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On the Scene at Stockholm Design Week 2013

By Dwell @dwell
In the middle of the cold and dark winter, the Swedes hold their annual Stockholm Design Week, drawing exhibitors and visitors from Europe and other parts of the world. We met with a mix of established producers and new talents on the opening day, when design studios all over Stockholm welcomed international media to see their brand new pieces. While the much-debated topic among the country’s design crowd is the slightly existential question “What is Swedish design?”, one thing is certain: It is definitely alive. Slideshow Photo

Using geometric shapes, designers Sara and Anna Larsson at young furniture brand A2 (established 2008) gives the Sneak Peek cabinet a playful twist. The pattern of irregular holes makes it possible to display favorite items and hide the rest. The cabinet is handcrafted in Sweden, and is available with base or frame.

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