Welcome to Träspråk, a platform for furniture, culture and communication run by Fredrik Sandblad – please, make your order or read my comments on art and technology! 

The Wealth of Networks 

2017-07-12

Ten years ago Yochai Benkler wrote a book about The Networked Information Economy!

Homo Deus

2017-06-28

Read about the transformation of Homo sapiens to Homo Deus

A ruin is the present in drag

2017-06-18

Please enjoy the film from our latest ruin trip!

The Last Night in Lund

2017-06-05

The Last Night in Lund is a coffee-table in solid wood.

A Speech

2017-06-05

Last week I held a speech for bachelor students at the Linnaeus University.

A Wicked Game

2017-06-04

On our last ruin trip, we saw the tomb of the guy who brought the Canada Goose to Sweden

Kiss me

2017-05-27

Some weeks ago I produced events on a national library conference — Biblioteksdagarna

Master Påvel

2017-05-27

Please enjoy some mysterious ruins in the Åsnen-area!

Another Dimension

2017-05-04

We have added a new dimension the traditional one is built up of atoms, the new one is built of  bits.

The Fivepointed Star

2017-04-17

Read about castles, barbicans and danes in The Fivepointed Star.

The People's Park

2017-03-24

Enjoy the ruin of a People's Park!

Another display table

2017-02-09

It has become a kind of tradition – here is another display table!

The Display Table

2017-02-03

I have just finished a neat and tight display table.  

The Town Hall Walls

2017-01-22

I have just delivered some mobile walls for displaying an architect competition.

The Wolf Trap and Other Stories

2017-01-09

Meat is Murder

2016-12-26

Meat is Murder is a cutting board, not a butcher's block.

The Polyglot Lovers

2016-12-25

The Polyglot Lovers is, just like  the rest of my life, a blend of woodworking and reading.

52 ruins

2016-12-25

Next year's exploration is getting closer - 52 ruins.

Free from Sorrow

2016-12-06

Free from Sorrow is a project comprising five pieces of furniture.

Colon

2016-12-06

Colon is one of the oddest orders I have ever received.

Poetry: The Hackers and The Island

2016-11-09

I have visited two really intense readings during the last weeks: Aase Berg and Mattias Alkberg.

Paris in November

2016-11-07

Last week I went to Paris.

The Bird Man

2016-11-02

The Bird Man is a table connecting two ways of living - the walking of a man and the sailing of an albatross.  

Man gave names to all the animals

2016-10-16

Bob Dylan won the Nobel prize in literature, and I had a specific song in my ears while making the shoe rack Man gave names to all the animals.

A lot of sorrow

2016-10-09

I found a lot of sorrow at CC in Copenhagen.

A New Map

2016-10-01

Last week I made a short Pecha Kucha-presentation -  A New Map!

Exhibition walls

2016-09-19

I just delivered some exhibition walls for the anniversary of Växjö Library.

The Mill of the Woods

2016-09-04

The Mill of the Woods is much more than a stool.

The lunatic, the lover, and the poet

2016-08-28

Everyday is an exploration of the connection between the lunatic, the lover, and the poet.

Distinction and The Omnivore Thesis

2016-08-15

What have happened since Pierre Bourdieu’s famous study?

Capacity building

2016-08-09

Read the story of cooperativeness!

Cleaning Women know Everything

2016-08-09

Cleaning Women know Everything is a shelf and an interpretation of a short story by Lucia Berlin.

The Right to have Rights

2016-08-05

The Right to have Rights is an introduction to post-nationalism.

Only one Earth

2016-08-03

Only one Earth is a summary of the debate about sustainable development. 

The tribal mind

2016-07-31

The curious, xenophobic brain is a tribal mind.

The present in drag

2016-07-24

a terrible start for france

2016-06-18

a terrible start for france is a set of garden furniture connected to the politics of the pitch.

on the surface

2016-05-30

on the surface picks up some concepts from a dissertation by thomas laurien.

vote

2016-05-27

vote is a small project i made for a real estate concern in växjö.

the cat ship

2016-05-22

my friend åskar lilja has been occupied with cat ships for some time. last week i helped him create a full scale version. 

the secret society

2016-05-01

the secret society is a bookshelf inspired by claes hylinger.

the city as a theater

2016-04-25

the city as a theater explores the urban drama.

gardens by the bay

2016-04-17

last week i visited a conference in helsingborg. read about this trip in gardens by the bay.

pinocchio

2016-04-10

last week I visited nordic urban laboratory in borås and gothenburg. read my reflexions in pinocchio!

participation

2016-03-26

in participation i let the reasoning in the twelve dimensions cotinue.

den sista grisen

2016-03-20

den sista grisen är ett soffbord som handlar om den säregne horace engdahl.

the twelve dimensions

2016-03-12

the twelve dimensions presents a tool for cultural analysis.

the new enterprise

2016-03-06

last week i visited lessebo hand paper mill. one of the outcomes was a question discussed in the new enterprise.

skelettjorden

2016-02-25

det finns ord som sätter sig. skelettjord är ett sånt. det är omöjligt att inte associera skelettjord till vanitasmotiv eller carpe diem-tematik. 

computing mashinery and intelligence

2016-02-22

för ett tag sen höll jag ett kort föredrag om framtidens kulturliv i sverige. ett slags trendspaning, helt enkelt.

natten finns som en ständig möjlighet

2016-02-07

natten finns som en ständig möjlighet är en beslysningsversion av hornsgatan 29c. 

ingen undgår ärkeängelns öga

2016-01-30

under inflytande av magnus william-olsson tillverkar träspråk garderobsinredningen ingen undgår ärkeängelns öga.

gamla vargar ylar

2016-01-23

i gamla vargar ylar gläntar jag på dörren till en historia.

flottans badhus

2015-12-30

under påverkan av queer blick producerar träspråk flottans badhus

jag har simmat långt ut ifrån land, och det skymmer

2015-12-26

egentligen finns det mycket kvar att göra, men just nu känns det ändå rätt att simma lite längre ut från land.