About Swedese

Swedese is a classic Swedish furniture producer with a strong anchor in both the public and domestic domain.

Swedese's ideals are the same today as they have been for
the past sixty years. These are to create beautiful furniture for the future, which build on the foundations of Scandinavian modern traditions, designed by forward-looking designers who share in the timeless ideals of architecture.

Swedese was founded in 1945

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Material Tendencies: Michael Young

Anita Hackethal


Looking for a new journey, Michael Young moved to Hong Kong in 2006 where he was quickly intrigued by the highly evolved engineering skills and manufacturing opportunities. With a spirit of industrial adventure, the British designer likes to explore


Lean On Me: wall-supported furniture and lighting

Dominic Lutyens


We all need a little support sometimes. Behind the growing trend in furniture and lighting for wall-leaning or wall-mounted designs is a diversity of factors, among them the practical, the social and the aesthetic. Architonic gets up close and


Coming Up: [D3] Design Talents at imm cologne is 10

Simon Keane-Cowell


More than 500 young and emerging designers have taken to the [D3] Design Talents stage at the Cologne Furniture Fair over the past ten years, presenting their ideas in prototype form to both an industry and a general audience. Architonic takes a look


The In-Betweeners: the rise of a new office-furniture ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


In the grand, teleological narrative of design, things are developed to make our lives increasingly better. New forms, materials and technological innovations are introduced, self-justifying, attended by a clarity of function and value. But what


Talking Milan 2011



If it's April, it must be Milan – the largest international design fair, which annually attracts over 300,000 professional and public visitors from around the globe. Some describe it as inspirational. Others as a logistical nightmare. Here's what


Swedese fairs