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Public Luxury Arkdes

5 best exhibitions to see in Stockholm during the fall

We’ve researched the city for the very best exhibitions to see in Stockholm this fall. Take a pick from the list below after next Sunday brunch, you’ll not be disappointed.

Public Luxury – ArkDes

Public Luxury is a new exhibition at the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design that explores the struggle of the collective, architecture and design in the public space. The exhibition tries to reflect on the current issues in our society through experimental custom designed pieces by many of Sweden’s top architects. Explore exciting design and soak in the fresh autumn air in their lush outdoor garden.

Open until January 13, 2019

Exercisplan 4, Skeppsholmen


Design Stories – Nationalmuseum

Take a step into the newly renovated Nationalmuseum that after being closed for 5 years finally opens in October. Design Stories gathers 10 designers and design firms to tell us about current Swedish contemporary design and how ‘stories’ is a part of their work. The exhibition shows the different designers concept development and work process by short films and/or objects. When visiting Nationalmuseum, make sure to have a bite of Fredrik Eriksson’s (Långbro Wärdshus) fantastic menu at their new, and absolutely stunning, restaurant.

October 13 – February 17, 2019

Södra Blasieholmen


Margiela – The Hermés Years – Artipelag

Avant garde designer Martin Margiela was the artistic director at Hermés during 1997-2003, a match that turned out to be one of the most exciting in fashion history. Artipelag’s exhibition shows a retrospective of his time at Hermés juxtaposed with his creations for Maison Martin Margiela. Over 100 outfits, photographs and shortfilms are on view at this museum located in Stockholm’s archipelago. The exhibition was originally curated by Kaat Debo and Martin Margiela for the MoMu in 2017.

October 26 – March 10, 2019

Artipelagstigen 1, Värmdö


Nordic Light – Nordiska Museet

Nordiska Museet exhibits over 100 years of lamp design in their new exhibition Nordic Light. The exhibition shows how the design of lamps in the Nordic region has change since the arrival in electricity, but also light in cultural history, traditions and the Northern Lights as a natural light phenomenon.

Open until December 31, 2019

Djurgårdsvägen 6–16, Djurgården

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