Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair continues to grow and strengthen its position as the world’s leading event for Scandinavian design. This year the number of international visitors increased to 31,5%, representing 99 different countries led by Norway, Finland, Denmark and the United Kingdom. The interest and participation in Stockholm Design Week also continues to grow, and this year a record-breaking 427 events were arranged throughout the city.
“It is fun to see that we are continuing to grow within international design. We are also very pleased about all the positive feedback we have received from both national and international visitors and exhibitors. Many have commented on the high quality level at the fair and the open and pleasant atmosphere. It is a meeting place for business, but we also fulfill an important social function. Our efforts to establish Stockholm Design Week to add content to the visit to the fair and strengthen Stockholm as a design destination has generated fantastic results. There were over 400 events during the week this year, which is twice as many as last year,” says Cecilia Nyberg, Event Manager for Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair and Stockholm Design Week.
Exhibitors about the fair:
“It´s the one and only interesting fair in Scandinavia and I have a lot of clients here that I want to meet. I really like Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, it´s compact and nice and the quality level is really high. The atmosphere is very good so it´s always a pleasure being here.” Richard Hutten, Designer, the Netherlands
“I think I´ve been here basically every year since the mid 80ies. The best about being here is meeting all the people, you never know which kind of contact you pick up. For me this is the one time of the year when you can be sure to meet all your friends and colleagues. It´s an amazing place to be, we take all our customers here and everybody is also exited about everything and it´s a lot of gossip and things going on. So it´s really a social event.” Gert Wingårdh, Architect, Sweden
The next Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair will be held February 4–8, 2020, at Stockholmsmässan.