Maria Lind, 49, the director of Tensta Konsthall in Stockholm, was appointed as the artistic director for the 11th Gwangju Biennale that will be taking place in the year of 2016. The foundation of Gwangju Biennale held the 143rd board of directors? meeting and announced Maria Lind as the artistic director for the biennale next year. Show More Summary
If you’re sitting at the airport and can hardly wait to get to your warm, tropical destination, you can get a small taste of the weather there before you even set foot on the airplane. The largest airport in Stockholm, Sweden, now has a nifty room called a “climate portal” that simulates weather conditions at your destination while you’re still at the gate. Read more...
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Buying only parts of the GE Appliances business would not make sense, the head of Sweden's Electrolux said on Thursday, fighting to salvage a $3.3 billion deal after the United States moved to block it. The U.S....Show More Summary
Vinterviken was once the location of the world's first commercial nitroglycerine factory and the basis for Alfred Nobel's success. In 1865 Alfred Nobel bought a farm in Vinterviken in Stockholm to start manufacturing the highly explosive and violently unstable compound, nitroglycerine. Show More Summary
Professional gaming is a hot item in the investment world right now and even the largest eSports organizations are getting in on the action. MTG, an international entertainment company based in Stockholm, purchased on Wednesday a majority stake in the holding company of ESL, the largest eSports organization in the world. Show More Summary
Launching today, Larsson & Jennings, the London via Stockholm watchmaker, will release four new colors across its popular Läder Watch Collection. The relative newcomers have had a busy year, opening a new store in London and working their… The post The Smart Larsson & Jennings “Läder” Dress Watch Gets 4 New Shades appeared first on Selectism.
What happens what you throw Stockholm's three-time world champion men's synchronized swimming team into a pool after feeding members shots? A whole lot of splashing and not much swimming, apparently. The experiment—yes, experiment—was part of a "Don't Drink and Dive" water safety campaign from insurance firm Trygg-Hansa, which...
COPENHAGEN/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A policy impasse in Sweden and a newly installed but fragile minority government in Denmark are the latest signs that the Nordic political consensus model is fraying at the hands of eurosceptic and anti-immigration parties.
The last time we checked in with Max Lamb, the British designer was placing his stamp on the new Acne store in Stockholm. Today we take a look at some striking Marble creations as he adds to the “Marmoreal” collection, a line … The post Max Lamb & Dzek Create Striking Synthetic Modern Marble Furniture appeared first on Selectism.
American Airlines and British Airways offer round trip flights from Stockholm to San Francisco at $408 round trip for flights from November to March 2016and many other airports in Europe at fares far lower than tickets originating in San Francisco. Show More Summary
Norwegian Airlines will fly you from Oakland, California nonstop to Stockholm, Sweden and back again for $337.50 all-in. Add another $84 for a checked bag and $84 for a seat assignment and $84 if you want hot food during the flight.Show More Summary
Sweden-based public transport body Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (SL) has signed a new six-year contract with Eltel to provide maintenance for two of Stockholm's central tram lines Lidingöbanan and Spårväg City.
Surprisingly, blood donation rates are on the decline in developed nations around the world. It is for this reason that the Stockholm blood service in Sweden decided to turn to modern mobile communication to let donors know the impact they are making with their donation. After someone donates blood, they probably never give it a […]
Swedish watch brand TRIWA swerve the usual pared back aesthetic for a little graphic action, its latest release a collaboration with designer Erïk Bjerkesjö under the title “Stockholm Sessions.” Described as “a design collaboration… The post Artist M.C. Escher Inspires Graphic Watch Series by TRIWA & Erik Bjerkesjö appeared first on Selectism.
This is not the first incident involving drones in Stockholm airports.
What? It was a super popular cafe! Don't blame him, blame Zagat's!
Imagine being able to step into a room and feel the biting cold of the arctic or the moist, garbagey humidity of New York’s subway system. Though, who would want to, right? It […]
STOCKHOLM -- Pope Francis' just-released encyclical on the environment sends a powerful message not just to the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, but to the rest of the global population as well. Firmly rooted in science, the teaching document...Show More Summary
The Lyceum building was once part of Stockholm’s Royal Institute of Technology and now it’s been converted into a home with the help of Oscar Properties. If, like everyone, you’re into marble, post-mid-century modern furnishings… The post Stockholm’s Royal Institute of Technology Gets Converted into a Beautiful Home appeared first on Selectism.
On 17 June, an exhibition with the title Glass is Tomorrow opened at Nationalmuseum Design, located inside Kulturhuset Stadsteatern in Stockholm. The result of an international project to highlight the potential of glass, the exhibition...Show More Summary