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Gothenburg: Five local products to bring home

Looking for something unique to bring home from your trip to West Sweden? Design in the region is often inspired by nature and has a playful sensibility, combined with the high quality and craftmanship Swedish design is known for in general. These products are all locally designed or manufactured and can be bought in the city centre of Gothenburg.


01. “Näver” handbag
Photo: Anna Hållams

Inspired by Swedish nature, Nordic handicraft and the urban structures, architect and designer Cecilia Eduards creates contemporary accessories in naturally tanned leather. We especially love this handbag featuring the brand’s signature braided front.


Get it here: Emma & Malena, Vallgatan 4, Gothenburg 

See more of the collection: eduardsaccessories.se

02. Mackerel soft toys
Photo: Anna Hållams

Gothenburg-based designers Emma Landström and Malena Ostwald founded their brand Emma & Malena in 2004 on the island of Käringön in Bohuslän. Their playful designs, such as these cute mackerel toys, feature motifs from the archipelago. 


Get it here: Emma & Malena, Vallgatan 4, Gothenburg

See more here:  emmamalena.com

03. A Journal of West Coast Culinary
Photo: Anna Hållams

Curious of all the delicacies the Swedish west coast has to offer? This cookbook by local design store Artilleriet is a tribute to the region’s food culture, guiding you to the most inspiring places, people and dishes. 


Get it here: Artilleriet, Magasinsgatan 19, Gothenburg 

See more here: artilleriet.se

04. Laptop cover
Photo: Anna Hållams

Founded by Ulf and Anna Pyk in 2009, P.A.P creates high quality accessories in natural materials. All products are manufactured in the company’s own factory outside Gothenburg. This laptop cover will stand the test of time and take good care of your computer. 


Get it here: Vallgatan 12, Vallgatan 12, Gothenburg. 

See more here: papsweden.se

05. “Lou” candle holder
Photo: Anna Hållams

Fans of the clean Scandinavian look will love this handmade ceramic candle holder by local brand Tell me more, run by the couple Annalena Jönsson and Marcus Eliasson. The two also run an interior store in Haga called Market29. 


Get it here: Market 29, Haga Nygata 29, Gothenburg 

See more here: tellmemore.se