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Exhibition “History Unfolds” at The Swedish History Museum, Stockholm Sweden. Room, “reflection”. History Unfolds is an attempt at making visible how history is created and used, and how it in turn has influenced and still influences our view of society. The museum wants to problematize and complete the picture of what history is in Sweden, make the invisible visible, explore…

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Exhibition ‘Intoxicating Gardens: Cultivating Cocktails’ at the Museum of Spirits, Stockholm Sweden. Green leaves of lemon verbena or mint in a cocktail. A sprig of sweet woodruff in the white wine. It’s literally possibly to drink your garden. With “Intoxicating Gardens: Cultivating Cocktails”, we seek to tell the story behind beverages and plants, behind the urge to till the soil…

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An Introduction Exhibition ‘Roots – A Tangled History’ at The Museum of Women´s History in Umeå, Sweden. The Museum of Women´s History discusses perceptions of gender & power, identity & history. It is a place for action, reaction, laughter and debate. We want to provide new perspectives of the past,illuminate the present in order to form the future. –The Museum of Women´s…

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Addition to the Exhibition ‘Sweden: Spirits of a Nation’ at the Museum of Spirits, Stockholm Sweden. “Sweden: Spirits of a Nation” is Spritmuseum’s major exhibition, focusing on the Swedes’ bittersweet relationship to alcohol. The exhibition is designed as a walk through the seasons of the year, given shape through sceneries, scents, tastes and music. Visitors can relax on a park…

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  An Examination Project. Konstfack, 2012 (MFA).  The memorial room is designed to function as a monument to honour the victim and to remind the tragedy in future but also it is a room where visitors can have personal praying ritual or contemplation over the incident. The location setting is a hilltop about 2km from the cost in Minami-Soma city, Fukushima…

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A product idea for Röshult. The angle of the clock stitch can be adjusted according to the latitude of the specific location by shifting the short stitch – thus showing the correct time at the location.The name of Röshult is engraved on the dial and when the short stitch is on the engraved line, the sundial shows the time at…

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Interior planning for ‘BIBLIOTEKETS BOKBAZAR POESI’ at Stockholm City library. Description of Assignment:Design of bookshelves & making of presentation materials and production drawing Production Year: 2010 Collaboration with Scenographer, Katrin Brännström (Room planning) Artist, Elisabeth westerlund (Wallpaper collage) Poet, Magnus William-Olsson Wallpaper collage by Elisabeth westerlund Bookshelves och Display I have designed three different shelf-systems to fit into existing Elfa rails…

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A furniture collection for Stockholm Furniture Fair 2009, Green house. Measurement S (Black): Height 450mm Width 700mm Depth 520mm Measurement L (Clear): Height 380mm Width 1050mm Depth 780mm Materials: laminated glas, steel Production: Prototype, 2009

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A furniture collection for Stockholm Furniture Fair 2009, Green house. A zabuton (座布団) is a Japanese cushion for sitting. The zabuton is generally used when sitting on the floor and may also be used when sitting on a chair. Zabuton is a product of the past and a part of traditional architecture and room. Today, most of houses in Japan…

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  A Permanent Exhibition ‘Landskrona 1413 – Stad i Ny Tid’ at Landskrona Museum. Description of Assignment: making of presentation materials, production drawings and reconstruction of Landskrona city (year 1413) in a scale model. ”Just den 20 mars 1413 fick Landskrona sina första stadsprivilegier. Erik av Pommern var kung över Sverige, Danmark och Norge och ville ha en handelsstad som…

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  An Examination Project. Beckmans College of Design, 2007 (BFA). The glass door display cabinet FICTION consists of four laminated glass panels and the body made in powder-coated steel. Human hair is laminated between the glass panels and there are two color variation: clear glass with blond hair and smoke glass with brunette hair. The project explores an alternative method…

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The magazine rack TILT is inclined both vertically and horizontally and that makes it possible to show both a title and a front page of a magazine. The project was sponsored by Swedish magazine publishers association and Volvo and it was exhibited at Volvo showroom at Kungsträdgården, Stockholm. Measurements: Height 1000 mm Width 150 mm Depth 300 mm Material:Steel Production: Prototype,…

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‘Supermoln’ Exhibition by Henrik Brandt at Galleri ID:I, 2014. Description of Assignment: Exhibition Planning. Request from the Artist The room for sculpture: minimal contrast and shadow in the room. ‘Flat’ light and color environment. Light that brings out the color of the sculpture. The room for the light installation: armature that creates sharp edged shadow/light on the wall about 1-2m…

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