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Swedish design
Classic Kånken backpack.
Photo credit: Amanda Westerbom/

Swedish Design

Swedish-design textiles, furniture, household objects and glassware has a practical, democratic aesthetic and increasingly sustainable approach to design. In Sweden, design is synonymous with ‘lifestyle’. Try Svenskt Tenn, Bruno Mathsson, Carl Malmsten, Kosta Boda and Orrefors glassware. Enough with the name-dropping already, let's check out design and fashion Swedish-style.

The enduring appeal of Swedish design

Swedish interior design is celebrated across the world. Though functionalist at heart, it’s a nuanced affair – an innovative minimalism with a twist.

Swedish fashion – a story of substance and style

Swedish fashion is celebrated for its timeless sense of cool. But it’s more diverse than you might think – Swedish designers master everything from catwalk fashion to laid back denim-looks, often with sustainability at its core.