Blog: Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair

Throughout the year there are a number of events to allow luxury lighting and furniture companies to not only showcase the latest of their capabilities, but also to allow a glimpse into the future of the industry itself. One such event is the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, taking place this year from the 7 – 11 February 2017.

 

The Event

First organised in 1951, the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair has grown into what is generally considered to be one of the most esteemed luxury furniture fairs in Europe. Here you will find new products, new materials, new knowledge, new trends and new environmental and technological solutions are displayed in a both informative and inspirational manner.

Boasting 70000 sqm of inspiration, news, and business, with exhibitors from 32 different countries, the event is one of a kind. The event showcases a more comprehensive selection of Scandinavian design than any other of its kind. The fair is full to bursting point with the latest innovations within interior design and lighting for both homes and public spaces.

With around 700 companies exhibiting their furniture, lighting, and textile products, the annual five-day event attracts around 40000 visitors (as well as drawing in over 1100 media representatives) from 60 countries each year.

 

The Exhibitions

Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair boasts a number of unique events. Every year they invite international and inspiring designers to create concept exhibitions, all unique to this event.

A highly acclaimed international designer acts as guest of honour, creating a lounge in the entrance hall. There’s also a Trend Exhibition, where the most recent style traits are showcased, with a focus on materials, colours and shapes. There’s even a Design Bar, where food and design meet in a tasteful collision.

Small scale productions and one off products are exhibited around the fair, while design talks take place through the duration, offering a free seminar program with high profile guests from around the world.

 

The Expectation

The purpose of the event is to exhibit, to explain, and to interact. For anyone looking to meet the industry, or to get a firm grasp on where it stands now and get a glimpse of where its future is leading, the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair is one of a kind.

The global elite in design and architecture gather here, so there’s not better place to feel a part of an industry that’s thriving.

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