Our office will be closed during Christmas and New Year.
We will be back on 7th January 2013.
You can reach us on our mobiles or email for urgent matters.
Choi Ping, choiping(a)woo.se, 0708-336755
Caroline, caroline(a)woo.se, 0708-858070
Merry Christmas to you all!
WOO SHOP-IN-SHOP AT ARTEK
As of this week Woo has set up a shop-in-shop at Artek!
We'll be there until the end of 2012.
Adress: Repslagargatan 11, Stockholm.
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 10-18, Sat 11-17, Sun 12-16
If you can't come to Stockholm we always have the Woo webshop!
Tyra von Zweigbergk - Exhibition at Grafikens Hus
The "Sten, Sax von Zweigbergk" exhibition has now moved to Grafikens Hus in Mariefred.
The exhibition is a collaboration between Maja Sten and Tyra von Zweigbergk. Coming from different creative bases and inspiration they've put together paper cut figures forming floating mobiles in varieting constellations.
Grafikens Hus in Mariefred opened in 1996 and is today one of the Mälardalen region’s most popular museums and galleries.
The mobiles are available for purchase at Grafikens Hus (Gripsholms Kungsladugård, Mariefred) aswell as at Woos shop at Artek (Repslagaregatan 11, Stockholm).
Olaf Hajek - Book prize winner
Måltidsakademin (Academy of Culinary Arts and Meal Science) have nominated this years Best Culinary Arts Literature. "Den franske bagaren" (Bonnier Fakta) illustrated by Olaf Hajek won two categories Matbröd (Bread) and Bästa Form (Best Design). The book was also nominated to the prize of Best All Categories. The book is written by Sébastien Boudet, photographed by Carl Kleiner and the design was done by Justine Lagache.
The jury commented:
"This book is beautiful like a sour dough where the ingredients is of the best possible quality. The design in the book has been worked in with love and compassion. Photo and illustration have taken this book to total accomplishment."
WOO POP-UP SHOP
Last Tuesday, the 4th of December, Woo Agentur moved the Woo Shop webshop from the digital world to a physical pop-up shop at the restaurant/bar Ljunggren at Götgatan 36 in Stockholm, Sweden. Watch the video to see how we set it up during a couple of hours that evening!
Jenny Bowers and Olaf Hajek - Tea pots
The Arzberg teapot has been sold for 50 years at Crate & Barrel since it opened in 1962. To celebrate this anniversary C and B commissioned 12 artists and illustrators to design a tea pot, one to be released in a limited edition each month for the next 12 months.
Jenny Bowers's classic combination of blue-on-white porcelain creates a feeling that is at once familiar and "off the cuff." Known for the simple handpainted marks of her illustrations, recent experimentation in wheel-thrown ceramics has led to a marriage of marks—imprinting pottery with found objects, then painting them with cobalt blue oxide. Jenny approached the Arzberg teapot with respect for the contradictions in discipline and expression. "The Bauhaus movement was all about control and working to set rules. My work is so much the opposite. I tried not to dwell on the perfect shape when unleashing my paintbrushes on it."
Jenny's tea pot will be available in stores 1 October 2013.
With a fine-art sensibility, Olaf Hajek's complex botanicals provide an elegant contradiction to the powerful simplicity of the Bauhaus-inspired Arzberg teapot, "such a wonderful and classical design." The German-born illustrator and artist who now calls Berlin, London and New York City home, rarely paints real flowers, preferring instead his imaginative "self-created" flowers as "strong symbols for birth and death, beauty and poison and the diversity of nature." Introducing elements such as animals, insects, thorns and water to his fantastical florals, he enthusiastically explores "a whole circle of life!"
Olaf Hajeks' tea pot will available in stores 1 August 2013.
Dennis Eriksson - Norrland
Dennis Eriksson illustrated the cover for Po Tidholms book about essays titled "Norrland".
Mia Nilsson - The Fundamentals of Illustration