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, to promote, and to support the young generation and to present, to members of the profession and the general public, international designers through exhibitions and conferences. The jury is composed of: Inga Sempé (president of the jury), Nicolas Bellavance-Lecompte, Laurence Brabant, Nora Fehlbaum, Chris Martin, Massimo Orsine, Pernelle Poyet, Annalisa Rosso, Alice Stori Liechtenstein and Magnus Wästberg. 

Villa Noailles is an early modernist house, built by archtict Robert Mallet-Stevens for art patrons Charles and Marie-Laure de Noailles, between 1923 and 1927. It is located in the hills above Hyères, in the Var, southeastern France. Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, the couple were important patrons of modern art, particularly surrealism; they supported film projects by Man Ray, Salvador Dalí, and Luis Buñuel; and commissioned paintings, photographs and sculptures by Balthus, Giacometti, Constantin Brâncuși, Miró, and Dora Maar. The villa is now used as an arts center and for special exhibits.

Wästberg lamps included in the exhibition:w103 sempé s21, w103 sempé s6p, w103 sempé b/c,  w163 lampyre, w153 île

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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