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Loulou Cherinet Appointed Professor of Fine Art at Konstfack

Tuesday 16 June 2015

The artist Loulou Cherinet will start her new position as Professor of Fine Art at Konstfack on 15 August 2015.

Chamaikarn Chartsiri receives the Global Swede award

Monday 1 June 2015

Chamaikarn Chartsiri, master's student at Texile in the expanded field is one of around twenty international top students to receive the Global Swe...

The new Konstfack standard

Tuesday 26 May 2015

Master's students Mirja Leierth and Erik Thulén at Ceramics & Glass have made an official standard for dissertations and other ceremonial occasions.

“The Transaction Project: Digital networking in craft research” awarded funding from Innovativ Kultur

Friday 8 May 2015

Konstfack based study "The Transaction Project: Digital networking in craft research" has received SEK 200,000 from Innovativ Kultur and will be...

Radical re-thinking and contrasts at Konstfack Degree Exhibition 2015

Monday 4 May 2015

Radical re-thinking and contrasts characterize this year's Degree Exhibition. Konstfack's role as a public cultural institution is evident as 154...

Press release: Konstfack in Venice

Friday 6 March 2015

Three artists with ties to Konstfack and its research will be taking part in activities during Biennale Arte 2015.

Press release: The Konstfack Research Week gives new perspectives on theory, practice and relations

Friday 23 January 2015

Konstfack Research Week 2015 takes place between 26 and 30 January, with a solid programme on the theme "Practicing Research", including...

Speed Crafting Jam on video

Monday 15 December 2014

A short film from the Speed Crafting Jam event on 15 December 2014.

The front desk's opening hours during Christmas and New Year

Monday 15 December 2014

These are the front desk's opening hours during Christmas and New Year.

The Local at Konstfack's Christmas market 2014

Tuesday 2 December 2014

The Local, a web based newspaper with news in English, visited Konstfack's Christmas market 2014.

Konstfack and KTH students create maker faire at Kista Library

Friday 7 November 2014

Students from third year BA Industrial design at Konstfack and KTH Kista collaborated to create a day of public access workshops. Located in the...

Making at Kista Library week 44

Wednesday 22 October 2014

During week 44 students from Konstfack and KTH will relocate to Kista Library to explore a public arena for education. The format involves short...

Konstfack students create Ebola clinic simulation

Tuesday 14 October 2014

Konstfack students create Ebola clinic simulation for training of medical and non-medical staff going to the regions most affected by Ebola.

MFA Industrial Design students trip to Cape Town

Thursday 9 October 2014

Konstfack MFA Industrial Design students went to Cape Town in October 2014.

Hannah Waldron shares HAY Talent Award's first prize

Wednesday 20 August 2014

Hannah Waldron, a recent graduate from the Master's group Textile in the Expanded Field, shares the Danish HAY Talent Award's first prize with Joel...

Introduction for new students autumn 2014

Wednesday 20 August 2014

Welcome to Konstfack!

Jonas Ahnmé educator of 2014

Thursday 12 June 2014

Jonas Ahnmé, Senior Lecturer at The Department of Design, Craft and Arts, is awarded as Educator of 2014 at Konstfack.

Record number of applications for PhD positions

Tuesday 3 June 2014

A total of 226 applications have been received for four positions at the doctoral programme in Art, Technology and Design for the autumn of 2014.

Craft at Konstfack given top rating

Wednesday 28 May 2014

The news that the quality evaluation by the Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA) has given Konstfack’s programmes in the field of Craft (Appli...

Konstfack presents the Talking Table

Wednesday 2 April 2014

- Salone del Mobile in Milan

Sara Kristoffersson releases book about Ikea

Thursday 13 March 2014

Sara Kristoffersson, guest professor at Konstfack, has recently finished her research project about Ikea's aesthetics in the 1980s and 1990s. This...

Hlin Helga Gudlaugsdottir - DesignTalks curator at DesignMarch 2014

Friday 7 March 2014

Hlin Helga Gudlaugsdóttir, guest teacher at Konstfack's Experience Design Group, is interviewed by Frame Publishers.

MFS in Tanzania

Friday 14 February 2014

Else Abrahamsen, third year student a the Bachelor's programme in Interior architecture & Furniture design, is in Tanzania on a Minor Field Studies...

Konstfack selected by Domus Magazine among the Europe's Top 100 Schools of Architecture and Design

Wednesday 5 February 2014

The guide offers an annotated selection of the educational provision in the spheres of Architecture, Product Design, Graphic Design and Interaction...

Design exhibition on sustainable food at "Årets Kock 2014"

Wednesday 5 February 2014

This design exhibition on sustainable food experience at "Årets Kock 2014" competition is produced by Konstfack's 3rd year industrial design studen...

New doctoral student programme takes the research collaboration between Konstfack and KTH to a new level

Tuesday 21 January 2014

The new doctoral student programme "Art, Technology and Design" marks a new stage of the research collaboration between Konstfack and KTH. The...

At Konstfack right now

Wednesday 15 January 2014

This is what it looks like at Konstfack right now (January 15, 2014, at 3.45 pm).

Crowded at Konstfack's Christmas market 2013

Monday 9 December 2013

More than 10 000 people were at Konstfack's annual Christmas market, which this year took place on November 30 and December 1.

Zandra Ahl releases new book

Tuesday 26 November 2013

Zandra Ahl, professor in Ceramics and Glass at Konstfack, releases the book "Z-A 2013-1998". It summarises her work since 1998, and includes new an...

Ramia Mazé appointed Docent in Interaction Design

Monday 25 November 2013

Ramia Mazé, visiting lecturer at Konstfack, was officially appointed Docent in Interaction Design after giving her Docent lecture on October 17 201...

Konstfack offers four new Master’s programmes!

Thursday 21 November 2013

In the autumn of 2014, Konstfack will introduce four new Master's programmes in Craft, Design, Art, and Visual Communication. All will prepare...

Apply for Artistic Development funding

Friday 8 November 2013

It's time to apply for research funding. Application deadline is Wednesday November 13, 2013.

Zandra Ahl in book about artists work in museums

Monday 28 October 2013

The book "Artists Work in Museums: Histories, Interventions, Subjectivities" features among others the Konstfack Professor Zandra Ahl. The book...

Culinary experience in workshops at Konstfack

Monday 21 October 2013

Cooking can be done in many ways.

Spontaneous exhibitions and other things

Tuesday 15 October 2013

Spontaneous exhibitions and other things at Konstfack.

Emily Roysdon new professor at Konstfack

Thursday 10 October 2013

Emily Roysdon is Professor of Fine Art at Konstfack from August 1, 2013.

Exhibited at the moment

Monday 23 September 2013

Works exhibited in Konstfack's public areas right now.

Björn Hellström published in JAPR

Friday 20 September 2013

Björn Hellström, professor at Konstfack, gets a peer reviewed research article published in the prestigious scientific journal JAPR (Journal of...

Former Industrial Design student awarded gold prize

Wednesday 11 September 2013

Former Industrial Design student at Konstfack, Karin Rubing, is awarded gold prize at Creative Conscience Awards for her 2012 degree project.

Face-o-mat to Japan and London

Wednesday 11 September 2013

Tobias Gutmann, student at the master's group Storytelling year 2, is going to Japan and London with his "portrait machine" Face-o-mat.

Martin Avila first international postdoc in artistic research through design

Thursday 4 July 2013

The Swedish Research Council has announced that Martin Avila , Senior Lecturer at Industrial Design at Kostfack and PhD of Design at HDK/University...

ID students get Editors Award at ICFF

Thursday 30 May 2013

First year students of the Masters group Industrial Design were awarded as "School 2013" at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in...

Press release: Breathtaking Insights at the Konstfack Degree Exhibition

Friday 10 May 2013

This year's Degree Exhibition presents the works of 162 recent graduates within art, design, craft and visual arts education.

Press release: Konstfack's students unveil the designs of tomorrow at Stockholm Furniture Fair

Tuesday 5 February 2013

Don't miss these future designers! Students from Interior Architecture, Furniture Design and Textiles will be representing Konstfack (the Universit...

Konstfack in collaboration with The Nobel Museum

Monday 4 February 2013

The Nobel Museum and The Experience Design Group at Konstfack have embarked a collaboration that will take different forms.

Now you can contact Konstfack again

Thursday 6 December 2012

Now you can contact us by telephone and e-mail again.

Colour&Light Reseach Group contributes to new book

Wednesday 21 November 2012

Ulf Klarén and Karin Fridell Anter, reseachers in Colour&Light Reseach Group at Konstfack, contribute to Color and Design – an anthology from Berg...

Students' game supports organizations

Tuesday 30 October 2012

Two master students at Industrial Design have created a game that supports designers and organizations to create possibilities for improvements and...

Konstfack participates in crafts research seminar

Tuesday 28 August 2012

On Saturday September 15 Gustavsbergs Konsthall is arranging a seminar on crafts research. Lecturers from Konstfack are professors Zandra Ahl and...

Apply for Funding for Artistic Development, Planning Grants and Network Initialization Grants

Thursday 28 June 2012

It is time to apply for KU funding for 2013. Also, the KU Board announces Planning Grants and Grants for Network Initialization for future research...

Four questions to Konstfack's new president Maria Lantz

Friday 1 June 2012

Maria Lantz is Konstfack's new president from June 1, 2012.

The library's opening hours June 4-8

Friday 1 June 2012

On June 4, 5, 7 and 8 juni the library is open 12-4pm. On June 6 the library is closed.

Press Release: Konstfack's Degree Exhibition presents a creative labyrinth

Thursday 10 May 2012

This year's Degree Exhibition presents 181 newly qualified graduates and has the form of a labyrinth, filled with creative expressions within art,...

New opening hours at the library from 2 May

Thursday 26 April 2012

From May 2 the library is open: Monday 9 am - 6 pm Tuesday-Friday 9 am - 4 pm No librarian service 9-11 am. You can use the borrowing machine.

Konstfack students show the future of social households

Friday 13 April 2012

Future household; what will they look like, and what effect has a sustainability perspective? Konstfack, in collaboration with Umeå University and...

Konstfack in Milan with Design for a Liquid Society

Wednesday 11 April 2012

Thirteen students are participating in Konstfack's exhibition Design for a Liquid Society in Milan. During International Design Week in April, thes...

Scholarship fund for global talent

Wednesday 4 April 2012

In connection with the departure of Ivar Björkman after nine years as President of Konstfack, a collection is being started to establish a...

Design bus starts Konstfack Degree Exhibition

Monday 26 March 2012

Press release: In May, it is time for Konstfacks's annual Degree Exhibition. Already now a student is on a Sweden tour with his design bus. A...

Maria Lantz Konstfack’s new president

Wednesday 22 February 2012

The Swedish Government has appointed Maria Lantz as president of Konstfack. Her appointment is for the period 1 June 2012 until 31 May 2018.

Konstfack's University Board proposes new President

Monday 19 December 2011

Konstfack's University Board has unanimously decided to propose to the Government to appoint Maria Lantz as the new President of Konstfack. The...

Support for the establishment of Swedish design in China

Wednesday 16 November 2011

Konstfack is involved in an effort to help Swedish design companys to establish themselves in the creative industries in China. Two workshops...

Konstfack students exhibit at Helsinki Design Week

Thursday 22 September 2011

Second level master students from Konstfack's Master’s group InSpace (Interior Architecture and Furniture Design) are presenting their work in an...

Bo Westerlund new Professor of Industrial Design

Thursday 18 August 2011

Konstfack has a new Professor of Industrial Design from August 1, 2011: Bo Westerlund.

Konstfack explores the possibilities of glass in Milan

Wednesday 6 April 2011

Press release: For the sixth consecutive year, Konstfack is attending the International Design Week in Milan. Nine young designers will participate...

Opening hours during the Christmas season

Tuesday 21 December 2010

During the Christmas season, several units at Konstfack have changed opening hours.

The Future of Design Summit 2010

Saturday 27 November 2010

The third annual meeting of The Future of Design Summit was held at Konstfack University College of Art, Craft and design on November 16th, 2010.

What"s What Collective winner of Muuto Talent Award

Monday 22 November 2010

Three students from the Master’s Group Formgiving Intelligence at Konstfack, won this year's Muuto Talent Award with their Pull lamp.

Fine awards to Miss Remarkable & her Career

Thursday 18 November 2010

The short film  Miss Remarkable & her Career , by professor Joanna Rubin Dranger at Konstfack, has received several European awards.

Rising stars of Scandinavian design

Wednesday 10 November 2010

Professor Ronald Jones is interviewed by Mediaplanet's Scandinavian Design supplement to The Independent in September 2010.

Application and tuition fees for students outside the EU/EEA

Thursday 21 October 2010

Application fees for students from outside the EU/EEA An application fee of 900 SEK (approximately 100 EUR) will be introduced for applications at...

Konstfack at ICFF in New York

Monday 18 October 2010

Konstfack at International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York: From Stockholm to New York, from potential energy to light.

The Savage Mind inspires in Milan

Monday 18 October 2010

For the fifth year in a row Konstfack will be represented in Milan during the international design week.

Mobile Fresh Air on Design Philosophy

Monday 18 October 2010

"Mobile Fresh Air" is a project by first year Experience Design MFA student Mahmoud Keshavarz created for [Un] Real Estate, a course taught on the...

EDG student at the IASDR conference

Monday 18 October 2010

Anders Mellbratt, member of the Experience Design Group at Konstfack, was recently in Seoul, South Korea, to present a paper on sustainability,...

Updated: 21 October 2010