Frida Jeppsson

 

Design critic and curator based in Stockohlm.
www.fridajeppsson.se

Frida Jeppsson
Artist Jason deCaires Taylor Builds an Incredible Coral Reef from Sunken Statues

Artist Jason deCaires Taylor Builds an Incredible Coral Reef from Sunken Statues

We probably don’t have to mention the life-threatening conditions natural reefs are under today due to human behavior. However, artificial reefs, which are quite a new phenomenon, have proved

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SolTech’s Beautiful Glass Roof Tiles Heat Your Home With Solar Energy

SolTech’s Beautiful Glass Roof Tiles Heat Your Home With Solar Energy

SolTech Energy, a Swedish company selling solutions for clean solar power, has developed a unique home heating system contained within roofing tiles made out of ordinary transparent glass. The

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Black Friday: The World Tells You to Shop, We Ask You to Stop

Black Friday: The World Tells You to Shop, We Ask You to Stop

Have you already started to become a bit stressed about all the Christmas shopping you have to do? Do you feel pressured to shop with money you don’t have, rather saving it or using it for

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Designersblock 2012 Showcases Brilliant Furnishings From Emerging Designers at Milan Design Week

Designersblock 2012 Showcases Brilliant Furnishings From Emerging Designers at Milan Design Week

Designersblock in Milan 2012 is hosted by Tom Dixon at the MOST design festival. The Swedish designer Carsten Thostrup showed off a set of colorful stools locally produced in

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Sweden’s Sustainably Built Tureberg Church is a Celebration of Life

Sweden’s Sustainably Built Tureberg Church is a Celebration of Life

The newly built Tureberg church in Sweden honors life and nature through an impressive assortment of green building strategies. Paying respect to the lives of future generations, the

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IS IT GREEN?: The Biodegradable Soft Drink Can

IS IT GREEN?: The Biodegradable Soft Drink Can

The cans themselves don’t present a problem, as aluminium can be recycled infinitely without a loss in quality. About half of the cans consumed in the US are recycled. The problem is the other

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Stardust: Crystallized Sugar LED Lamp is All Sweetness and Light

Stardust: Crystallized Sugar LED Lamp is All Sweetness and Light

Won Joon Lee was born in Seoul, Korea and is currently studying for his BFA in designed objects at the SAIC in Chicago. Stardust is the result of an intense two-semester design project that

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Loaded: Heavyweight Craft Exhibit Showcases Designs Made From Iron and Sugar

Loaded: Heavyweight Craft Exhibit Showcases Designs Made From Iron and Sugar

The Loaded exhibit encouraged designers to ask questions about the value of everyday objects. It explores the fluidity of currency and how objects are shaped by global systems of trade, cultural

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Euroshield Eco-Friendly Roof Shingles Made from Recycled Tires

Euroshield Eco-Friendly Roof Shingles Made from Recycled Tires

These recycled rubber roof shingles from Euroshield are an economic as well as environmentally responsible green building material. Made from 75% recycled materials, they’re designed to

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The Outerio House is a 3 Meter Wide Modernist Renovation

The Outerio House is a 3 Meter Wide Modernist Renovation

In a small town in Oporto, Portugal, Ezzo Architects has transformed a townhouse still standing from the days of Romanticism into a vibrant Modernist dream space. The house was able to retain

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Frigo Uses Growing Plants and Dirt to Keeps Your Veggies Chilled

Frigo Uses Growing Plants and Dirt to Keeps Your Veggies Chilled

The Frigo, by GPOD (Gonçalo Prudêncio Office for Design) is a design experiment geared towards developing an outdoor fridge. Using the the sun as its only energy source, and dirt and plants

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Gorgeous Green Wall Adorns Palm Beach Shopping Center

Gorgeous Green Wall Adorns Palm Beach Shopping Center

Worth Avenue in Palm Beach, Florida, is now home to the city's first living wall: an 840 square foot vertical green masterpiece adorning the exterior wall of Saks Fifth Avenue. The wall has

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“Domestic Ponds” are Tabletop Ecosystems for Your Home

“Domestic Ponds” are Tabletop Ecosystems for Your Home

Duende Studio has unveiled a series of “Domestic Ponds” that explore the potential for incorporating living ecosystems within our homes. The limited-edition ponds re-envision

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Bamboo and Paper Pendant Lamp Tells a “Story of Life”

Bamboo and Paper Pendant Lamp Tells a “Story of Life”

Victor Vetterlein recently unveiled a new pendant lamp that showcases biodegradable materials and eco-friendly construction techniques. Dubbed “Study of Life”, the lamp consists of

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Marin Sawa’s “Algaerium” Incorporates Algae Into Interior Design

Marin Sawa’s “Algaerium” Incorporates Algae Into Interior Design

Architect and textile designer Marin Sawa's beautiful work explores ways that we can incorporate the production of biofuels within our built environments. With her Algaerium, she has created a

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This Thigh Bone’s Connected to Your Lampshade

This Thigh Bone’s Connected to Your Lampshade

Have you ever broken a bone, had an x-ray, and thought the photo was actually quite cool? Swedish design students Sture Pallarp, Elin Hedlund and Emmelie Karlström, took the x-ray aesthetic to

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Jointhepipe: Brilliant Water Bottle Wins 2010 Dutch Design Award

Jointhepipe: Brilliant Water Bottle Wins 2010 Dutch Design Award

Jointhepipe.org is a project that has created a system and community to help distribute water across the globe. The team designed a durable reusable water bottle to act as a symbol and represent

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Art Made From Thousands of Butterfly Wings Sells for £2 Million

Art Made From Thousands of Butterfly Wings Sells for £2 Million

On October 14th, British artist Damien Hirst’s butterfly painting I Am Become Death, Shatterer of Worlds (2006) sold for 2,2 million pounds (3,5 million dollars) at Christie's auction in

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Wendinskan: Unique Pillows Made From Vintage Textiles

Wendinskan: Unique Pillows Made From Vintage Textiles

Swedish designer and artist Cecila Wendin has developed her interest in old bits of textiles, buttons, and yarn into her own business. Under the name of Wendinskan she creates one-of-a-kind

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No Early Birds Showcases New Habits in Furniture Form

No Early Birds Showcases New Habits in Furniture Form

No Early Birds is a modern Swedish furniture company created by architect Per Söderberg and creative director Peter Simonsson. During their extensive experience in the creative industry, the

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Oddbirds: Unique Lamps Made From Lost and Found Tableware

Oddbirds: Unique Lamps Made From Lost and Found Tableware

Swedish design collective Oddbirds has produced a beautiful range of interior objects, accessories and textiles by creatively combining old, new and recycled materials. This series of unique

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RVW: Concious Design for Head and Heart from Sweden

RVW: Concious Design for Head and Heart from Sweden

RVW (which is short for ‘review’) is a design and production company based in Malmö, Sweden, which -- as the name suggests -- pays careful attention to every aspect of their design process.

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Made in Peckham: Upcycled Furniture Designs by Hendzel+Hunt

Made in Peckham: Upcycled Furniture Designs by Hendzel+Hunt

During last week’s London Design Festival, Hendzel & Hunt presented their latest project dubbed Made in Peckham. Made from discarded waste material collected in and around their own

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London Design Festival 2010: The Best of Designersblock

London Design Festival 2010: The Best of Designersblock

Made in Peckham is a furniture range by Hendzel & Hunt, made of pieces taken and found on local streets and reclamation yards in the designer’s own area. Chooi Leng Tan presented

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