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Admire and shop Scandinavian design in all its forms in Skåne, the southernmost region of Sweden. Here is a list of places for design lovers. Most are in Malmö, Skåne's largest city, with hidden gems in the smaller towns and the countryside.
This hub for all kinds of Scandinavian design is close to Lilla Torg in the centre of Malmö. Different exhibitions show a variety of ideas and projects from design and architecture, urban planning, interior design, crafts, fashion and illustrations. Read Swedish and International design periodicals in the café over your tea, coffee and delicious cakes and sandwiches. The shop sells modern Scandinavian design from larger companies and local artists and designers.Read more on Form/Design Center's website Read more
Olsson & Gerthel
Olsson & Gerthel
This stylish interior design store is in central Malmö. Browse the shelves for small, exquisite gifts by Scandinavian designers, or splurge on an exclusive sofa or dinner table. Whatever you opt for the quality and design is top notch.Read more on Olsson & Gerthel's website Read more
This Swedish interior design store in central Malmö focuses on sustainability and organic production. Simplicity and functionality are the keywords for these unique Scandinavian design pieces. 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.Read more on Norrgavel's website Read more
Klippan Yllefabrik (dt. Klippans Wollfabrik), ist ein in vierter Generation geführter Familienbetrieb im Nordwesten von Skåne. Hier wird Schwedisches Design mit einer gediegenen Textiltradition verbunden. Die Regale sind mit Decken, Kissenbezügen und Textilien für Kinder gefüllt. Starke Farben und natürliche Materialien sind das Markenzeichen des Sortiments. Der Laden ist gleichzeitig ein Outlet, in dem man schöne Schnäppchen machen kann.Read more on Klippan Yllefabrik's website Read more
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. Choose from more than 200 different brands selling classic sofas and lighting to clocks and vases. 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 Svenssons i Lammhult's website Read more
Designtorget is a Swedish chain of concept stores focused on new and talented designers. Find a wide range of interesting interior design with an emphasis on smaller items and gifts. There’s everything here from mini greenhouses, lamps and shelving to jewellery and even Bluetooth speakers. Designtorget in Malmö is on the main pedestrian street.Read more on Designtorget's website Read more
About Scandinavian design
Simple, light, minimal and functional are just a few of the descriptions of Scandinavian design. Starting in the 1950s, it represents a timeless way of living. The idea that beautiful, functional everyday objects should be affordable to everyone is what drives Scandinavian design, and many of the original designs are still produced today.
Scandinavian designers are famous for household goods including furniture, textiles, ceramics, lamps, and glass. Here are some of the places in Skåne that produce or sell great Scandinavian design.