Publications

Svenskform

In the latest issue of Form, Sweden’s leading design and architecture magazine, Bo Madestrand, the magazines editor-in-chief, shares his thoughts on the relation between aesthetics and demand when it comes to designing, in an in-depth interview featuring John Löfgren and Jonas Pettersson, founders of Form us With Love.

In the article, Madestrand acknowledges the celebrations around the studio’s ten year anniversary but also picks up on the change in tone, from young to mature industrial designers. The eight page long article also includes reflections on what it takes to collaborate, create a value driven business and maintain the relevance of ‘improved as opposed to new’.

DESIGN SWEDEN 60 YEARS

Design Sweden is an independent organisation set up with the purpose to nurture and enable designers living and working in Sweden and those operating abroad. Celebrating 60 years this year, the organisation is continuing to engage in design from an industry as well as a public perspective. This years anniversary celebrations include an evening of talks around the theme of […]

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Svensk bokkonst

The I—X publication by Form Us With Love was awarded this March by the Swedish Book Art Association, ‘to serve as a model of emulation.’ As a chronological compilation, edited by Lia Forslund and designed by Hendrik Nygren Design, the book is a generously sized monograph filled with design process, insights and reflective thinking. ‘The act to present extensive material […]

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Disegno – IKEA Odger

In the latest issue #14 of the renown quarterly journal of design, Disegno, Form Us With Love is featured, in an extensive process story on the development of Odger, a new chair designed by Form Us With Love in collaboration with Ikea. The article covers the case of the Odger chair from a quality control perspective, unveiling […]

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Architonic Top 100 Designers 2016/17

Released every March is Achitonic’s annual ranking of the best architects and designers in the world. Form Us With Love is this year honoured to be amongst the world’s Top 100 designers. An impressive verification, knowing that the result is user-generated by text searches on architonic.com, a database currently including more than 300,000 products from […]

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Dezeen Hotlist

The worlds best architects, designers and influential brands were ranked last week for Dezeen’s annual 400 strong hotlist. Form Us With Love was proud and delighted to take a firm thirty-ninth place in the designers category, next to admirable design colleagues like Nendo, Thomas Heatherwick, Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec and Tom Dixon. Congratulation to the […]

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Greenhouse

Greenhouse is an iconic part of the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair where young designers show work that have not yet been produced, to connect with partners, experts and producers. Each fall, designers and institutions from across the globe apply with prototypes and ideas to participate in the exhibition. In jury this year, John Löfgren […]

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TALLINN DESIGN FESTIVAL

Along with a fine panel of design peers, Form Us With Love was invited by Estonia Design Center to participate in the Tallinn Design Festival, with the aim to push the discourse of what design can really become—monitoring and discussing the changes in the design world.

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RÖHSSKA 100 YEAR

Gothenburg is renown for being one of the world’s most inventive cities and the proximity between industry, design and public is more present here than any other Swedish city. With a historic, rich and informed design collection, Röhsska Design Museum is an iconic Swedish design platform.

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DN “Why only English text when the majority speaks Swedish?”

This morning we had the pleasure of reading Lotta Jonson’s article “Why only English text when the majority speaks Swedish?” featured in Dagens Nyheter.

We are proud of the fact that Jonson is mentioning Form Us With Love alongside great institutions, such as the Nationalmuseum and Modern Museet. She argues that books and exhibition texts by Swedish brands and Institutions written in English are excluding and elitist. Is it not the other way around?

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design Revolution

How important is the 3D printer for design at large? Jonas Pettersson, CEO at Form Us With Love was invited by SVT, Swedens Public Television channel, to discuss historic and current ways to critique design innovation for the common good, available online, in Swedish only, Antikmagasinet, season 9, episode 11.

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Design House Stockholm

In 2012 Design House Stockholm celebrated it’s 20th anniversary. To mark this important milestone, The Publishing House for Scandinavian design made a beautiful publication. It featured a series of photographs staging Design House Stockholm products in the rooms and halls of Hallwyl House in the centre of Stockholm, including, Work Lamp, Cord and Form Pendants […]

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Onoffice

This year the Swedish studio celebrates a decade in business, during which time it has created dozens of recognisable products including a landmark range with Ikea, and co-founded Baux. Yet, as always, they are thinking ahead. “It’s a landmark, sure, but most of the things are not done yet,” smiles Löfgren. “I’m more energetic than […]

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Ateljé Lyktan

Swedish lighting company Ateljé Lyktan collaborated with Form Us With Love when redesigning its visual identity. Tack Studio lead the project editorially and graphically; creating two journals for the brand in 2012 and 2013. The journals include the Plug Lamp, Hood and Ogle.

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KEYNOTE AT IIDEX CANADA

November 29th 2017, John Löfgren, co-founder and creative director of Form Us With Love will be addressing attendees of IIDEXCanada 2017. The Keynote reflects on the studio’s twelve years of work, the learnings along the way, and how Form Us With Love sees design at the crossroads of culture and industry. Date: Nov 29, 2017 Time: […]

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LIENERS DESIGN LOUNGE

This month, Form Us With Love participated in an evening symposium, held at the beautiful Marmorsaal in Weissenburgpark, Stuttgart, Germany. In a series of talks, hosted by Liener büromöbel, design was tackled in three sub-sections; team, room and process. Speakers included Prof. Ulrich Weinberg from Hasso Plattner Institut in Potsdam, Markus Schiffer, Country Manager at Buzzi Space […]

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Water Faucet

You try to locate the sensors, looking for those dark coloured lenses usually placed in the stem of the faucets. But you can’t see anything! It’s ‘minimalism’. You place your hands a wide as you can, moving frantically to try to maximise the chance for a reflection to hit the sensor—it still doesn’t work.

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Comforty Living

In 2009, Comforty Living invited a number of renowned European designers to compete for a contract — Andersen & Voll from Norway, Philippe Negro from France, to name a few. We were invited to Warsaw to each design a sofa. The best piece was then picked by a jury and put in production.

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