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Happy New Year!
MADE BY: wishes all our friends and customers a Wonderful and Joyous New Year. We are looking forward to a very exciting 2010 with new projects and exhibitions both at home and abroad to keep us busy. There is a lot going on in the coming 12 months at Vikingagatan and we hope you can join with us as we step into the next decade!
Our doors again on Wednesday 13th January.
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Christmas Opening Hours
In the run up to Christmas MADE BY: will have extended opening hours to accomodate our customers Juletid stress levels. From 16th Dec we will be open Mon-Friday 12-18, Sat-Sunday 12-15.
You are most warmly welcome.
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David & Åsa Return from China
After leading the workshops "Industry Loves Simplicity" and "Beyond Inspiration" at the Center for Creative Industries in Macau and speaking at the Creative Business Seminar organized by the Centre of European Studies, David and Åsa are now back in town and back at the work bench.
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Åsa & Agnieszka at Platina
Platina celebrates its 10th anniversary with a giant exhibition showing work from 78 internationally acclaimed jewellery artists. Åsa & Agnieszka are of course reprisented in "Ten Years of Beauty" which is open from 5th Dec-16th Jan.
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Åsa Exhibits in Oslo
The Swedish-Finnish jewellery extravaganza "8+8" opens on the 19th November at The Finnish-Norwegian Cultural Institute in Oslo. Åsas work is well reprisented among the 16 prominent jewellery artists from Sweden and Finland. The exhibition is open until 19th December.
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David Showing at Nivå 125
David will be showing new work at Design gallery Nivå 125 in Båstad next week. Dedicated to Candle Sticks the exhibition celebrates the approach of Jultide and the roll of the candle as a light bringer. Opening 19th December.
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COMMUNITY BOWL #2
The making of the MADE BY: Community Bowl #2 on 6th September attracted an amazing 129 people from the neighbourhood, each contributing to the finished piece.The making of Community Bowl #2 can be seen on film or in real life in our hostage display window at Tomtebogatan 16 until 31st December.
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Åsa & David Show Work in Munich
The Schoonhoven Silver Award exhibition opens this week at Pinakothek Der Moderne in Munich. The exhibition is open from 25th September until 15th November and shows work from an international selection of 52 metal artists.
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David Shows His Lingam at Konstfack
More than 100 selected artists from around the world have been asked to interpret the south-east Asian LINGAM and create a modern fertility symbol. The exhibiton "LINGAM" is open from 7th-12th September in Konstfacks Vita Havet
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Community Bowl #2
During Birkastans Day yesterday MADE BY: had over 300 visitors, 129 of whom helped make our Community Bowl #2. In this project we create communities around a physical object that everyone is free to take part in making. The finished bowl will be on display in our showroom window from 9th September.
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David at Rackstad Museum
David will be showing a number of works at Racksta Museum together with more than a dozen colleagues from Nutida Svenskt Silver. The exhibition "Corpus Silver" is open from 22nd august until 20th september and is recommended for everyone in the neighbourhood of Arvika.
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Agnieszka is Over There
Agnieszka will be showing new work at the Heidi Lowe Gallery in Rehoboth Beach, USA, "Between Beauty 2009" is open from 8th until 24th August. If you find yourself in Delaware why not head for the coast.
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Åsa Showing in Poland
The never ending traveling jewellery exhibition "Horror Vacui" opens in Krakow on 26th June at the Bielak Gallery and can be seen throughout the summer until 30th September. If you are in Krakow make for Slawkowska 4 and the Bielak Gallery to check it out.
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Åsa & David Exhibit in Belgium
What to do in Belgium between 3rd July and 13th September? Why not discover Gent and it's fantastic Design Museum where you can have a look at work from both David and Åsa and 52 other artists as part of their huge raised silver exhibition.
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Åsa & David Exhibit at Kulturhuset
The main attracttion at Stockholms Kulturhuset this summer will be "Sakernas Tillstånd". Over fifty craft artists give an overview of twenty years of development. How have Crafts changed and what is most pertinent today? Open from 6th June -13th Sept.
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MADE BY: in Gustavsberg
"The Making of RGB" documents the work we made for "Nice 08", a part of Liverpool's European Capital of Culture event in 2008. Our film will now be shown at Gustavsgersgs Konsthall in their "Hit My Eye" exhibition. Hit My Eye is open from 30th of June, throughout the summer until 13th September.
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There Is No Place Like Home
Swedens 20 most internationally recognised jewellery artists lined up in Platinas "Theres No Place Like Home". Agnieszka and Åsa are naturally a part of this exhibition which opens on 14th May until 13 June.
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Davids first monumental work will be unveiled on 11th May at Östermalmstorgs Tube Stations southern entrance in Stockholm. The ceremony takes place at 12.30 so if you´re in the neighbourhood come and have a look.
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Agnieszka Opponent At HDK
Agnieszka travels west this week to be the Opponent for this years crop of Masters students from the metal dept. of Gothenbergs University of Design and Crafts.
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David "Consumed" at Nutida
Davids exhibition "Consumed" opens at Nutida Svenskt Silver on Saturday 4th April. "Consumed" is a collection of metal freaks in raised silver and mixed media. The Vernissage is from 12-4pm. and everyone is welcome.
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Åsa & David Show In Holland
Åsa and David will be showing work at the biannual Schoonhoven Silver Award in Holland. The event begins on 3rd April and showcases work from 45 selected silversmiths from 4 continents.
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Åsa at Eskilstuna Art Museum
The Swedish-Finnish jewellery extravaganza "8+8" opens on the 25th March with a bang at Eskilstunas Art Museum. Åsas work is well reprisented among the 16 prominent jewellery artists from Sweden and Finland. The exhibition is open until 3rd May.
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"Be Nice" Aquired by Röhsska Museum
Röhsska Museum has invested in Åsas sculptural "Be Nice" to be part of their expansive permanent collection. Åsa made "Be Nice" for her solo exhibition at Platina and is currently on show as part of Röhsskas Konstslöjdsalong 2009.
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Agnieszka & Åsa Show In Munich
Schmuck has been the showcase for avant-garde jewellery since 1959. This year Schmuck highlights a number of important European galleries including Platina who will be showing work from both Agnieszka and Åsa.
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Agnieszka Guest Teacher at HDK
Agniezska is visiting Gothenborgs University of Design and Crafts this week to give a lecture about her work and to lead a course in the use of enamel for the students of the jewellery department.
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MADE BY: at Studio 44
Work in miniature format by over 150 invited artists from Sweden and Brazil describes "NANO" now open at studion 44. MADE BY: takes part with our project no.4 "NANO" will be showing until 1st March.
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The Dream and The Dreamer
Åsa co-curates and shows work in "The Dream And The Dreamer" as part of Londons Fashion & Textile Museums Swedish fashion season. HRH Princess Victoria opens the event today which continues until 17th May.
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Åsa & David Showing at Röhsska Museum
Konstslöjdsalong 2009 opens today at Röhsska. 50 handpicked artists and craftmen strut their stuff at Swedens most prestigious design museum. Open every day except Mondays until 2nd May. Click here to see Swedish TV's reaction to the exhibition.
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Åsa & David at the 2009 Furniture Fair
Both Åsa and David have new lights being premiered at the Stockholm Furniture Fare this week. Åsa has 2 new models for the popular "Split" range and David is showing the completly new "Vic". Both are products of BSweden and are soon available in a store near you.
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David Takes The Stand
In co-operation with KHVC David will be among 10 designer/makers bringing work directly to architects, interior designers and project leaders at the Stockholm Furniture Fair this week. David will also be taking part in a series of lectures held at the Fair aimed at educating our audience.
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Åsa Showing In Manchester
The gigantic travelling jewellery exhibition "Horror Vacui" has now reached The Manchester Craft & Design Centre. Åsas jewellery can be seen amongst work from 50 artists. "Horror Vacui" is the initiative of the German Forum for Jewellery & Design and is open from 23rd Jan-7th March.
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The Making of RGB
In the Autumn of last year MADE BY: was showing off a newly commisioned work in Liverpool as part of the European Capital of Culture 2008 celebrations, the piece was "RGB" a sculptural object containing 72 large bowls, follow the link below to see our first movie "The Making of RGB"
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Agneiszka On The Panel
Agneiszka takes her place on Blås och Knådas "Forms of Co-operation" discussion panel. The subject at hand is "Crafts Collectives and the Power Structure within the Field". Starting at 12 on Saturday 24th the discussion is free and open for all.
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Åsa Shows In Finland
Åsa will be exhibiting together with 7 Swedish and 8 Finnish colleagues at The Swedish-Finnish Cultural Center in Hansaari this month. The exhibition "8+8" is a cooperation between Korutaiteilijat and Platina and runs until 28th Feb. The Vernissage is on the 9th of January from 3-5p.m. Welcome!
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David At Konsthantverkarna
David is taking part in a group exhibition at Konsthantverkarna in Stockholm. Showing work of mainly non-members "Konsthantverkarna Inreder" shows work with a distinct flavour of interior design and is open from 10th. until 27th Jan. Welcome to Slussen!
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MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR !!
We wish to extend a seasonal greeting to one and all. Have a Happy, Prosperous and Stunning 2009 and if you are planning to visit us soon don't forget we are closed from Dec 24th and won't be open until the 7th Jan.
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MADE BY: Reprisent at NICE 08
MADE BY: will be showing a new collective piece entitled "RGB" at NICE 08 over the next 2 weeks. NICE 08 is a Nordic Art and Culture Festival being held in Liverpool as part of Liverpools 2008 European Capital of Culture Event
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Åsa Teaching at Beckmans
For the next two weeks Åsa will be leading a jewellery course for the third year students at Beckmans, Stockholms famous design school. The course is designed to bring students up to speed on the breadth of possibilities within the jewellery design field.
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Åsa shows "A Body of Work"
Åsas latest exhibition " A Body of Work" opens on 25th October at Konsthantverkarna. In her second show this year Åsa looks into holloware as a medium for expression. "A Body of Work" is open until 15th November
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Congratulations are in order for David this week as he received the much sought after Arts Council 2 year Working Grant. This grant gives artists the opportunity to work without the fear of starvation for a period of 2 years and David is rumoured to be delighted.
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David Performs at Pecha Kucha
David will be performing a Pecha Kucha at Berns Salonger in Stockholm. Starting at 8:20 pm on Thursday 6th November with speakers from the world of art design and architecture it promises to be a fun night. Great atmosphere, free entry and everyone is welcome.
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Community Bowl Finished
MADE BY: project #3 is now complete. The bowl is a liturgical metaphor for sharing. During Birkastans day over 200 people visited MADE BY: and 124 people took part the making of the silver bowl which is now on display in MADE BY:s window.
Well done and Thank You to all who took part.
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David Exhibits at Gallery Pascale
David is showing new work at his Special Guest appearance at Gallery Pascale . A stool, a wall clock, a standard lamp climbing stairs and more can be seen at Stockholms coolest design gallery. The Vernissage is from 1- 4pm on Saturday 13th Sept, open Thursdays, Fridays and Satudays until 18th Oct.
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Street Party In Birkastan
On Sunday 7th September it's street party time, yes it's Birkastans Dag and as MADE BY: lies in the very heart of Birkastan we will be part of the fun. Come by and say hello, see whats new and take part in our unique social art project by immortalizing yourself in metal.
Open from 11am until 5pm
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Horror Vacui In Dusseldorf
The gigantic travelling jewellery exhibition "Horror Vacui" has now reached Galerie Sonja Pfingst-Bischof in Dusseldorf. Åsas work can be seen together with work from over 50 artists. "Horror Vacui" is the initiative of the German Forum for Jewellery and Design and is open from 29th Aug - 27th sept.
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Åsa Exhibits in Japan
In close co-operation with Masako at Jubilee Åsas work will be showing as part of "Jubilee Friends" at Gallery Simon in Yokohama. Open from 23rd-31st August, the exhibition features work by 4 jewellery artists in one Japans leading applied art galleries.
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Åsas Work on Object Fetish
A selection of Åsas work is now available for purchase through Object Fetish. Object Fetish is the internets leading outlet of art jewellery for jewellery collectors and reprisents a broad selection of international artists.
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Back In Business!
The holidays are over and we are back in the studio with an exciting period ahead of us. Exhibitions both at home and abroad, new products and new faces, keep up to date by clicking on CONTACT and subscribing to our quarterly newsletter.
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Åsa Exhibits In The United
Vernissage on the 2nd August and open until 10th September "Night of The Stud" is a benifit exhibition of cufflinks at the Heidi Lowe Gallery in Rehoboth Breach to raise money for The Wellness Foundation of Delaware.
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After an intensive spring and early summer it's now time for a well-earned summer holiday. Lazy days in the sun, summer evening mosquitoes and grill parties, naked night swimming. Time to wind down and enjoy. We open again 10th August so until then have a great summer.
David, Åsa and Agnieszka
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Åsa Exhibits In Cologne
Vernissage on the 11th July and open throughout the summer "Horror Vacui" is the initiative of the German Forum for Jewellery and Design. If you happen to be in Cologne during the summer why not drop in to the Hantwerkskammer and check out the work of over 50 jewellery artists
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Talkshop with Tracy
Our Artist-in-residence Tracy Steepy lead an intense talkshop at Svensk Form this week. Three days of exciting and rich conversation between a group of artists, craftsmen, critics and educators resulting in a discourse that will continue throughout the summer via e-mail.
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AMBER and what to do with it?
Åsa and Annas massive Kalinigrad Amber project is now into it's final phase with the opening of "AMBER and what to do with it?" at Konsthantverkarna. 10 Russian and Swedish artists (including David) tackle a material with an obvious image problem. Vernissage from 12-16 on Saturday 7th June and everyone is Welcome.
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Pecha Kucha with Åsa and Anna
Åsa and Anna Liven West will be heading up another star-studded Pecha Kucha night at Berns in Stockholm. Doors open at 19.30 on 5th June, come and hear all about the Kalinigrad Amber Project. Free Entry !!
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David Exhibits Chez Pascale
David will be among 11 artists/designers showing new work at Gallery Pascal Cottard Ohlsson as part of her "Stockholm J'aime" Exhibition. The Opening is on 24th May at 1p.m. Welcome
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AMBER Kaliningrad Pt.1
The first part of Åsa and Anna Liven Wests Kaliningrad Amber project opens on Wed 21st May. 10 artists from Sweden and Russia meet and work with Amber, find out why at Svensk Forms project room. Open until 1st June.
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Convoy Installed in Brussels
Davids monumental lighting installation "Convoy" is now installed in the foyer of the Swedish EU Headquarters in Brussels. The newly renovated offices will be ceremoniously opened in June by Prime Minister Fredrik Rienfeldt and David will be there getting silly on the bubbly.
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Tracy Steepy, professor of jewellery at RISD arrived at MADE BY: today. As part MADE BY:s small-scale artist in residence programme Tracey will be with us for three months. Besides her own work she will be leading a discussion workshop entitled "Office Hours", dealing with the homogenising effect of mass-communication on modern crafts. Welcome to Stockholm Tracey.
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Agnieszka and Åsa at Konsthantverkarna
Both Åsa and Agnieszka will be showing work at Konsthantverkarnas spring exhibition "One and Only". Opening on 10th May the exhibition can be seen everyday except Sundays until 4th June.
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Agnieszka Lectures in Liverpool
If you are in Liverpool on the 7th why not check out Agnieszkas lecture at Hope University. Agnieszka will be talking about Swedish contemporary jewellery, her own work and the work done at MADE BY: The lecture starts at 11 at the Cornerstone Gallery.
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"Views of Order" extended
Swedens largest daily paper Dagens Nyheter said "her objects manifest freedoms political and mental limitations". See for yourself as Platina extends Åsas exhibition "Views on Order" until 10th May.
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Agnieszka Represents in Italy
After her vernissage at Konsthantverkarna Agnieszka has just enough time for a change of cloths before leaving for Florence and the "Siamo Qui" contemporary jewellery symposium where she will be reprisenting MADE BY: "Reprisenting" in this case means relaxing, drinking wine and having a good time.
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Agnieszka Exhibits at Konsthantverkarna
Opening at Konsthantverkarna on the 12 April, "Transitions" is Agnieszkas personal look at the consequences of immigration and it's effect on relationships with those who are left behind. "Transitions" is open until 6th May and all are welcome. Vernissage from 12-4pm
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David Returns To Laos
David sets of to Laos to lead the third in a series of workshops with local craftsmen to develop the countries official souvenir for the South East Asian Games in 2009. Things have been developing nicley and according to David, Laos is going to have the best giveaway this side of Taiwan for the event.
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Åsa Takes Extended to Liverpool
"Sweden Extended" takes the long and winding road to Liverpool, after touring in Eastern Europe, the contemporary jewelley exhibition curated by Anna Leven West and Åsa arrives in Liverpool, the Cultural Capital of Europe 2008. The exhibition opens at the Cornerstone Gallery on the 4th April.
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Åsa Exhibits at Platina
"Views of Order" is the name of Åsas latest exhition that opens at Platina on 13th March. Åsa presents seven views of the idea of order and how it can effect our lives. "View of Order" is open until 30th March and everyone is welcome. Vernissage from 5-8pm
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Åsa Shows at Konsthantverkarna
Åsa exhibited at this years Collect at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London together with seven colleagues from Konsthantverkarna. This work is now on show at the Slussen gallery for one week only. Drop by and take a look at some world class crafts in the flesh.
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MADE BY: is one year old today. The past 12 months have flown by, we have had a lot of fun and done a lot of really great things, in the coming year we have loads of stuff going on both in Stockholm and abroad so bookmark this website and stay in step with all latest developments at MADE BY:
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Åsa Now Blogging
At long last the chance to get behind the finished work and take a look at the process. In Åsas blog you can read about what goes on inside the head of an avant garde metal craftsman. To all our enlish speaking visitors Åsas blog is written in Swedish but the pictures are universal.
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Late Tuesday in Birkastan
The last Tuesday of every month is now "Late Tuesday" in Birkastan with over 50 boutiques keeping their doors open until 9pm. Åsas new ceiling light "Split" designed for BSweden will be getting a first public showing at MADE BY: after making its debut at the Stockholm Furniture Fair last month.
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Agniezska At Röhsska Museum
"Det är inte som det var att gå längs stranden" includes several of Agnieszkas latest works. Opening 13th March the exhibition can be seen at Röhsska Museum until 6th April. The English title is: "It's not like it was a walk on the beach"
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New Book Featuring Work From Åsa
Released to coincide with Valentines day Larks Books latest addition to their jewellry book series "500 Wedding Rings" features a pair of rings by sa in white gold with a brilliant cut diamond.
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Åsa As Seen on T.V.
Åsa graced the Nyhetsmorgon (Morning News) TV sofa on Sunday to talk about her jewellery and the newly opened "Things We Do For Love" exhibition at Platina. Certainly not prime time T.V. but somebody somewhere probably saw it.
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The Things We Do For Love
Åsa and Agnieska are both exhibiting at Platinas annual love fest. "The Things We Do For Love" opens on the 7th February and runs until 1st March showing work from 24 selected artists, drop in and feel the love.
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MADE BY: Nominated for DESIGNU Award
MADE BY: has been nominated for the 2008 DESIGNU Award. The Award is an initive take by FormMuseets Vänner an advocacy group for the buiding of a craft and design museum in Stockholm. At MADE BY: we are all thrilled.
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Åsas "Split" is Launched
Åsas new lamp family "Split" launches at this weeks Stockholm Furniture Fair. Produced and distributed by Bsweden Åsa describes Split as strong and fragile, feminine and cocky. Coming soon to a lamp store near you.
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Åsa at Collect
Åsa will be taking part in the prestigious Collect International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London this week. So if your in London, go and have a look.
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MADE BY: Blog
While still very much in it's infancy the "MADE BY: friends" blog is now up and running. Just click FRIENDS under the NEWS section to get the low-down on our small scale artist-in-residence program and other projects with a foreign flavour.
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Åsa Talks at Handelsbankens Art Society Dinner
Åsa was the guest speaker at Handlesbankens annual Art Society Dinner this week. In an act of shamless self-promotion Åsa talked mainly about her latest work, her upcoming exhibitions and her international projects. She also gave MADE BY: a mention.
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NEO Magazine awarded the "Changer of The Year (Årets Förändrare)" prize to Percy Barnevik today for his work in the developing new ways to approach the inefficiency of today's third world aid strategy. The trophy was made at MADE BY: in silver and acrylic plastic
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Agnieszka Talks at IASPIS
Agnieszka presented her own and MADE BY:s work in an international context for IASPIS this week. The International Artist Studio Program In Sweden has recently expanded to incorperate crafts and design and now helps support projects like MADE BY: friends, which is our very own small scale artist-in-residence program.
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David teaches at RISD
Rhode Island School of Design students will for six weeks be the recipients of David's limitless wisdom as he teaches "The Design Is In the Details". David will also be collecting information on colleagues, galleries and possibilities for Swedish craftsmen on the East Coast on behalf of IASPIS.
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HAPPY NEW YEAR!
We wish to extend a seasonal greeting to one and all. Have a Happy, Prosperous and Stunning 2008 and if you are planning to visit us soon don't forget we won't be open until the 8th Jan.
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An Urban Christmas in Vasastan
MADE BY: celebrate an Urban Christmas at Atlasmuran 22. From 20th-23rd December we will be at the epicentre of cool during the Jultide shopping season. Visit us under St. Eriks Bridge on the Vasastan side and see Design, Art, Fashion, Food and Music that you won't find on any High Street.
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Åsa and Agnieszka Available in Japan
Since the beginning of December Åsa and Agnieszka have a new outlet in Japan where a selection of their work is available for sale. So next time your in Tokyo's fashionable Daikanyama District check out "Notre Escalier". Web Site details coming soon.
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David at Salon Pascale
On Saturday 15th December David and Lotta Lewenhuapt will be holding an open lecture/discussion on crafts and design and asking the question whats the difference? All are welcome to Gallerie Pascale Cottard-Olsson at Humlegårdsgatan 15 at 4 o'clock.
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Birkastan, The New Black
Over 50 shops in Birkastan will be open until 21.00 on Thursday 6th December. Where you can find Fashion, Design, Art, Food, Music and of course MADE BY: Pay us a visit and enjoy a warm glass of glögg to get you into the seasonal spirit!
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David Exhibits Chez Pascale
Saturday 1st December sees the opening of Gallery Pascale Cottard-Olssons new exhibition "Skål & Korg" where David will show 2 new pieces. These are "Harlem" which has been made for "Collection Pascale" and a limited edition "Harlem" made in only one example.
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Off to Laos
David flys to Laos this week to lead a workshop for local craftsmen in Viensavahn, a suburb of the capital Vientiane. The gaol of the workshop is to design and produce the official gift for the South East Asia Games to be hosted by Laos in 2009.
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Transmission in Norway
David will have 2 pieces present at Galleri F15 in Moss when their annual "Tendenser" Exhibition opens on Saturday. This years exhibition under the theme "transmissions" is curated by Love Jönsson and highlights work from 16 Scandinavian artists.
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David Flys to Kaliningrad
Together with colleagues Åsa Jungelius, Sara Engberg and Albin Karlsson, David will be taking part in a workshop in Kaliningrad. 4 Swedish based craftsmen will meet 5 Russian in the seaside town of Svetlagorsk for a week of intensive Cultural Exchange.
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MADE BY: friends
MADE BY: friends is our very own small scale Artist in Residence Programme. German jewellery artist Kerstin Klix has been with us since April and now it's showtime. Vernissage 6th November 5-8 pm. The Exhibition is open until 20th November. Welcome!
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Sweden Extended moves to Vitebsk
Åsa and Anna Livén continue their exhbition tour with "Sweden Extended" to Vitebsk in Belarus. "Sweden Extended" highlights todays contemporary jewellery scene in Sweden and presents work from 15 jewellery artists.
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Supporting the Burmese People
At MADE BY: we support whole heartedly the popular struggle for democracy in Burma. Show your support on Friday 28th by wearing red
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David Presents "Soul" at David Design
Davids latest lamp "Soul" is available at David Designs latest concept store on St Paulsgatan, Stockholm. "Soul" is in the spotlight as part of the opening celebrations, a waiting list is available for those who want to secure delivery within 4 to 6 weeks
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Funky Design in Helsinki
David will be showning new work at Gallery Norsu in Helsinki. "Funky" is curated by Stephanie Seege and highlights new tendencies within the craft/design field. "Funky" is "permeated by contemporary, unconventional ideas and vibrant creativity." Open from 20 sept - 20 oct, welcome!
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Åsa Returns To Minsk
"Sweden Extended" will be opening this week at The Belarus National Museum in Minsk. The exhibition takes a closer look at what is happening on the Swedish contemporary jewellery scene and is funded by the Swedish Institute. Åsa and Anna Livén have both curated and produced "Sweden Extended"
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Agnieszka Showing In Eskilstuna
Opening 1st September this Love Jönsson curated exhibition "Det är inte som det var att gå längs stranden" includes several of Agnieszkas latest works. The exhibition can be seen at Eskilstuna Konstmuseum until 21st October. The English title is: "It's not like it was a walk on the beach"
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Åsa and Kerstin do the Midnight Run
Åsa and Kerstin joined 18000 other highly trained athletes to run Stockholm's 26th "Midnattsloppet" which involves running around the city in the dark for 10km. Congratulations and well done.
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We're Open Again!
Summer holidays are over and it's back to business. As you can see we've been working on the homepage from our hammocks and we're only a few updates from finished. Don't forget to visit our contact page and sign up for our newsletter.
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Now it's time to unwind and recharge. We at MADE BY: wish everyone a wonderfully relaxing summer and look forward to seeing friends and customers, new and old, again from Monday 6th August when a hectic and exciting autumn awaits.
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Agnieszka Visits Manchester
Agnieszka travels to Manchester this week to take part in the 11th Ars Ornata. The major international symposium that provides a platform for jewellery artists to converge and explore new horizons across the field of contemporary jewellery and beyond...
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Åsa Returns to Kaliningrad
Åsa and Anna are in demand in Kaliningrad where they returned recently to discuss plans for a new project in the autumn. Stay tuned.
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Agnieszka Exhibits at Dalslands Konstmuseum
"Det är inte som det var att gå längs stranden" Nature as a motive in modern Swedish crafts, curated by Love Jönsson. The Exhibition shows work from a wide selection of Sweden's best-known craftsmen and runs from 2nd June - 22nd July
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Åsa and Agnieszka on Show in Båstad
Åsa and Agnieszka will be showing new work at Platinas summer exhibition in Båstad. "Enter Platina" will be showing att Nivå 125 from 1st June until 15th July and highlights work from several of the artists represented by the gallery.
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As recipient of this years Sigvard och Marriannne Bernadottes Konstnärs Stipendium Åsa becomes the second at MADE BY: to be honoured in this way. (David 2004) The ceremony took place in the Spegelsal (Mirrored Hall) in Gustav III Pavilion in Haga Park followed by a champagne reception at the Eko Tempel.
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Agnieszka and Åsa exhibit at Konsthantverkarna
The spring show at Konsthantverkarna this year is called Berzå and is a collaboration between Konsthantverkarna and Zetas Trädgård. Åsa and Agnieszka are both showing new work for this season. From 12th May-5th June
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MADE BY: Opens for Konsthantverketsdag
This coming Saturday MADE BY: celebrates Konsthantverketsdag (Crafts Day) and will have extended opening hours to accommodate the crowds. Konsthanverketsdag is a national, annual event that sees open studios and special exhibitions throughout the land.
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MADE BY: friends
Kerstin Klix, silver and goldsmith from Berlin is MADE BY:s first friend. MADE BY: friends is a small scale artist in residence programme in our studio where invited guests are given space to develop new work which is then shown at the end of their stay. Kerstin will be with us until Christmas. Her work will be presented sometime in November... stay tuned.
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Åsa and David take off for Laos
Åsa and David will be working with the craftsmen of Viensavnh in a trip that involves holding a weeklong workshop and discussing strategies for promoting a better climate for the sales of local crafts.
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I.D. Magazine Spotlights Kenny
The International Design Magazine spotlights David's table lamp "Kenny" in their April/May issue. The Article "Shedding Skins" by Amanda Fortini explores the idea that "dressing" furniture is a "phenomenon of our cross-disciplinary times"
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David Speaks at Designer Saturday
David has been invited to Lammhult on Sat 17th March to talk about his design and exhibition work. Designer Saturday is an open-house weekend in Lammhult, which is the de-facto capital of Sweden's "furniture kingdom"
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MADE BY: Opens
The last coat of paint has dried (almost) and we are open! If you missed our opening night or just want to relive the chilled out atmosphere check it out on design TV. From Mon-Fri 12-18 and Sat 12-16 you are most welcome, or ring and make an appointment if these times don't suit.
Welcome to MADE BY: David, Åsa and Agneiszka
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Åsas Work Now Available at Eskilstuna Konstmuseum
A selection of Åsa's work is now available at Eskilstunas new Art Museum. The museum shop is now stocking rings and earrings that are both unique and of limited serial production.
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Extended - Contemporary Swedish Jewellery in Belarus
Åsa and Anna Livéns ongoing jewellery epic just keeps on going. Anna and Åsa fly to Minsk this week to discuss moving the exhibition to both the Belarus capital and then on to Vitebsk, the birthplace of Marc Chagall
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Five Centuries of Swedish Silver
Scandinavia House in New York presents a unique collection of Swedish silver from Röhsska Museum. Amongst the pieces on show is David's spectacular fruit dish. The exhibition runs from February 14-May 8. Starting in San Francisco, the show will continue to the National Museum of Canada and The Shanghai Museum in China.
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David Exhibits at Svensk Form.
As part of the Swedish Form Society's programme of exhibitions David will be showing new work at their headquarters at Holmamiralensv. 2. The 70X70 project is an ongoing exhibition where participants are regularly replaces. David's work can be seen until the beginning of May.
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Love Signs at Platina
Our first group work "MADE BY: Project No.1 - Give A Little Love" was shown last night at Platina. In accordance with tradition the vernissage was held on St. Valentines Day and the theme is of course love. 148 works from 138 artists are on show, each with their own "love" angle. From 14th Feb until 31st March
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David Receives ELLE Interior Design Award
Table lamp "Glasgow" was Awarded the ELLE Interior Design Award this week. The presentation ceremony was held at the Nordic Light Hotel where the party continued long into the night. "Glasgow " is produced and distributed by Bsweden.
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Maze International Presents "Eclipse"
Maze International will present the latest addition to their product line at this weeks Stockholm Furniture Fair. David designed the table lamp "Eclipse" for the Swedish interior design company, which is now the second product to reach the market from this collaboration. Eclipse will be available in April.
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"Fling" at The Stockholm Furniture Fair
Bsweden/Belysningsbolaget launched David's new lamp series Fling at the Stockholm Furniture Fair this week. Fling is available in 3 colours and 3 sizes from small to huge. Glasgow was also launched in red to celebrate receiving the Elle Deco Design Award
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An assembly of professors and student jewellery artists in Stockholm to take part in the Symposium "Flags" at Konstfack paid a visit to MADEBY: this week. Despite the winter weather and freezing conditions in the workshop it was great to meet over a glass or two with colleagues from all over Europe.
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David Shows at SoStockholm
David will be presenting work as part of the Robert Bendrik curated exhibition "Swedish Modern" at SoStockholm in Kungsträdgården. The show will be open from 7-11 february to coincide with the Stockholm Furniture Fair.
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Earthquake Proof Candlestick Now Available
Probably the world's first earthquake proof candlestick is now being produced and distributed by Maze International. Designed by David and made from brushed aluminium and rubber, this candlestick stays firmly in its place when everything else is on the move.
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Agnieszka Exhibits In Switzerland
Galleri ViceVersa in Lausanne has represented Agnieszka since the end of the summer and now she will be participating for the first time in their annual "exposition collective" with work from her "Alien Botany" project. The exhibition can be seen throughout December.
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Jessica Moves In
MADE BY:s new assistant Jessica has now taken her place amongst the chaos and we are all looking forward to a constructive and exciting collaboration. Welcome to MADE BY: Jessica.
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MADE BY: takes Form
After taking over our new premises early this autumn things are beginning to take form. The workshop and showroom are coming along nicely and we have set a tentative opening date towards the beginning of March.