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Frida Erson

furniture designer, Formellt in Stockholm

Found Objects and a Desk

PRESENTED ON JUN 13, 2013
IN STOCKHOLM @ VOL 40

Frida Ersson is a recently-graduated student from Malmsten's college - one of the finest schools of cabinetmaking in the world. Her projects have entailed a fair degree of traveling, which serves as a way of lifitng inspiration for her work. Each trip taken would result in a plethora of found objects that would later see themselves incorporated into her final project; a glorious investment of time to create a stunning piece of craftsmanship - her desk. (in Swedish)

 

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BY MICHAEL LEUNG
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Magnus Celestii

BY JOSEPH WALSH
@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

Joseph Walsh talks about his enormous project in creating the Magnus Celestii, a desk-like sculpture. His journey, in creating the Magnus Celestii has collaborated him with designers from all over the world. 

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BY NADINE BUBNER
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Triathlete, Paddle-Board Yoga Instructor, and Entrepreneur, Nadine Bubner talks about escaping the corporate world and heading up a full-time business teaching yoga and meditation classes, while indulging in Ironman triathlon competitions on the side, evolving into a practice that combines yoga and endurance sport. This is her empowering story.

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