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nordic stories

PIA WALLÉN

DESIGN Pia Wallén is one of the most celebrated designers in the contemporary Scandinavian scene. With a career that spans over several decades and fields, she continues to deliver iconic designs that become trademarks of her vision, defined by a careful consideration of every aspect from materials, shapes and proportions to production processes and, of course, design.

Marking the second edition of Nordic Stories, the ARKET and Pia Wallén collaboration features a capsule collection of women’s ready-to-wear and interior pieces. The carefully curated catalogue revisits some of her iconic work through materials and graphic elements that belong to her usual palette. Parting from two signature materials in Pia Wallén’s portfolio – felted wool and cotton quilts – the ready-to-wear collection merges modern minimalism with a bold character and traditional crafting techniques, representing the most current expression of her long-lived connection to these qualities.

 

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ARKET Nordic Stories - Pia Wallén
ARKET Nordic Stories - Pia Wallén
ARKET Nordic Stories - Pia Wallén
ARKET Nordic Stories - Pia Wallén

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Pia Wallén ‘My working process very often starts from different projects I’ve done before. I work a lot with continuation, editing. It’s like a research process. My plan was to be a lawyer but I had a huge interest in fashion, materials, fabrics, colours and shapes, and so I changed that path. I had no choice. Sometimes I think I could sit in a cave and still create.’

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Swedish chef Sofia B Olsson is recognised as one of the most progressive voices on the food scene, revolutionising both workplace culture and the notion of what it means to source locally.

 

 

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ARKET TRITONE™ TRAINER

Inspired by a British deadstock utility design from the 1990s, our Tritone™ Trainer features a lightweight upper made from recycled polyester mesh and chrome-free tanned suede, atop the Vibram® RollinGait sole system.

 

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WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP

Meet three of our many female leaders at ARKET as they talk about representation, everyday role models and making a positive business case for women in positions of power.

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The grid is an essential element of our visual identity. It represents the notion of the archive and is used to organise and display information ranging from the names of plants to fabric weights and different types of materials used in our collections. These nine squares symbolise the separate parts that together form our world, and they are also the areas where we strive to make a difference.