Formex Nova was established in 2011 to promote high-quality Nordic design and is now one of the biggest design awards in the Nordic.
Icelandic designer, Ragna Ragnarsdóttir, recipient of the 2018 Formex Nova Design Award, will be exhibiting her work at The Nordic House auditorium during DesignMarch. Also on show will be the work of designers nominated for this year’s award; Falke Svatun (NO), Hilda Nilsson (SE), Kasper Friis Kjeldgaard (DK), Studio Kaksikko (FI) and Theodóra Alfreðsdóttir (IS).
The Formex Nova award aims to spark interest in high-quality Nordic design by young, up-and-coming designers.
This year’s honourable mention for design focused on sustainability and environmental issues go to Madeleine Nelson (SE) for her product Regrow.
During DesignMarch Formex will arrange open discussions on the topic “Nordic Lifestyle“ in collaboration with the Nordic House, Swedish Embassy and Design Nation. Further information TBA.
Formex Nova Jury:
Mats Widbom VD Svensk Form
Lotta Lewenhaupt Journalist and writer
Kerstin Wickman Professor in Design History
Anders Färdig Founder and CEO, Design House Stockholm
Alexander Lervik Designer and entrepreneur
Klara Persson Design Sweden, supplement