Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair 2018 Review

The Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair which closed its doors last Friday, is held each year in a purpose built exhibition complex – the Stockholmsmässan – about 10 km from the city centre and easily accessible by a fast, regular commuter train service from the Central Station.


Unsurprisingly, being Scandinavia, there was considerable emphasis on environmental friendliness and sustainability in all aspects of the show. Many wood species and in all forms were everywhere – always beautifully crafted and treated with great respect. Fabrics were from a wide variety of natural materials – including curly sheeps’ wool hides from Australia via treatment plants in China! Colours were generally earthy and muted, with emphasis on shades of mid-grey. Happily, blacks and whites had all but disappeared.

Read here the full review.


John Sacks

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