News and press releases
The fire at the Royal Institute of Art
Thursday 22 September 2016
Konstfack regrets the fire at the Royal Institute of Art. The Graphics house on Skeppsholmen with all its equipment, techniques and organization fo...
Ikko Yokoyama to M+ in Hong Kong
Tuesday 13 September 2016
Ikko Yokoyama isn't working at Konstfack any longer, where she worked as head of exhibitions since 2004. Ikko Yokoyama is moving to Hong Kong and...
Alessandra is blogging about Konstfack
Tuesday 6 September 2016
Alessandra Cislaghi, exchange student at the bachelor's programme Interior Architecture & Furniture Design, is blogging about life, studies and...
The new students are here!
Monday 29 August 2016
The 29th of August was the first of three introduction days for new students at Konstfack for the academic year 2016/2017.
Konstfack best in Sweden!
Friday 8 April 2016
Konstfack continues to climb the QS World University Rankings list of the world's leading universities and higher education institutions for art an...
Tom Sandqvist at Art Safari Bucharest 2016
Wednesday 3 February 2016
Tom Sandqvist, Adjunct Professor at Konstfack, participates in Art Safari Bucharest 2016 with a lecture about the Eastern roots of Dada. Art Safari...
Bo Westerlund participates in an anthology
Monday 30 November 2015
Bo Westerlund, professor at Konstfack, participates in the anthology "Action Research for Democracy : new ideas and perspectives from Scandinavia"...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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).
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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,...