Exterior of Nationalmuseum, StockholmPhoto: Hans Thorwid/Nationalmuseum
5 design must-sees in Stockholm
It is time for the Stockholm Design Week, a must for anyone interested in Scandinavian design. Here are 5 design must-sees for your trip to Stockholm, from an art gallery in the archipelago, a national museum established in 1866 to a must-visit cemetery (!)
The historic building housing Nationalmuseum in Stockholm, seen from the water. 01
Nationalmuseum was established in 1866 and has since then been Sweden’s largest museum for art and design. Except for remarkable art, the museum offers beautiful views over the city.
ArkDes Skeppsholmen, Stockholm
The Modern Museum of Art in Stockholm is also the home of ArkDes, the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design.
The enterence to Moderna Museet on a sunny day with people sitting on chairs outside. 03
With an art collection comprising more than 130 000 works, Moderna Museet (Museum of Modern Art) is Sweden’s leading museum for modern and contemporary art.
People are standing under the elm trees at Skogskyrkogården cemetery's meditation grove at sunset. 04
Woodland Cemetery, Stockholm
A cemetery might not be on the top of the list when you travel, but Skogskyrkogården (the Woodland Cemetery) in Stockholm offers a unique architecture experience and is a Unesco World Heritage site.