Ikea just opened a research hub and exhibition space in Copenhagen where they will test their new prototypes. Ikea is really going their own way right now and they just seems to be doing everything right. Read more here.
When I started this blog many years ago, it was at a time when I didn’t do much editorial work so the blog became like a magazine to me and I love keeping this blog that way but sometimes I miss having a blog that shows more behind the scene pictures and snapshots. Therefore I am very pleased and proud to announce that today I am kicking off a side blog called Lotta Agatons Diary over at Residence Magazine..Don’t miss out!
It is that time of the year again when I am busy planning the dinner for Residence Stora Formpris. This year we are going all dark and cosy at Gamla Riksarkivet with an amazing dinner signed Christian Hellberg. Here is my moodboard for the evening that I am sure will be magical..and makes me long for christmas already!
My dear friends Susanna Nygren Barrett and Mattias Börjesson are the founders of The Studio, a Stockholm based design studio who has an amazing portfolio with a beautiful sense of simplicity and perfection in every detail of everything they do. They just launched their brand new website, check it out here.
Spring is not really in the air yet but I can’t wait..and meanwhile I can sneek peak these spring images for Marimekko that I have styled and Petra Bindel photographed. Marimekko is making an amazing transformation under the wings of Anna Teurnell their new Creative Director (former head of design at & Other Stories). One of the major news they are launching for spring is a collection of textiles and vases by Carina Seth Andersson. Love it! See more here.
As you all might know, I have decided to close down Lotta Agaton Shop after four years. There will be a big clearance sale on sunday 25/10 at 12-16PM and monday-wednesday 26-28/10 at 14-19PM. We have also cleared out our props room..so don’t miss out.
Iclandic Danish artist Olafur Eliasson is based in Berlin and here are some pictures from his amazing studio. Eliassons exhibition at Moderna Muséet in Stockholm just opened earlier this week, don’t miss out!
I have been obsessing with Liselotte Watkins new collages ever since I saw a sneak peek on her Instagram and now I have managed to lay my hands on one of them and I can’t wait for her to move in with me. They are all featured in the very beautiful limited edition book Konversationer och Illustrationer by Watkins and Naomi Itkes that you can buy here.