An insider’s guide to Stockholm’s secret design spots
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An insider’s guide to Stockholm’s secret design spots

The Local spent a day with Stockholm-based interior architect Elena Ramirez, exploring the design gems it’s taken her seven years to curate.

WATCH: Step inside Sweden’s mini street art world for mice

WATCH: Step inside Sweden’s mini street art world for mice

Swedish art project will pay you to do whatever you want for as long as you want (even if it’s nothing at all)

Swedish art project will pay you to do whatever you want for as long as you want (even if it’s nothing at all)

‘I have no idea what a lagom artist could possibly be’

‘I have no idea what a lagom artist could possibly be’

Hipster barber for mice opens in Malmö

Hipster barber for mice opens in Malmö

Sweden’s art scene shows its alternative side in Malmö
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Sweden’s art scene shows its alternative side in Malmö

Sweden to return artwork looted by Nazis to Jewish family

Sweden to return artwork looted by Nazis to Jewish family

Sweden’s mouse-sized mini street art comes to Stockholm for the first time

Sweden’s mouse-sized mini street art comes to Stockholm for the first time

Stockholm’s giant blue penis defaced by vandals

Stockholm’s giant blue penis defaced by vandals

Stockholm’s giant penis mural to be covered up after complaints

Stockholm’s giant penis mural to be covered up after complaints

Giant blue penis painted on Stockholm apartment building

Giant blue penis painted on Stockholm apartment building

Five overlooked Stockholm suburbs you need to visit

Five overlooked Stockholm suburbs you need to visit

Stockholm subway gets new display of ‘menstrual art’

Stockholm subway gets new display of ‘menstrual art’

Can you solve the mystery of this giant wooden penis found in Sweden?

Can you solve the mystery of this giant wooden penis found in Sweden?

Nine stunning hotels to stay at when you visit Sweden
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Nine stunning hotels to stay at when you visit Sweden

An interior design lover’s guide to southern Sweden
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An interior design lover’s guide to southern Sweden

The place to visit if you love Swedish design
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The place to visit if you love Swedish design

Zlatan Ibrahimovic immortalised on giant ‘1,000 kronor’ note

Zlatan Ibrahimovic immortalised on giant ‘1,000 kronor’ note

In pictures: Swedish pensioner has giant dragon painted on her house for her birthday

In pictures: Swedish pensioner has giant dragon painted on her house for her birthday

IN PICTURES: Celebrating Stockholm’s metro, the world’s longest art gallery

IN PICTURES: Celebrating Stockholm’s metro, the world’s longest art gallery

These are the Stockholm design gems you have to see
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These are the Stockholm design gems you have to see

Online auctions 2017: design trends and insights from Barnebys
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Online auctions 2017: design trends and insights from Barnebys

Anonymouse promises next artwork will trump hit Malmö mouse cafe

Anonymouse promises next artwork will trump hit Malmö mouse cafe

Banksy Mouse? Mysterious mini art turns heads in Sweden

Banksy Mouse? Mysterious mini art turns heads in Sweden

Coveted Picasso paintings sell for a fortune in Sweden

Coveted Picasso paintings sell for a fortune in Sweden

‘I didn’t want to see my children die before my eyes’

‘I didn’t want to see my children die before my eyes’

This Swede’s amazing murals will make your jaw drop

This Swede’s amazing murals will make your jaw drop

Five stunning exhibitions for art lovers in Sweden

Five stunning exhibitions for art lovers in Sweden

‘I don’t play by the rules – in Stockholm, that’s accepted’

‘I don’t play by the rules – in Stockholm, that’s accepted’

Five exciting events for expats in Sweden this week

Five exciting events for expats in Sweden this week

The world’s longest art gallery will soon be even longer

The world’s longest art gallery will soon be even longer

Four fab cultural events in Sweden this week

Four fab cultural events in Sweden this week

Stolen Swedish art returned by Spanish

Stolen Swedish art returned by Spanish

‘Un-Swedish’ paint job causes media swirl

‘Un-Swedish’ paint job causes media swirl

Artist rides on back of Dala horse success

Artist rides on back of Dala horse success

Meet the robot tweeting and biting commuters

Meet the robot tweeting and biting commuters

‘Vagina’ art to be sold at international Ikea stores

‘Vagina’ art to be sold at international Ikea stores

Sweden’s largest photo contest set for spring

Sweden’s largest photo contest set for spring

Sweden’s Luleå carves spot for giant beaver

Sweden’s Luleå carves spot for giant beaver

Malmö artwork washed off as graffiti

Malmö artwork washed off as graffiti

In Pictures: Sweden’s mouse street art sets up shop in university town

In Pictures: Sweden’s mouse street art sets up shop in university town

House speaker removes painted breasts

House speaker removes painted breasts

Artist Cindy Sherman plays dress-up in Sweden

Artist Cindy Sherman plays dress-up in Sweden

Stockholm hit by ‘angry animal’ protest

Stockholm hit by ‘angry animal’ protest

Stockholm ‘island’ hot property after low-end ad

Stockholm ‘island’ hot property after low-end ad

Vilks guards beat artist in ‘cocked’ pistol mix-up

Vilks guards beat artist in ‘cocked’ pistol mix-up

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‘Isolation in Sweden put my art on world stage’

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Cow rustled

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Stolen cow beheaded

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Munch paintings “could be in Sweden”

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Munch paintings: replacements offered

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Major museums to scrap entrance fees

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Record crowds flock to Warhol in Stockholm

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The art of business in Sweden

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Linköping street art withdrawn after double murder

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World Culture Museum opens in Gothenburg

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World Culture Museum removes painting after complaints

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Government artwork destined for storage

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Stolen Rembrandt recovered by Danish police

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Stolen Renoir found in US

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Rembrandt on view as suspects held in Sweden

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Talking Heads star plays the building

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Art “eases constipation” – Swedish research

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Pontus Hultén donates 700 works to Moderna Museet

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Picasso painting sold for 470,000 euros at Swedish auction

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Four charged with trying to sell stolen Rembrandt

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Prison for Rembrandt dealers

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Penis is too much for Swedish sex exhibition

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Strindberg painting stolen in Stockholm

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Stockholm Dean resigns over Jesus exhibition

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Church withdraws funds for ‘insulting’ Jesus photos

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Picasso stolen from Malmö house

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Auction site returns stolen painting

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Swedes rush after Ikea paintings

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Striking façade for Swedish art showcase

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Swede plans to put little red cottage on the moon

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Mystery of Sweden’s guerilla dog sculptures

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Sweden returns Acropolis frieze

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‘Possible Rubens’ sells for 1,000 times starting price

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Swedish artist commits cardinal sin in Rome

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Stolen Munch print found

Museum vows to return ‘lost’ painting

Museum vows to return ‘lost’ painting

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Extremists blamed for ‘gay Jesus’ attack

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Muslim groups to exhibit ‘Muhammad dogs’

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Ericsson takes down flags in Middle East

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Islamists push for boycott of Swedish firms

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‘Muhammad cartoon not racial agitation’

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Fruity artworks in Sweden’s big apple

Andy Warhol’s Swedish Brillo Boxes ‘were fake’

Andy Warhol’s Swedish Brillo Boxes ‘were fake’

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Sex photos cause political row

Stockholm museum in row over Nazi loot

Stockholm museum in row over Nazi loot

Stolen Strindberg painting recovered

Stolen Strindberg painting recovered

Giant Pinocchio arrives in Sweden

Giant Pinocchio arrives in Sweden

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Stockholm art gallery guide: May 23 – 29

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Stockholm art gallery guide: May 30 – June 5

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Stockholm art gallery guide: June 6 – 12

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Stockholm art gallery guide: June 13 – 19

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Stockholm art gallery guide: June 27 – July 3

Opening a window on the Queer world

Opening a window on the Queer world

Stockholm art gallery guide: July 4 – 10

Stockholm art gallery guide: July 4 – 10

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Stockholm art gallery guide: July 11 – 16

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Stockholm art gallery guide: July 18 – 23

Warhol paintings stolen in Stockholm art heist

Warhol paintings stolen in Stockholm art heist

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Stockholm art gallery guide: July 25 – 30

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Stockholm art gallery guide: July 31 – August 6

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Stockholm art gallery guide: August 8 – 14

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Stockholm art gallery guide: August 15 – 21

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Stockholm club and concert guide: September 5 – 7

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Stockholm art gallery guide: September 5 -11

Stockholm art installation wins international award

Stockholm art installation wins international award

Christmas by design: Unmissable markets in Sweden and Denmark

Christmas by design: Unmissable markets in Sweden and Denmark

Karin Bergöö Larsson: Mother, muse and artist

Karin Bergöö Larsson: Mother, muse and artist

Swedes hand stolen drawings back to Russia

Swedes hand stolen drawings back to Russia

Irate doc to ‘psychotic’ art student: get a haircut

Irate doc to ‘psychotic’ art student: get a haircut

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Transport authority outraged over metro graffiti ‘art’

Vandalism costs transport authority 110 million kronor

Vandalism costs transport authority 110 million kronor

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Police to investigate Swedish art student’s metro graffiti

Riksdag to hear from art school head over vandalism video

Riksdag to hear from art school head over vandalism video

Arts college admits error in approving faked psychosis project

Arts college admits error in approving faked psychosis project

‘Psychotic’ art student could face jail

‘Psychotic’ art student could face jail

Art exhibitions you mustn’t miss

Art exhibitions you mustn’t miss

Police drop charges against metro graffiti art student

Police drop charges against metro graffiti art student

Art off the beaten track in Stockholm

Art off the beaten track in Stockholm

Art thief seeks statue resale ‘to cover expenses’

Art thief seeks statue resale ‘to cover expenses’

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Swedish police explode over ‘incendiary’ artwork

Did Anna Odell’s faked psychosis have any artistic merit?

Did Anna Odell’s faked psychosis have any artistic merit?

Stockholm museum settles feud over art looted by Nazis

Stockholm museum settles feud over art looted by Nazis

Swedish gallery owner accused in fake art scandal

Swedish gallery owner accused in fake art scandal

Sweden-based UK artist draws on Darwin for Stockholm exhibition

Sweden-based UK artist draws on Darwin for Stockholm exhibition

Unique Stone Age burial items unearthed in central Sweden

Unique Stone Age burial items unearthed in central Sweden

Drunken Swedish artist forgets painting four women

Drunken Swedish artist forgets painting four women

Stockholm gallery opens ‘Wag the Dog’ exhibition

Stockholm gallery opens ‘Wag the Dog’ exhibition

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Bicycle thieves pedal off with Malmö art work

Strangers to marry at alternate ‘royal’ wedding

Strangers to marry at alternate ‘royal’ wedding

Stockholm museum chief heads for Hong Kong

Stockholm museum chief heads for Hong Kong

Stockholm gallery makes art of al fresco dining

Stockholm gallery makes art of al fresco dining

Art collective reaches out beyond gay audience

Art collective reaches out beyond gay audience

Man held over Malmö Art Museum theft

Man held over Malmö Art Museum theft

Second suspect held in Malmö art theft

Second suspect held in Malmö art theft

Pupil defaces artwork during school field trip

Pupil defaces artwork during school field trip

Artists’ take on Sweden at the Moderna Museet

Artists’ take on Sweden at the Moderna Museet

Swede surprise over Turkish painting jackpot

Swede surprise over Turkish painting jackpot

Stolen Swedish painting up for auction in London

Stolen Swedish painting up for auction in London

Swedish town unveils ice cool Jesus

Swedish town unveils ice cool Jesus

US envoy lights up Stockholm park with ‘green’ public art project

US envoy lights up Stockholm park with ‘green’ public art project

Swedish nude gets Facebook axe

Swedish nude gets Facebook axe

Male lust/female vice? Swedish museum touts sex through the ages

Male lust/female vice? Swedish museum touts sex through the ages

Swedish artist to chart Arctic expedition in clay

Swedish artist to chart Arctic expedition in clay

Stockholm graffiti – beating the ban

Stockholm graffiti – beating the ban

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Art exhibit pulls drawing after Jewish protests

Supreme Court mulls manga child porn appeal

Supreme Court mulls manga child porn appeal

Stockholm hotel lets guests ‘pay’ with art

Stockholm hotel lets guests ‘pay’ with art

Manga images ‘not child porn’: Supreme Court

Manga images ‘not child porn’: Supreme Court

Getaway car ‘too small’ for botched art heist

Getaway car ‘too small’ for botched art heist

‘Sweden’s manga-child porn case is reminiscent of the Eastern bloc’

‘Sweden’s manga-child porn case is reminiscent of the Eastern bloc’

Gotland pic voted top in NASA ‘Earth as Art’ poll

Gotland pic voted top in NASA ‘Earth as Art’ poll

Swedish uni in ‘Dirty Dancing’ quote furore

Swedish uni in ‘Dirty Dancing’ quote furore

Picasso and Duchamp face-off in Stockholm art exhhibit

Picasso and Duchamp face-off in Stockholm art exhhibit

Swedish royal fury over ‘offensive’ artwork

Swedish royal fury over ‘offensive’ artwork

LaChapelle’s candy-pop cure for materialism

LaChapelle’s candy-pop cure for materialism

Holocaust ash painter reported to the police

Holocaust ash painter reported to the police

Police probe Swede’s Holocaust ash art work

Police probe Swede’s Holocaust ash art work

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Gallery pulls Swede’s Holocaust ash paintings

Digital channel to make art accessible to all

Digital channel to make art accessible to all

Matisse stolen in Stockholm found in UK

Matisse stolen in Stockholm found in UK

Photo agency denies artist right to images

Photo agency denies artist right to images

Poland probes Swede’s Holocaust ash art claims

Poland probes Swede’s Holocaust ash art claims

Forty years in comics for ‘leftie bear’ Bamse

Forty years in comics for ‘leftie bear’ Bamse

‘Sweden is not mature enough for satire’

‘Sweden is not mature enough for satire’

Stolen Matisse painting returns to Sweden

Stolen Matisse painting returns to Sweden

Museum delighted to show returned Matisse

Museum delighted to show returned Matisse

Museum aims to reclaim stolen Carl Larsson

Museum aims to reclaim stolen Carl Larsson

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Gothenburg teen behind ‘homeless beggar’ hoax

Malmö mayor concerned about Islam-critical show

Malmö mayor concerned about Islam-critical show

Top ten: Best Stockholm subway stations

Top ten: Best Stockholm subway stations

Killer princesses invade Stockholm streets

Killer princesses invade Stockholm streets

Naked peeing giant statue divides locals

Naked peeing giant statue divides locals