Ung Svensk Form 2023

Foto: Matilda Rahm

Application now open!

Apply for Sweden’s biggest national design competition for young designers! Since 1998, the award and exhibition Ung Svensk Form (Young Swedish Design) has served as a meeting spot between innovative designers and the industry, media & audiences.

This year marks the award’s 25th anniversary! We celebrate this not least by welcoming another partner and scholarship provider: String Furniture! String Furniture thus joins the large group of scholars who donate their faith to these innovative young forces: Arvet, IKEA of Sweden, Kvadrat, Lammhults Möbel, Massive Entertainment, Stiftelsen för Garverinäringens Främjande and Svenskt Trä.

Apply here!

Fotograf: Matilda Rahm

What?
Ung Svensk Form is an annual award and traveling exhibition that has been running since 1998. The main purpose is to broaden the knowledge about young and innovative Swedish design. From hundreds of applications, a renowned jury selects the winners who participate in the touring exhibition. Over the course of a year, it is shown in many of the country’s cultural centers and museums with accompanying design talks, exhibition tours and scholarship trips.

For who?
Young Swedish Form is aimed at young designers and creators working in Sweden or Swedish citizens working abroad. To apply you can be at most 36 years or older if you are a student at the time of handing in your application. All areas of design and design are welcomed: for example graphic design, product design, architecture, furniture, handicrafts, glass, ceramics, textiles, fashion, game design and industrial design. Together, the winning entries represent a cross-section of today’s most central themes in the broad field of design.

Warm welcome with your application! The application period for Ung Svensk Form 2023 is open between 17 May – 17 September 2022.

The Young Swedish Design exhibition 2022 is a co-production between Svensk Form and IKEA Museum. The project is executed in association with  City of Malmö, and a raft of exhibition organisers and scholarship providers.

Early bird catches the worm!

Between May 17 – June 19, we have an offer for all applications for Ung Svensk Form 2023. You apply to enter the exhibition by becoming a member of Svensk Form and pay the application fee for your contribution. During the period for the offer, your application costs only SEK 175 (ord. SEK 200) and the membership fee is SEK 250 (ord. 275)!

During the remaining application period (June 20 – September 17) the regular prices applies. To apply without membership, the fee is SEK 500.

Apply here!