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In order to concentate on coming projects both as MADE BY: and as individuals the MADE BY: store is now closed for casual visitors. Would you like to see us and what we do? Simply make an appointment and allow us to take care of your all your jewellery needs.
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MUSEO POLDI PREZZOLI
As part of Museo Poldi Prezzoli's traditional contemporary design spring exhibition David will be showing a number of "Portland" and "KHV 60" candlesticks. Curated by Beppe Finessi "FARE LUME" is open from 5th April until 21st May.
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DAVID AT PAD
David will be showing new and recent work at the PAVILLON des Arts et du Design in Paris this week as part of Galerie Gosserez presentation at Frances premier art fair. Open from 28th of March- 1st April
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DAVID AT THE TECHNICAL MUSEUM
Davids work has been selected as part of the grandios "100 Inovations" exhibition at Stockholms Technical Museum. Not much crafts on show here but if you are into technical stuff it's a great exhibition.
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REPRESENTED IN PARIS
David is nowrepresented in Paris by Galerie Gosserez. Founded in 2010 by Marie-Berangere Gosserez in the North Marais district, Galerie Gosserez has established itself as a leading player on the Parisian design scene and a visit is strongly recommended if you find yourself in the French capital.
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MADE BY: SHOW IN ESKILSTUNA
MADE BY:s first solo exhibition will be opening on the 21st January at Eskilstuna Konstmuseum. We will be presenting 3 new works one of which has been made specifically for this show. If you are in Eskilstuna between 21st January and 12th March a visit to their Art Museum is highly recommended.
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DAVID SHOWING IN PARIS
Opening on the 20th January at Le Lieu du Design in Paris, David will be showing work as part of the exhibition series MEET MY PROJECT. Cocktails will be served between 7 and 10pm on the opening evening and the exhibition can be viewed throughout the weekend for all who wish to see, welcome!
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MERRY XMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Christmas Greetings to all our customers and friends, with best wishes for a wonderful festive season. We will be closing this year on 23rd December and will be back in 2012, bigger and better than ever. Our doors open on Wednesday the 14th January. See you then.
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ÅSA'S BOOK NOW AVAILABLE
Konsthantverkarna:Six Decades, documents the development of Konsthantverkarna, Swedens oldest,largest and most importent craft cooprative through it's 60 year history. Available from Konsthantverkarna and all good Swedish book stores!
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GOT A POSTCARD?
MADE BY: project #7 a.k.a. is underway. 100 postcards have been sent out, if you got one please follow the instructions! If you didn't our progress map will be posted shortly! The results of this project will be exhibited at Eskilstuna Art Museum in January.
Check back regularly to see how Project #7 develops
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ÅSA AND AGNIESZKA SHOWING IN MALMÖ
Åsa and Agnieszka are taking part in Gallery Platinas group exhibitiona "Platina For Pleasure" at The Form and Design Center in Malmö The opening will be held on 15th October and the exhibition continues until 13th November
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DAVID WALKS THE WALK
David's latest solo show opens on 17th Sept at Konsthantverkarna."Walk The Walk" is a body of work derived from making, not thinking. According to David himself reprisents an enormous shift in focus by relaxing his control over the making process. See for yourself a until 4th October.
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SHOWING IN KOREA
Åsa has curated "Just Swedish Metal" for the Tong In Gallery in Seoul. The exhibition showcases work from Swedens leading metalsmiths which naturally means Åsa herself. Agnieszka and David are also amongst the 10 artists on show which is open from 7th-20th September.
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BIRKASTANSDAG ON SUNDAY
True to tradition MADE BY: will be organising a community art project on birkastansdag Sunday 4th September.This years project will be shown at Eskilstuna Art Museum in January so come along and be a part of art history.
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Back from a long summer holiday and we have a new addition to the MADE BY: staff. Welcome Cho Hyunjung our new intern from Korea who will be with us untill Christmas.
WE HOPE YOU ENJOY YOUR STAY WITH US!!
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We will be closing our doors at MADE BY: for a long and relaxed summer holiday. From the 23rd June until 17th August we will be taking a well earned rest to recharge for a really busy Autumn. Hope to see you all then and...
HAVE A WONDERFUL SUMMER
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ÅSA & DAVID SHOWING AT THE MUSEUM OF ARCHITECTURE
Konsthantverkarnas Jubillee Exhibition, "Signerad" celebrating the cooperatives 60th birthday opens at the Museum of Architecture in Stockholm. Showing work from all the current 85 members, the exhibition is open throughout the summer from 22nd June until 14th August.
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ÅSA & AGNIESZKA SHOW AT KONSTNÄRSHUSET
As part of an all star line up Åsa and Agnieska will be showing recent work at "Sensibelt" an exhibition curated by Inger Wästberg. "Sensibelt" is showing from the 12th-21st May at the Konsthandeln Galleri in Konstnärshuset.
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DAVID SHOWING AT SUPERSTUDIO
Davids recent "Dot and Point" candlestick and pendant lamp series has received a new addition just in time for the Milan Design Festival. David will be showing work together with a number of colleagues at the prestigious SUPERSTUDIO PÍU deep in the heart of the Zona Tortona.
SWEDISH LOVE STORIES from 12th-17th April.
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KHV60 A LONG AND A SHORT
In "A Long And A Short" Konsthantverkarnas members have taken to serial production, either a long series of 60 pieces or a short of 6. With 60 members taking part means there is a lot to see and amongst all this work can be found candlesticks from David and bonbon dishes from Åsa.
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SALE AT NUTIDA
A huge exercise in spring cleaning is afoot at Nutida Svenskt Silver. From midday to midnight on the 9th April selected items will be on sale for almost embarrassingly low prices. If you need to buy some of Davids work; Nutidas "REA" is an excellent opportunity.
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AGNIESZKA SHOWING IN MUNICH
"Under That Cloud" is the title of gallery Spektum in Munichs latest exhibition. The work on show is from a group of artist who became stranded together in Mexico as a result of the great Icelandic volcano eruption last year. Open from 17th-26th March.
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AGNIESZKA TAKES ON HDK
Agnieszka will be guest teacher at Gothenbergs University of Design and Craft this week, grappling with students from the jewellery department combining the difficult art of enamelling with the use of colour in poetic reflection.
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DAVID SHOWING AT THE BIOLOGICAL MUSEUM
David will be showing new work during Stockholm Design Week at a fringe event being held at the Biological Museum. From 9th -12th February "20 Designers at Biologiska" showcases work from an international line up of 20 frontline creators from 15 countries.
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David will be taking part in Februarys Pecha Kucha at Berns by being among the designers there to promote the "20 Designers at Biologiska" event. Under direction from Fredrik Färg, David will wave at some point during the presentation.
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MADE BY: REPRISENT AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM
David, Åsa and Agnieszka are all well reprisented when the Swedish National Museum launch their signature exhibition for 2011 "Skimrande Silver". MADE BY: as a group is also on display with our "Community Bowl #2" which we gifted to the National Collection in 2010. "Skimrande Silver" is open throughout 2011 until 9th Arpril 2012.
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NEW YEAR-NEW OPENING HOURS
We start 2011 with new opening hours. We are open from Wednesday to Friday as usual and by appointment only on Saturdays. Need a weekend MADE BY: fix ? give us a call.
Or Click HERE to drop us an e-mail
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MERRY XMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Christmas Greetings to all our customers and friends, with best wishes for a wonderful festive season. We will be closing this year on 22nd December and will be back in 2011, bigger better and funkier than ever. Our doors open on Wednesday the 12th January. See you then.
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FLING Headlines the Nobel Nightcap
David's Fling made an unexpected appearence at The Nobel Nightcap this week. The Traditional after-party to the Nobel Banquet is where the celebrating of the Nobel laureates continues until dawn and involves stageshows champagne and more champagne.
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Åsa Co-Curator at Konsthantverkarna
From 1st January 2011 Åsa will be working at Konsthantverkarna along side Peppe Bergström as Curator of Swedens oldest and largest Crafts Co-op, and her colleagues at MADE BY: wish her all the best in this new endevour. This doesn't mean that Åsa is leaving us though, she will still be here making her work, business as usual... almost.
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The Price Of Fame
Swedens biggest daily newspaper Dagens Nyheter used this clue in their crossword on Friday 15th Oct. "Which tube station entrance-hall has the artist in the picture, David Taylor, been involved in decorating" answers on a postcard please...
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Lecture At The Museum Of Architecture
Åsa will be conducting an open lecturer at the Museum of Architecture in Stockholm on Tuesday 12th October . Together with colleague Hedvig Westermark, Åsa will be presenting an introduction to modern Swedish art jewelry and it's increasingly international status. The lecture begins at 18:00.
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Community Bowl #2 to National Museum
Our Community Bowl #2 project officially came to a close this week as CB#2 was placed on display at the National Museum in Stockholm. CB#2 was acquired by the National Museum in the form of a donation from MADE BY: closing the circle between the makers and the owners and from now on can be viewed on the first floor in the first room to the right.
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Röhsska Museum aquires Davids Container
Davids silver and wood container, currently being shown as part of Konstslöjdsalongen 2010 at the Museum of Architecture will be taking it's place in Röhsska Museums permanent collection. We congratulate Röhsska Museum in their aqisition of another unique piece from the MADE BY: workshop.
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David and Åsa will be showing 2 new pieces each at the Museum of Architecture in Stockholm. The exhibition "Konstslöjdsalongen 2010" opens from 21st September until 21st November and features a total of 144 works by 100 designer/makers from all over the country.
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Åsa Shows In Falkenberg
"Inte Bara Bling Bling" opens at Falkenbergs Museum this weekend featuring work of 4 of Swedens leading jewellery artists, curated by Sofia Björkman. The exhibition runs parallel with "Also Known As Jewellery" featuring work from 17 french jewellery artists. Both exhibitions open on Saturday 11th Sept and run until 27th November.
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Make Art History
Community Bowl #2, made by 129 people during a hectic 5 hours at last years Birkastans Dag has now become a local legend . Want to take part in making art history? Welcome to MADE BY: on Sunday 5th Sept. and make your contribution to our future cultural heritage.
Open between 11am and 5pm
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David Showing at Konsthantverkarna
David will be showing new work at Konsthantverkarna as part of their "Half Dozen" exhibition. "Half Dozen" features work of six artist/craftsmen who have been accepted as new members for 2010. Open from 28th August until 18th September
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Summer Closed at MADE BY:
We will be closing our doors at MADE BY: for a long and relaxed summer holiday. From the 24th June until 18th August we will be taking a well earned rest to recharge for a really busy Autumn. Hope to see you all then and...
Have A Wonderful Summer
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Agnieszka Shows In Switzerland
Agnieszkas exhibition at Gallery Vice Versa opens this weekend in Lausanne. Showing new pieces Agnieszkas work has strong genealogical ties with her earlier show at Konsthantverkarna in 2009.
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Röhsska Museum aquires Åsa's Bowl
Åsa's large silver bowl, made for her "A Body Of Work" exhibition was aquired this week by Röhsska Museum for their permanent collection. At over 2kg in weight this piece is impressive in more ways than one and we congratulate Röhsska Museum on the wisdom of their purchase.
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Åsa Showing In Helsinki
Åsa takes part in Galleri Norsu's summer exhibition at their showroom in central Helsinki. A hand picked group of 18 craftsmen reprisent whats new in the all the major craft fields. If your heading for Finland then we recommend a visit.
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Davids Lighting Installation Installed
Davids latest public art project is now installed in Stockholm suburb Gubbången. Three large installations light up Familje Bostaders latest housing project, with one work in each of the three entrances.
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Agnieszka and Malin Curate in Krapperup
Agnieszka and Malin Vessby have curated Krapperup Art Gallery's summer exhibition, which this year focuses on contemporary crafts. Open from 8th May until 26 June "All Talk, All Action" profiles work from both established and emerging artists.
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Agnieszka Mexico Trip Report
The Grey Area Symposium has been covered in great detail by the Art Jewelry Forum. Images, commentary, impressions and interviews can all be found on their website and blog.
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Agnieszka Departs For Mexico
Agnieszka most recent work will be showing in Mexico City as part of the International jewellery symposium "The Grey Area" where invited artists, designers, jewellery makers, academics, researchers and promoters are gathering for Latin Americas largest jewellery symposium to date.
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David's Tube Station Furniture Installed
David's public furniture project at Stockholm's Östermalmstorg tube station will soon be completed. The final touches will be made this week to "Capsule" in the northern ticket hall. "Capsule" is a landmark, a meeting place and a leaning post for those who need a quick coffee.
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Agnieszka Walking In The Gray Area
Agnieszka has been participating in "Walking In The Gray Area" where 40 artists and jewellery makers from Latin American and Europe carry out a dialogue about global mobility, identities and contemporary jewellery in an open blog forum. Input and comments are welcome.
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David and Åsa Speaking at IASPIS
Both David and Åsa will be speaking at IASPIS on Saturday 6th March. The "Been There, Done That" seminar is for inspiration, meeting and discussing different ways to develop as a designer/craftsperson through international cultural exchange and is organized in co-operation with Konsthantverkarna.
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Agnieszka and Åsa Exhibiting at Schmuck
Agnieszka and Åsa will be showing new and recent work this week in Munich as part of Schmuck 2010. At the worlds leading fair for contemporary art jewellery their work will be represented by Platina. Schmuck is open from 3rd-9th March at Willy Brandt Allee 1 in Munich
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Åsa Shows at Espace Solidor
Åsa will be taking her place amongst an international line up of distinguished contemporary jewellery artists at Espace Solidor in Cagnes-Sur-Mer. For those of you lucky enough to be in the South of France between 27th Feb and 23rd May "l’éducation sentimentale" is recommended as well worth a visit.
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Been There Done That
David and Åsa will be taking part with colleagues Mårten Medbo and Gustav Nordenskiöld in Konsthantverkarnas profile show "Been There Done That". Opening on 27th Feb.- 23 March the exhibition also includes an open seminar where the exhibitors talk about projects they have done abroad and how it has influenced the direction in which their work has taken.
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David Makes DesigNU Prize X3
The Friends of the Design Museums annual design prize goes this year to Björn Kusoffsky for his graphic form. The 3 trophies were designed and made by David. One will be awarded to Björn, one goes to the future Design Museum and one to Gothenbergs Röhsska Museum.
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Davids Lingam On Show In Holland
Ruudt Peters enormous LINGAM project is now on show at the Catharijne Convent in Utrecht until 28th February. 122 invited artists from around the world have given their interpretation of the south Asian fertility symbol and Davids kaleidoscope "Phallic Mandala" is among them. Ruudt can be seen here talking about his ambitions with "LINGAM" and the philosophy behind the exhibition.