swedish design history
where we hope to be able to establish even
stronger nodes for the design development
in different parts of the country. Svensk
Form has 13 regional associations and we’re
working to get them better funding so they
can make further advances and together
we will push the importance of design and
Mix Sushi // By Mattias Selldén, part of Ung Svensk Form 2020.
SWEDISH DESIGN AWARDS
Svensk Form is the organization behind the
Swedish Design Awards – Design S and Ung Svensk
Form – showcasing the best Swedish designs.
Design S is the largest and most comprehensive
design award in Sweden, backed by the design
scene. The award is aimed at professional designers,
architects, individual specialists, producers and
companies that work with design in a broad sense.
Ung Svensk Form (Young Swedish Design)
young design in Sweden. It is a juried
In the international perspective we look
forward to reaching out to important design
markets such as Milano Fuorisalone within
the framework of the Design program together
with Visit Sweden, The Swedish Institute,
Architects Sweden, Swedish Fashion council
and TMF – The Swedish Federation of Wood
and Furniture Industry.”.
competition where the nominated entries will take
part in a travel exhibition.
As part of the annual Formslaget event, celebrating
the association’s birthday on October 6,
Svensk Form’s regional associations choose their
Design Champion of the Year (Årets Formbärare)
– a person, organization or company that, in
various ways, plays a major role in advancing
design in their region.
Svensk Form, is a non-profit membership association mandated by the Swedish government to promote and support Swedish
design at home and abroad. With 13 regional associations and members all over the country, their goal is to demonstrate the benefits
of good design to social development, to stimulate the development of design in Sweden, to increase respect for the value of design
work and to expand and deepen attitudes towards issues of form and design.