Greenhouse at Stockholm Furniture Fair is looking for projects from emerging designers

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Promotion: Applications are open until September 16 for design schools and emerging designers who want to showcase their work at Greenhouse, a space at the Stockholm Furniture Fair taking place in February 2023.

The Stockholm Furniture Fair is the “world’s premier meeting place for Scandinavian design”, and after a two-year absence due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it returns to the Swedish capital in February 2023.

The show features a range of brands and exhibitors, 80% of which come from Scandinavia.

Greenhouse showcases the work of emerging designers. Konstfack exhibition stand at Greenhouse 2020. Photo by Gustav Kaiser

Greenhouse is a space at the fair that showcases projects from unestablished designers and is intended as a springboard for designers to gain experience at a design fair, meet key members of the industry and further their careers. .

Greenhouse seeks furniture and lighting projects that meet three key criteria: curiosity, innovation and sustainability. Candidates will be evaluated by a jury composed of recognized personalities from the architecture and design industry.

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Stockholm Furniture Fair is the “world’s leading meeting place for Scandinavian design”. Produced by Henry Sun studio at Greenhouse 2020

Successful applicants are also offered a year of coaching by a design industry mentor.

This year’s Greenhouse jury includes designer and interior designer, Anya Sebton; greenhouse project manager, Jennifer Gröhn; architect and designer, Shane Schneck; architect and co-founder of Marge Arkitekter, Pye Aurell Ehrström; interior designer, Marcia Harvey Isaksson; and Creative Project Manager at the Materials Library, Björn Florman.

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Greenhouse is looking for a range of design projects

According to Stockholm Furniture Fair, several greenhouse designers made their breakthroughs as a result of the fair, including Oki Sato from Nendo, GamFratesi, MSDS, Afteroom and Front.

“Many designers have seen their products go into production through contacts made at the event,” said Jennifer Gröhn, project manager at Greenhouse.

“It’s a great chance to attend a real design fair and exhibit among many great design brands while you’re still at the start of your career.”

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Serre will take place in February 2023

Applications for Greenhouse are accepted on the Stockholm Furniture Fair website until September 16, 2022.

Greenhouse will be held from February 7 to 11, 2023 in Stockholm.

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