Last week Harriet and Grace travelled to the beautiful city of Stockholm for the Stockholm Furniture and Lighting Fair. After a couple of false starts with their hotel booking (ask Grace – she loves telling the story!), they were lucky enough to get an upgrade to an amazing penthouse suite – shame they weren’t there long enough to really make the most of the facilities!

We were very excited to visit Stockholm last week, and when we got there we were also very pleased to get in from the -14 degree weather! Getting an upgrade on the hotel room when we arrived was a memorable highlight but unfortunately there was no time for a bath!

We spent our time the following day flitting between the Lammhults and Luceplan stands and saw lots of our wonderful dealer partners as well as a few friendly designer faces.

The Lammhults stand was particularly stunning and drew a lot of attention, with colours and fabrics used similar to those from Kvadrat and neighbouring stand Abstracta, the acoustic pioneers from Sweden.

The Orsjo lighting (represented in the UK by our good friends Relay) and planters featured on the stand helped add to the on-trend aesthetic and gave the stand a great atmosphere.

A personal highlight was the new Ponto table. Ponto means ‘bridge’ in Esperanto and the table certainly lives up to its name; the legs are made from solid wood and perfectly fit the aluminum profiles that support the entire table. The table on the stand was 558cm in length and easily held the weight of Grace and its designer, Troels!

After a very busy day we were exhausted when we finally got on the flight home, after treating ourselves to a well deserved gin and wine at the airport of course!

Harriet & Grace