In Skåne, the southernmost region of Sweden, you can admire and shop Scandinavian design in all its forms, from small scale local designers to bigger brands. Here is a list of musts for design lovers. Most of these stores are found in Malmö, Skåne's largest city, but there are also hidden gems in the smaller towns and in the countryside to explore.
In the centre of Malmö by the Lilla Torg square is this shop and a gallery. Run and owned by a cooperative of local craftsmen and artists, Formargruppen showcases a range of constantly changing products with a focus on high quality and handmade art and appliances.
There’s everything from hand printed textiles and ceramics to glass art and silver jewellery Although all artists have their own style and expression, typical Scandinavian light and purity shows through.
Klippan Yllefabrik, the Wool Factory is in Klippan, north-western Skåne. The shelves are filled with plaids, blankets, pillows and textiles for kids. Strong colours and genuine materials characterize the selection. The shop is a factory so look out for bargains.Read more on Klippan Yllefabrik's website Read more
In the middle of Malmö and a few steps from the busy Lilla Torg square is this hub for all kinds of Scandinavian design. Different exhibitions show a variety of ideas and projects from the field of design and architecture, urban planning and interior design to crafts, fashion and illustrations.
The Centre offers a program of lectures, workshops and seminars, and aims to be meeting point for designers, academics, trade people and the public.
The cosy café serves a large selection of Swedish and International design periodicals as well as tea, coffee and delicious cakes and sandwiches. The shop sells some of the best of modern Scandinavian design and gems by local artists and designers.
Located in central Malmö, this Swedish interior design store has a focus on sustainability and organic production. Unique designs are characterized by simplicity and functionality, epitomizing the essence of Scandinavian design.
The company describes its values as humanistic, existential and organic. Norrgavel aims to change the way we look at furniture. All furniture is made from natural materials and are certified as organic.
Olsson & Gerthel
Svenssons i Lammhult
Svenssons i Lammhult
Svenssons i Lammhult is a Swedish furniture manufacturer that has been in business for over 100 years. Its large stores sell renowned classics with a focus on Scandinavian design. Svenssons i Lammhult is in the centre of Malmö, a short walk from the Central Station. Thousands of square metres are filled with the best of Scandinavian furniture.Read more on the website Read more