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Design S 2016

Photo: Matti Östling. 2016.
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Skeppsholmen, Stockholm

Design S 2016

Design S is Sweden’s national design excellence award and is handed out every second year by Svensk Form. The Design S exhibition will provide an illustration of contemporary Swedish design and promote the role of design within society.

The Design S exhibition is made up of the nominated contributions to the competition. The exhibition is a collection of the most exciting features within modern Swedish design.

The Design S award is subject to jury assessment. Chaired by Lisa Lindström, the jury has selected the best of all contributions made during the year, within all categories for the award:

  • Furniture, Furnishings & Textiles
  • Products & Accessories
  • Architecture
  • Industrial Design
  • Service Design
  • Digital products and Services
  • Graphic Design
  • Handicrafts & Craftsmanship
  • Fashion
  • Sustainable Communities
  • Aluminium
  • The Svenska Fönster award
  • The Lauritz Handicrafts award
  • The public’s choice

The exhibition is presented by Svensk Form in collaboration with ArkDes.
Main sponsor: Svenska Fönster

Photo: Matti Östling. 2016.
Photo: Matti Östling. 2016.

A selection of the winners:

Winner in the crafts and artisan category: without uppercase without period Artist: Kajsa Lindberg.
Winner in the architecture category: Temporary market hall at Östermalmstorg. Client: Stockholm City, Property Management Office. Architecture firm: Tengbom.
Winner in the furniture, interior, and textile category: Chair Y5. Designer: Sami Kallio.
Winner in the digital products and services category: Elektron Overbridge. Producer and client: Elektron Music Machine. Design agency: The Techno Creatives.
Winner in the industrial design category: Cederroth First Aid Kit. Design agency: Veryday.