Iceland’s DesignMarch: Highlights From 2020’s Remote Festival

Repurposed stadium seating, lighting inspired by volcanic landscapes and a museum dedicated to the natural scents of Iceland

Another remote event during the worldwide pandemic, DesignMarch (usually held annually in Reykjavík, Iceland) existed as a surprisingly engaging and beautiful website this year. Visitors were able to soak up all the dynamic sights, shapes and colors—albeit virtually—from the designers involved. Of course, we’d love to see (and touch) many pieces in the flesh, but it was difficult not to find joy online. Here we …

Omnipollo’s Art-Filled Brewery in Stockholm

The former church now plays host to production, events and more

Omnipollo, one of Sweden’s most influential and widely acclaimed craft brewers, has gone from strong release to strong release since its inception almost a decade ago. We first met co-founder Henok Fentie back in 2012 and, despite growing in size, the label continues to release some of the most creative beers and ales on the market. Today, the company uses eight different breweries—Omnipollo was among …

Highlights From 2020’s Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair

From sustainable materials to cheerful colorways, uplifting standouts from this year's event

If this year’s installment of Stockholm Design Week and the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair are anything to go by, 2020 will be a memorable one. After a few years of pretty austere shapes, colors and offerings (no doubt tied to our collective feelings about the state of the Western world), it now seems designers have had enough doom and gloom. Stockholm radiated warmth and …