Posts Tagged ‘ sweden ’

New Old Works by Hans Krondahl

May 24, 2012

Swedish textile designer and BIG THINGS AHEAD interviewee Hans Krondahl has been digitizing his personal archives and recently wrote me with some images he dug up of works from 1985-88 created after a trip to the Pacific. I always love his bright, playful textile designs, but this time these bushy, colorful experiments with fibers...
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night jens

September 29, 2011

going to see jens lekman at the academy of sciences tonight! part of the awesome nightlife series, this one’s the treasure island festival pre-party celebration. kind of random, but excited to see this silly swedish pop man in…errrr…a semi-natural habitat? his music is so much fun, so is his blog! see you there! Jens...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: HANS

April 14, 2011

about a year and a half ago, i posted some of hans krondahl’s work after seeing an image of one of his textiles in a magazine i had picked up in copenhagen. a few months ago, i was surprised to see that he had read and commented on the post! it was mutually exciting for...
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lines and shapes

October 3, 2010

can someone please make these into rugs for me? no, that’s too obvious– how about towels? or pillows? or tinted lenses for my sunglasses?? the colors and shapes are just perfect. paintings, drawings, and digital works by swedish artist, gudrun asling.
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neckpiece

March 12, 2010

sonja hahn-ekberg’s neckpieces are extraordinary! bejeweled sculptures of wrapped string and fabric! i’ve been very inspired to create necklaces lately, even made a trip to the discount fabric store for supplies. so if i actually get something done, i’ll let you know. in the meantime, enjoy these… images via prins eugens waldemarsudde
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swedes do it better

December 10, 2009

have been trying to clean out piles of old magazines in my room…but i always go through and tear out any last-minute sources of inspiration before submitting the paper mountains to the recycling. last night i found the above image of hans krondahl’s “gallop” textile in a free magazine i picked up in copenhagen....
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knotan do

April 14, 2009

knotan is the swedish terry richardson. although i’ll refrain from posting some of his more risque shots, he and terry share the themes of bright flashes, naked tits, androgynous dicks, romping on beds, and sexualized animal costumes. i still don’t know how they get all those hot girls to get naked…. knotan also does...
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