Design furniture companies from Bosnia and Herzegovina presented themselves at the world’s leading Scandinavian design event Stockholm, Furniture and Light Fair 2019, which was held in Stockholm from 5th to 9th February 2019.
Among the well-known designer names such as Fritz Hansen, Vitra, as well as the recently created Muuto, Ferm Living, Menu – bh brands Gazzda, Artisan, MS & WOOD, and Swiss company with Bosnian roots Woak also presented their work. Yet another bh brand Zanat, together with Muro Scents Co., Monica Förster Design Studio, presented a joint project for the big Swedish names, “Scentense”, a product that represents a sensual experience in scent and design.
Bh. furniture companies have been exhibiting at this fair in Sweden for several years with good results. Their income has doubled over the past few years and has already been established as a major player in the Scandinavian market.
One more success story is is that Zanat was selected selected to equip some of the largest architectural buildings in Stockholm, such as the National Museum in Stockholm and Ett Hem, which was named one of the most beautiful 50 hotels in the world, according to Telegraph Travel. The latest project is equipping a Michelin star restaurant in downtown Stockholm.
“When in a country that has grown up on the heritage of design and creativity, BiH companies can compete equally, then it’s a sign that their work must have outstanding quality and authenticity, as shown at this fair,” said Emina Hajrić, a spokeswoman The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in BiH, which, together with his colleague, Amir Ćoralić, arrived in Stockholm.
“We are happy to attend the fair and with justification we can say that these companies are leaders in the development of design and furniture industry in BiH. Our goal is to jointly identify new opportunities and potentials for further development of these companies and in this way strengthen Swedish-Bosnian partnerships and look forward to the projects ahead of us “, the representatives from the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in BiH added.
Sedin Ceman, Commercial Director MS & WOOD was very pleased with the attention they received at the fair.
“Furniture MS & WOOD is extremely well received at the Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair. We had the impression that our furniture really belongs to this market. Customers even thought we were a Scandinavian brand, which is impeccable. However, we are promoting exclusively as a Bosnian brand and we want to be installed in this way and be the ambassadors of our country on the world stage. ”