Älvsjö Gård

A new platform for experimental, collectible design

Älvsjö gård is a new platform for experimental, research driven and collectible design, set in one of the oldest still existing manors in Stockholm. With its close proximity to the fair ground of Stockholm Furniture Fair it has a unique position to showcase limited and small scale design to a wide audience. We have invited design galleries, makers, independent artist and designers to exhibit their work in 13 rooms set over two floors.

Exhibitors 2023 include Tableu from Denmark, Pyton Gallery and Kiosken from Norway and Stockholm Modern, Coulisse Gallery and Veermakers from Sweden. The artist Fredrik Nielsen showcases the installation Mixed Emotions, as shown at the Loewe exhibition in 2022, and the curated exhibition New Narratives shows new and unique work from a number of Swedish designers and artists. We are also happy to have Tokio from Slovenia, Navet from Sweden and the Swedish sculptor and designer Kajsa Melchior exhibiting with us.

Opening hours for visitors: 

Tuesday Feb 7, 09:00 - 14:30 & 17:30 - 19:00

Wednesday Feb 8, 09:00 - 18:00

Thursday Feb 9, 09:00 - 16:30

Friday Feb 10, 09:00 - 18:00 

Saturday Feb 11, 10:00 - 17:00

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Dating back to the 16th century, Älvsjö gård is one of the oldest still existing manors in Stockholm. The numbers of visitors are therefore regulated to 120 people at a time and there is no wheelchair access.

 

New Narratives

New Narratives show new work from a number of designers and artists working in Sweden. Moving freely between industry, gallery commissions and small scale production, the designers and artists challenge the notion of the traditional design role as well as the image of Swedish design. The exhibition is curated by Hanna Nova Beatrice / Stockholm Furniture Fair. Participating designers: Axel Wannberg, David Ericsson, David Taylor, Emanuele Stamuli, Erik Bratsberg, Fredrik Paulsen, Folkform, Hanna Hansdotter, Lab La Bla, Mattias Sellden, Magniberg, MattsonMarnell, Simon Klenell.

Tableau

Taking its name from the French word “tableau”, meaning artistic stage or scene, TABLEAU functions as a gallery and creative studio working with curation, interiors, art and floral installations. They collaborate with a network of up and coming and established designers from all over the world, hoping to further break the divisions between the art and design genres. At Älvsjö gård they showcase the installation Funct Feast.

Kiosken

Kiosken is an interdisciplinary gallery space in Bergen, Norway, dedicated to support and exhibit artists, designers and craft artisans in the region. Exploring the boundaries between art, design and crafts they showcase selected work by Anine Aasen, Ali Gallefoss, Stine Aas, Studio Sandland, Siv Støldal, Vilde Tuv and Kine Ulvestad.

Pyton

Pyton Gallery is a multidisciplinary exhibition platform and artist group in Oslo showcasing historic and contemporary Norwegian craft, art, and design. Founded in 2019 PYTON today consists of Henrik Ødegaard, Richard Øiestad, Tron Meyer and Are Blytt. The PYTON exhibition space in Oslo aims to be a pioneering figure for exhibition concepts, inviting up-and-coming designers, craft makers and artists to a common space.

stockholmmodern

The Swedish gallery stockholmmodern is specialized in contemporary design by international working multidisciplinary designers. At Älvsjö gård they will present brand new works by Frida Fjellman. New works by Linn Sjöstedt and Eva Zeathreaus as well as works by Sara Lundkvist and Anna Nordström. In addition to this essential parts of Jenny Nordbergs acclaimed exhibition ”Active Cargo” will be shown.

Fredrik Nielsen

The Swedish artist Fredrik Nielsens work is influenced by graffiti, pop culture and music and push our perception of glass into new directions. Trained a glass blower he is approaching his material and the traditions around it in his very own way. His work has been exhibited widely around the world. The installation Mixed Emotions for Wetterling Gallery was most recently showed at the Loewe foundation 2022.

Coulisse Gallery

Coulisse Gallery presents young, cutting-edge artists and designers from Scandinavia and beyond. With a collaborative approach at its core, the gallery aims to bring a vibrant new energy to the Stockholm art scene, connecting artists and creatives from different disciplines who have common visual and conceptual threads in their practices. Coulisse launched in 2021 by Filip Zieciak.

Veermakers

After several years of collaborating on bespoke interior design projects and collectible furniture pieces, Louise Liljencrantz and KFK Cabinet Makers launched Veermakers in 2021, with a range of furniture and accessories designed by Louise Liljencrantz. Combining mid century modern influences with a contemporary aesthetic, each piece is an ode to craftsmanship with a strong emphasis on finishes and details.

Kajsa Melchior

Kajsa Melchior is a designer and sculptor based in Stockholm focusing on spatial and material investigations. Her work has a design critical approach and moves in the borderline between furniture and sculpture, facts and fiction. With an interest in geology, many of her sculptures are made from sand that has been exposed to forces such as wind and water.

Tokio

Slovenian brand Tokio. is creating premium products that’s combining Japanese inspired minimalism and refinement with high-end modern technology. All products, from lighting to furniture, are hand-made by skilled craftsmen.

Navet

Navet is a multidisciplinary design collective in Stockholm and Milan, founded by Cecilia Wahlberg, Helena Svensson, Lina Huring and Maria Johansson.Their work spans from creative direction to spatial design and objects, and sometimes things in between. Artisan serial production is continuously explored by the group, both as producers and as designers for collaborating with brands.