jonas wagell design bar stockholm furniture fair
jonas wagell design bar stockholm furniture fair jonas wagell design bar stockholm furniture fair
feb 15, 2010

jonas wagell design bar stockholm furniture fair

VIP lounge – ‘the forest’

swedish architect and designer jonas wagell was commisioned to create the design bar at this year’s stockholm furniture fair.

trade fairs are temporary constructions quickly built to be torn down a few days later. the design bar was a way of embracing the temporary and creating a space which is influenced by stage design and graphics instead of polished architecture. large cut-outs of mountains, industrial buildings, trees and clouds created the backdrop to the scene, while balloons were utilized to give that feeling of temporality. the 350 sqm space consisted of two separate areas: the design bar ‘industry’ and the VIP lounge ‘forest’.

the brightly coloured bar was furnished with new products by jonas wagell: the montmartre furniture set from mitab, mr gardner outdoor furniture by berga form and cage steel baskets and the odd family of lamps, bowls and vases from hello industry.

entrance to VIP lounge – ‘the forest’

VIP lounge – ‘the forest’ image © designboom

VIP lounge – ‘the forest’ image © designboom

odd family of lamps by jonas wagell for hello industry image © designboom

VIP lounge – ‘the forest’ (left) and the design bar – ‘the industry’ (right) image © designboom

general view of ‘the forest’ and ‘the industry’

design bar – ‘the industry’

design bar – ‘the industry’

designer and architect jonas wagell portrait © designboom

sketches of the design bar ‘industry’ by jonas wagell

sketches of the design bar ‘industry’

sketches of the VIP lounge ‘forrest’

sketches of the VIP lounge ‘forrest’

objects that will be created for the scenic theme

objects that will be created for the scenic theme

  • fresh and nice, I love the sketches..

    funkyjosette says:
  • Hey Jonas! well done… long time no see…

    hope to catch up soon somewhere.



    Benjamin H. says:
  • Is that cardboard? If not, should have been.

    Toby Horrocks says:
  • bravo..interesting..and nicely executed……..mayank

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