Behind the Scenes:
Factory 003 — The Kumo Sofa

“We have designed a lot of sofas, but I think the unique position Hem has taken in the market by selling direct to the customer has really shaped the thinking behind the new Kumo Sofa,” says Torbjørn Anderssen, one half of the Norwegian design partnership Anderssen & Voll. We accompanied the duo as they inspected the production of the Kumo Sofa in Lithuania.

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An Icon in the Making —
Building the Yellow Counter

For the opening of Hem's new Stockholm Headquarter, Hem commissioned design studio Soft Baroque to create a custom-made counter, to serve as a centre-piece to the spaces entrance area. The sulfur yellow counter stands in contrast to the offices raw, cold, concrete space, blurring lines between hard and soft, bright and dark.

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Behind the Scenes
— Bertjan Pot for Hem

The second of our limited-edition decorative accessories is a playful and whimsical object called The Incredible House of Cards. We go behind the scenes in Bertjan Pot’s Rotterdam studio to find out about its invention.

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