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Four Nordic highlights from London Design Festival

As nine days at the 17th edition of the festival are over, we select our favourites from one of the world’s leading design events.



The Stockholm-based design brand Hem took over the Redchurch Room in Shoreditch to launch The Incredible House of Cards by Dutch designer Bertjan Pot; the brand’s second product from a new accessory collection curated by Modern Design Review.

HAHA Studio

Arcade is a collection of unique and limited-edition design objects, created by leading artists and designers, commissioned by Relay Design Agency, London. For Arcade Collection #01, Relay presented exclusive new works by Attua Aparicio, Robin Grasby, Richard Healy, Jochen Holz, Silo Studio and Swedish HAHA Studio.

HAHA Studio showed a limited edition of their Rainbow Table Lamp.

Jennie Adén

The Swedish Design Pavilion is the annual showcase for Swedish designers, studios and companies at the London Design Fair. This year, 13 designers and companies from across Sweden showed a range of bold and innovative designs. One of those was Jennie Adén with her beautiful Pine Stools, carved from one single piece of wood.

Adorno: Crossovers

A cross-cultural collectible design journey. Presenting designers from 11 countries; Finland, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Denmark, Mexico, Belgium, Turkey, Switzerland, Italy, and France.

The exhibition contained dynamic works by independent designers working in the intersection between design, art, and crafts, selected from 11 countries. Amongst them Åsa Jungnelius (Sweden), Antrei Hartikainen (Finland), Lillian Tørlen (Norway), Tinna Gunnarsdóttir (Iceland), and Mette Schelde (Denmark).

Crossovers celebrates the designers and communities playing a vital role in maintaining and renewing today’s design and crafts culture.

Selection: Viktor Erlandsson