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Vonarstræti
Reykjavík, Capital Region, 101
Iceland

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Icelandic and Finnish design at Stockholm design week

Icelandic and Finnish designers join forces and “move in together” in an apartment in central Stockholm for Stockholm Design Week 2015. 

Our new home is decorated with an exhibition of Icelandic, Finnish and Swedish design, curated by Hlin Helga Guðlaugsdóttir, Elina Aalto and Marika Tesolin. 

It also serves as an event space for a varied calendar of events.

Read more about WE LIVE HERE

DESIGNERS

Monica Förster

Monica Förster

&BROS

&BROS

Float

Float

Man Yau

Man Yau

Teemu Jarvi

Teemu Jarvi

Ctrl

Ctrl

Com-pa-ny

Com-pa-ny

Mari Isopahkala

Mari Isopahkala

Klaus Haapaniemi

Klaus Haapaniemi

Brynjar Sigurðarson

Brynjar Sigurðarson

Siggi Eggertsson

Siggi Eggertsson

Katriina Nuutinen

Katriina Nuutinen

Þórunn Árnadóttir

Þórunn Árnadóttir

Vík Prjónsdóttir

Vík Prjónsdóttir

Hanna Anonen

Hanna Anonen

Hrafnkell Birgisson

Hrafnkell Birgisson

 

EVENTS

SUNDAY 1.2.

Moving In Party 

We will be throwing a little moving in party for our closest friends.

We will open boxes and warm up for the busy week ahead over pizza and beer. 

Strictly by invitation only. 

 

 

MONDAY 2.2.

Fika - Press Preview

Managing directors Halla Helgadóttir (Iceland Design Centre), Mikko Kalhama (Design Forum Finland), curators, participating designers, the “Godmother” of our project Ewa Kumlin (Svensk Form) and Cecilia Nyberg (Stockholm Design Week & Stockholm Furniture & Lights Fair) will welcome you personally, starting at 14.15.

Strictly by invitation only.

RSVP@we-live-here.org

Kindly mention 'Fika'

 

TUESDAY 3.2.

IN BED WITH HARRI, KATRIN & MONICA

Join us for a nightcap in our new Stockholm home on February 3 at 22. We will get up close and personal with the hosts of the evening, Harri Koskinen, Katrin Olina and Monica Förster. 

Strictly by invitation only.

RSVP@we-live-here.org

Kindly mention 'In Bed With'

 

WEDNESDAY 4.2.

Housewarming Party 

To celebrate our moving in together, we are throwing a party and inviting all our friends to see our new home, raise a glass and be merry on February 4 from 18 (until late).

Strictly by invitation only.

RSVP@we-live-here.org

Kindly mention 'Housewarming Party'

 

Thursday 5.2.

Nordic Design Lunch (12.30-15)

Lunch to discuss practical level Nordic design co-operation. The curators of WE LIVE HERE, Marika Tesolin, Elina Aalto and Hlin Helga Guðlaugsdóttir will speak about the project, and the discussion on the future prospects of collaboration will be moderated by Ewa Kumlin, managing director of Svensk Form. 

Strictly by invitation only. 

 

Japanese Wazuka-cha Tea party (18-20)

Svensk Form hosts an exclusive Japanese Tea ceremony, as well as an exhibition with Kutani-yaki ceramics in the presence of the Japanese ceramicists. There will also be a presentation of calligraphy, Japanese music and Sake!

Strictly by invitation only.

 

Three Tea Tower (20-23)

Brynhildur Pálsdóttir of Vik Prjónsdóttir, Aamu Song and Johan Olin of Company, Katja Pettersson and John Astbury join their drinking powers to serve a tea made from Finnish trees and Icelandic Flora mixed with Swedish ingredients. 

Each of the designers will bring a local ingredient from their country of origin. In a ceremonial manner, these hot concoctions are then mixed by pouring them on a tower of glasses which the designers have built on site. 

Strictly by invitation only.

RSVP@we-live-here.org

Kindly mention 'Three Tea Tower'

 

Workshops

Workshops for families on Sat and Sun at 12-15:

Roshildur Jónsdottir builds statues of fish bones
Teemu Keisteri prints artistic Ukkeli t-shirts
Moving Castle creates a huge social rug

 

Take a look at www.stockholmdesignweek.com, our events are listed there. 

 

CONTACT

Visit us

WE LIVE HERE
Regeringsgatan 86

111 39 Stockhollm 

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Opening hours

The apartment will be open for public will be open for public on Tuesday 3.2. 11-16, Wednesday 4.2. 11-16, Friday 6.2. 11-16 and Saturday & Sunday 7-8.2. 11-16.

Get in touch

We look forward to hearing from you! Send us a line at hello@we-live-here.org

Tanja Sipilä
(events, production)
tanja@we-live-here.org
+358 400776786

Sari Peltonen
(media enquiries, image requests)
sari@we-live-here.org
+354 8629324

Sanna Gebeyehu 
sanna@we-live-here.org
Tel. +46 760 328131

 

WE LIVE HERE is a collaborative project by the two national promotion agencies Design Forum Finland and Iceland Design Centre in collaboration with Codesign, Sweden.

It is curated and designed by Elina Aalto, Marika Tesolin and Hlin Helga Gudlaugsdóttir. Visual identity is by Siggi Odds, and creative consulting by Sanna Gebeyehu of Codesign.

Iceland Design Centre is the promotion organization for Icelandic design. Established in 2008, it is owned by 9 designers’ associations, representing all fields of design, ranging from architecture to fashion, graphic design and product design. Its’ purpose is to increase the appreciation of the importance of design and architecture for our society. 
www.icelanddesign.is

Design Forum Finland aims to support affluence and competitiveness in the economy and society by promoting widespread utilization of design. Run by the Finnish Society of Crafts and Design, which was established in 1875, it is the second-oldest design-industry organization in the world.
www.designforum.fi

 

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