An inflatable forest for Stockholm’s Furniture Fair.
February 18th, 2010
No bubbles were burst when the colourful Design Bar inflated for Stockholm’s 2010 Furniture Fair.
The Stockholm Furniture Fair, held from 9 until 13 February 2010, was transformed into a magical world of inflated forest forms.
Playing on the impermanence, one Swedish architect embraced this transience of the trade fair by setting up a quickly constructible creative lounge area for eating and meeting.
Designed by Jonas Wagell – architect, designer and co-founder of design brand Happy Industry – the space was designed with simple means and measures, using balloons throughout to create a decorative sky of rain clouds.
Bold primary colours throughout along with whimsical trees and mountain-peak cut outs as the backdrop, made for a graphic cartoon setting characteristic of the Wagell’s style.
Design Bar was furnished with a playful range of products by the designer – the Montmartre furniture set from Mitab, Mr Gardner outdoor furniture by Berga Form and Cage Steel baskets and the Odd family of lamps, bowls and vase from Hello Industry.
Jonas Wagell Design and Architecture
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