Leklabb Not Quite

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in PinPin Studio, Playground | No Comments
Leklabb Not Quite

During the spring, PinPin has been part of a very exiting project called Leklabb (Play Lab) together with Not Quite in Fengersfors in Dalsland, Sweden. Not Quite is a creative place and a network, where professional artists, craftsmen and designers work and are involved in different projects. You can read more about Not Quite on […]

Frozen Wilderness at Sapporo International Snow Sculpture Contest 2013

Frozen Wilderness at Sapporo International Snow Sculpture Contest 2013

This year in February we returned to Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan, and the annual International Snow Sculpture Contest. Together with Jens Thoms Ivarsson (Director of Design and Strategy) and Arne Bergh (Creative Director) of the ICEHOTEL we created the sculpture ”Frozen Wilderness”. The idea was to highlight the untouched nature of northern Sweden, and […]

ICEHOTEL – Meet the artists

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in ICEHOTEL, PinPin Studio, Press | No Comments
ICEHOTEL – Meet the artists

During this winters session at the ICEHOTEL, we did not only create our Art Suite ”Beam Me Up!”, but we also did a project where we were filming a number of artist presentation movies. These movies are now online on the ICEHOTEL website, please check them out here!

Form Magazine

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in PinPin Studio, Press | No Comments
Form Magazine

If you pick up the latest issue of Form Magazine, you will find a very nice article about us and what we do! We are very happy to be featured in such nice company, and say thank you!

Even more media…

Posted by on Jan 11, 2013 in ICEHOTEL, Press | No Comments
Even more media…

The web is really getting the Beam Me Up fever! Check out treehugger.com, homeklondike.com, trendhunter.com and curbed.com! We are very happy for the exposure, and say thank you again!

Beam Me Up! on the web!

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in ICEHOTEL, Press | No Comments
Beam Me Up! on the web!

We got some nice publicity for Beam Me Up! from some major architecture and design blogs around the web! We say thank you very much! Check them out below! Architizer Inhabitat MocoLoco  

ICEHOTEL – day nineteen

Posted by on Dec 21, 2012 in ICEHOTEL, PinPin Studio | No Comments
ICEHOTEL – day nineteen

And so the last day came… at last! Time to make all final adjustments, clean out all trash snow, ice, tools and everything else that was not supposed to be in there. And fix the bed! We like to be very accurate when we do things, so when it was time to put the wooden […]

ICEHOTEL – day eighteen

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in Press | No Comments
ICEHOTEL – day eighteen

The day before the last day… It was starting to feel now, the time pressure. On this day we built the bed frame and Martin continued with the lights. We finished up some loose ends and started to feel really good about the atmosphere in the room. Check check check it out!    

ICEHOTEL – day seventeen

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in Press | No Comments
ICEHOTEL – day seventeen

The last pice of the ice wall was placed and glued. The glue we use here, when gluing together ice, is ordinary tap water. You just have to get it really cold before you pour it on, which frankly isn’t very hard up here. We made a big effort to get the walls as ready […]

ICEHOTEL – day sixteen

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in Press | No Comments
ICEHOTEL – day sixteen

The bad thing about having a timelapse camera is when you forget it at home. That’s what happened on this morning. That’s why you can’t see how we got the medium sized UFO up on the ice pillar. Maybe it flew by it self? We don’t know… This day was also the day when Martin […]