s New Submerged Restaurant Under

A new half-submerged restaurant off the coast of Norway by Snøhetta architects has caught the eye of every design publication this week. Under is contained within a 34-meter monolith that leans one end on the shoreline and the other 5 meters below the water’s surface on the seabed. And not only do we have a look at the architecture for you, but also the interior design and details, the Head Chef and the food, the marine life and more. Read more

Tengbom Green Micro-House Becomes Bokompakt Student Housing.

Bokompakt Student Housing

In 2012 Tengbom Architects was commissioned by AF Bostäder to design housing for students at the Lund University which was affordable and environmental-friendly. The prototype design, which was featured on many architecture and design blogs, was a minimalist wooden eco-friendly micro-house. Read more

Traditional Children’s Toys With A Modern Twist From Sweden.



above image by Jakob Fridholm for Family Living Magazine

Acne JR is a Swedish toy company based in Stockholm that designs traditional and iconic children toys with a modern twist. Part of the Acne family that makes fashions and advertising, the children’s toys are thoughtfully created, from the materials to the packaging, each toy is influenced by design and fashion and is beautiful in its simplicity.








The lovely and smple black and white packaging:

Shop their online store here

Acne JR is part of the Acne Family company group, founded in 1996, which works within design, media and fashion. More info at acne.se

Acne JR
Box 4220
102 65 Stockholm
Sweden
+46 736 99 99 07
info@acnejr.com
facebook.com/acnejr

Plastic Fantastic. A Look At All Of Good Ol’ Sailor Brand’s Bottle Designs For Their 3 Vodkas, Beer and Now, Gin.

Good Ol' Sailor Brand's Bottle Designs

Good ol’ Sailor is Galatea’s brand for traditional, organic and innovative vodka, classic beer and – launching this month, Gin. Besides being great-tasting, Sailor Vodka, Beer and Gin add two important dimensions: ecological thinking brought into liquor products, and the way to wrap them in playful, artistic designs by female illustrators, in a male dominated and often conservative niche. Read more

Front Design Group Uses Their Own Doodles For A New Sofa Design for Moroso.

Moroso Doodle Sofa by Front Design

The new Moroso Doodle Sofa by Front Design was born out of a habit that many of us have- designers in particular. Created by the Swedish design group Front, all three members (Sofia Lagerkvist, Charlotte von der Lancken and Anna Lindgren) used doodles they had made during design meetings to create the sofa’s pattern. Read more

Archiquarium. A Modern Swedish Fish Tank By Karl-Oskar Ankarberg.

archiquarium

At the Home Fair Exhibition earlier this month in Stockholm, the Swedish Aquarium Leasing (Akvarie leasing) company debuted something very unique – a spectacular modern aquarium, designed by Karl-Oskar Ankarberg, known for his collaborations with Orrefors glassworks. Read more