March 22, 2018.
At Design Republic Commune’s annual event Festival of Design on 14-17 March in Shanghai, Wästberg’s CEO and founder, Magnus Wästberg, was invited to participate in a round table discussion. Moderator: Ricky Lau. Other participants: Chris Correll of Emeco, Luis De Oliveira of De La Espada, Oliver Holy of ClassiCon and Yuichiro Hori of Stellar Works. Amongst the issues discussed were: Breaking news from the design industry. How has the previously often symbiotic relationship between designers and manufacturers changed in recent years? What can be done as a brand to meet the millennial interest in design products, which goes beyond simply buying and selling? What should the ultimate design museum in China look like? Has the world reached Trade-Fair fatigue?
April 26, 2018
Wästberg’s CEO and Founder Magnus Wästberg is interviewed in the new book ”Industrial Facility”, which is the first monograph documenting the complete works of world-renowned design office, Industrial Facility, and its founders Sam Hecht and Kim Colin. This beautifully designed tome is a fascinating exploration into Hecht’s and …
March 22, 2018
At Design Republic Commune’s annual event Festival of Design on 14-17 March in Shanghai, Wästberg’s CEO and founder, Magnus Wästberg, was invited to participate in a round table discussion. Moderator: Ricky Lau. Other participants: Chris Correll of Emeco, Luis De Oliveira of De La Espada, Oliver Holy of …Read more
February 09, 2018
A Quiet Reflection. In a private residence of a building dating back to 1895 in central Stockholm, visitors were invited to pause, reflect and enjoy the celebration of excellent craftsmanship during Stockholm Design Week, 7-9 February.
An installation in collaboration with Japanese furniture producer Ariake, My Residence and a selection …Read more
February 05, 2018
This year, Wästberg celebrates its tenth anniversary. Interesting things are about to happen during the whole year. On the anniversary day 5 February, an event took place at Skridskopaviljongen in Stockholm. Swedish photographer Dawid, who in late autumn was asked to visually interpret Wästberg‘s lamps since the start, now …Read more
February 05, 2018
In conjunction with the tenth anniversary and photo exhibition by Dawid, Wästberg publishes a commentary to its original manifesto Lamps for Neanderthal Man. Title: Farewell to the Cave. The Wästberg Manifesto reconsidered. The commentary is illustrated with interpretations of Wästberg’s lamps by world-renowned Swedish photographer Dawid.Read more
January 01, 2018
From 1 January 2018, Wästberg will be part of the Design Post family in Cologne, Germany. The new permanent showroom opens during IMM 15-21 January. Address: Deutz-Mülheimer-Str. 22a.Read more
June 30, 2017
Tutti Frutti, a solo exhibition by Inga Sempé displaying sketches, mock-ups and objects (including lamps from Wästberg) opens at Villa Noailles in Hyères, in the south of France. Ends September 24.
The exhibition opens in connection to Design Parade Hyère at Villa Noilles. Design Parade Hyères aim to make discover …Read more
February 08, 2017
Wästberg presents w172 bokeh, a powerful pendant and floor lamp, developed in collaboration with Norwegian designer Daniel Rybakken. Available Winter 2018.
A diffuse, frosted glass renders what lies beneath differently, depending on the objects distance to the glass. Objects close will be displayed sharp and saturated, while objects further away …Read more
February 07, 2017
After nine years of activity, Wästberg has decided to take another step back in history – by launching light sources not requiring electricity, that is a candleholder and two oil lamps in brass. Holocene can be seen as a tribute to Fire. Also to Man. The premiere collection of Holocene have …Read more