Latest Scandinavian Design News

Scandinavian ambassadors strutting their silk suits on Thai catwalk

The 9th celebration of Thai silk was concluded in Bangkok on Saturday 23 November 2019. As a cherry on top, those strutting their stuff on the catwalk of the Thai Silk Fashion Week’s last gala fashion show were not your typical fashion models. Taking over the catwalk were representatives from 71 of the 80 embassies…

Danish artist featuring interactive light arts at Sentosa Cove Singapore

Sentosa’s Island Lights, showcasing installations by local and international artists, takes place at Sentosa Cove Village Singapore until Dec 31. Among the artists, you will find Singaporean Danis artist Tina Fung. Tina Fung was born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark. She began as an interior designer in London before moving to Singapore in 2010, she…

Marimekko x Uniqlo second collaboration collection for Fall / Winter 2019

Marimekko, a Finnish design house, announced a collaboration with UNIQLO, a Japanese global apparel retailer, for a new limited edition collection on 15th November 2019. The first collection designed by the two companies, introduced in spring 2018, was very successful. The new 2019 Fall/Winter collection celebrates Finnish winter traditions and augments women’s offerings with items…

Logo design competition for Swedish-Indonesia diplomats relationship

The Embassy of Indonesia to Sweden and the Embassy of Sweden to Indonesia, invite all to participate in a logo design competition as part of the celebration of the 70th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Indonesia and Sweden. Specification and requirements are: 1. Logo formats: PDF or EPS (full colour and grayscale), resolution 300 dpi…

H&M launched the latest collection in Bangkok

H&M launched the latest collection in Bangkok on 7th November 2019. H&M x Giambattista Valli is the latest in the fast fashion empire’s annual collections in cooperation with high-caliber designers. Starting in 2004 with Karl Lagerfeld, the tradition has fostered a diverse lineup, from Comme des Garçons to Balmain, and grown more popular by the…

Fjällräven store opens in Singapore

Fjällräven collections are now available at the Outside store located at Plaza Kuala Lumpur and at the retailer’s two stores on Singapore’s Orchard Road. The Swedish brand was founded in 1960 by Åke Nordin, specialising in outdoor equipments, whose name translates into ‘the arctic fox’ is known for its collections of high-end clothing and equipment…

Shoes from coffee grounds to be launched in November

Tran and Son Chu are friends and entrepreneurs that are about to launch something unique in November 2019. They met at a coffee shop in Helsinki, Finland during their study 2 years ago. As their friendship developed they also sharing common passions. “I can never have enough of Vietnamese coffee,” says Tran. But the duo…

Dane created his own underwear made of bamboo: ‘I couldn’t find anything comfortable’

A year and a half ago, two Danish men came up with a brilliant plan. Like most other brilliant plans, this one came about over a beer at a bar. Kenneth and Jens were to make the most comfortable underwear in the world. The perfect underwear. Today, about a year and a half after that…

TAKE A BREAK…..with Ambre Jolie & Anna Frummerin from Ana-A New Approach

Ambre Jolie & ANA-A New Approach

On Saturday 24th of August 2019, some Bangkok ladies decided to take a break from the daily routine and visit AMBRE JOLIE’s showroom on Sukhumvit Soi 26. The new collection waited to be presented and the coffee stood ready and smelled fabulous, not to forget the delicious cakes, maybe not the best thing to eat…

Design showcased at Danish Residence, Jakarta

A Danish design event was held in Jakarta in mid-December. The brands Hay and Montana showcased at the Danish Residence. Ambassador Rasmus Abildgaard Kristensen welcomed interior designers, architects, celebrities and socialites to experience Danish design and taste Nordic Cuisine served by the Michelin-starred chef Poul Andrias Ziska from KOKS. “Hay and Montana had redesigned the…