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Stockholm Design Week: Everything You Need to Know

For a week every February, Stockholm comes alive. With design events, openings, seminars, exhibitions, workshops, and celebrations scattered around the city, Stockholm Design Week is the perfect place for design enthusiasts to meet and discover new inspirations.

What is Stockholm Design Week?

Along with Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair, Stockholm Design Week is the most important week of the year for Scandinavian design. The event was launched in 2002 and has been held annually each February since.
The event is a wonderful place to meet buyers, architects, designers, influencers, and press from all around the world. In 2019, more than 400 events took place, with 2020 set to be even more impressive.
Stockholm Design Week takes place in many venues around the city. From galleries and lofty showrooms to intimate dinner parties and lowkey cocktail events, there are plenty of ways to join in the fun.

What to see

The variety of events taking place throughout Stockholm Design Week is always impressive. Take a look at the official guide on the website to find the things you don’t want to miss.
Last year, attendees enjoyed screen printing unique Stockholm Design Week tote bags, exploring the largest European Salvador Dali exhibition, and were the first to discover the new Mondo Boutique concept hotel.
Scandinavian design is iconic around the world. Favoured by many for its perfect blend of minimalism, function, style, and innovation. During Stockholm Design Week, some of the biggest names in the Scandanavian design world take centre stage. Look out for talks and chances to meet a few of these forward-thinking figures.
The largest and arguably most unmissable annual event is the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, which takes place at Stockholmsmässan in Älvsjö. In addition to hundreds of stands, the Furniture & Light Fair hosts several highly acclaimed exhibitions. Head there to see the unveiling of the latest trends and discover new, innovative products.

Planning your visit

Elevate your time in Stockholm when you choose the ibis Styles Stockholm Odenplan Hotel for your accommodation. This stylish hotel is the perfect place to stay throughout Stockholm Design Week, with considerate décor and sleek touches throughout. The building itself is a cultural monument, which means no major structural changes are permitted so you can expect a characterful stay that your whole party will remember.
Inspired by contemporary Scandinavian design, this ibis Styles hotel in Stockholm also boasts convenient amenities that promise to make your stay pleasurable. From unlimited Wi-Fi to breakfast in the morning, you’ll want for nothing when you choose ibis Styles.
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