A family of entrepreneurs since 1895

Grythyttan Stålmöbler was founded in 1895 in the deep forests of Bergslagen, Sweden. Today, more than a hundred years later, one could argue this to be the perfect place to build and nurture a very successful and sustainable design brand. Back then the key to survival and success was the closenes...

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Walk the talk on gender equality

Almost three years ago, as the company NOD was founded, Therese Hillman took on the role as CEO. With the support of the private equity firm Altor, Therese wanted to establish a network of ambitious entrepreneurs and Scandinavian design brands. The network would benefit the brands by connecting them...

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Kid’s Concept makes big textile sustainability leap

Ever since the start in 2007 Kid’s Concept has created beautifully crafted toys and furnishings designed to last a lifetime, using FSC-labelled wood instead of plastics. In 2022 the company embarked on a new journey to increase the use of certified sustainable materials by becoming GOTS certified....

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The benefits of tailor-made products

Alexandra Wahlqvist joined Photowall as new CEO in September 2022. After meeting the future colleagues and getting to know the two brothers and founders, Niklas Lagander and Charlie Johansson, the decision to join the team was a no brainer.   “I have several times converted brick-and-mortar b...

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String Furniture: Sweden’s most popular circular furniture brand

In October 2022 Sweden’s largest second-hand market, Tradera, published the report Tradera Circular Brands – Interior 2022, presenting the list of the most popular interior brands of the year on Tradera. The goal of the report is to increase the understanding of circularity in the furniture ...

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Inspired by the home of Carl and Karin Larsson in Dalarna

Inspired by the home of beloved artists Carl and Karin Larsson, Lilla Hyttnäs in Dalarna, Kid’s Concept has created a collection that seeks to embody this Swedish culturalheritage for future generations. Carl and Karin’s home welcomed everyone as a place to play, relaxand just be. This is a cla...

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Strong as steel

When you sit down on a chair from Grythyttan Stålmöbler, there’s a good chance it’s 70 to 80 years old. Made to last for generations, and sustainable before the word became trendy, the furniture made by the Lindqvist family in the village of Grythyttan can be found in every corner of Sweden. N...

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One size plate does not fit all

Restaurants today make serious investments in interior design in order to convey a curated concept. But tableware decisions easily get lost in the shuffle, and the result is often a compromise at best or a mismatch at worst. Having seen this happen firsthand too many times, the three partners behind...

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