The King opens this year's Solliden exhibition

On Friday 15 May, The King opened the exhibition "... by Bernadotte – Design and Watercolours by Sigvard and Michael Bernadotte", this year's exhibition at Solliden Palace.

Works by Sigvard Bernadotte and his son Michael are on display in the pavilion at Solliden Palace.

Facit typewriter by Bernadotte & Bjørn. Photo: Daniel Rudeland

Facit typewriter by Bernadotte & Bjørn. Photo: Daniel Rudeland

Sigvard Bernadotte was a pioneer of Swedish industrial design and one of Sweden's leading designers. The companies Bernadotte & Bjørn, which he led together with Danish architect Acton Bjørn, and Bernadotte Design produced well-known products such as the Röda Clara tin opener and the Margrethe bowl.

Chocolate producer Marabou launched a new logo created by Sigvard Bernadotte in the late 1960s. Photo: Daniel Rudeland

Chocolate producer Marabou launched a new logo created by Sigvard Bernadotte in the late 1960s. Photo: Daniel Rudeland

Michael Bernadotte is a successful architect in Stuttgart. The exhibition showcases his watercolours, a way in which he studies colour and form in his work as an architect.

Exhibitions at Solliden Palace

Each year, two exhibitions are shown in parallel. One is a seasonal exhibition on a royal theme, and the other is a permanent exhibition about the palace.

The exhibitions and the palace grounds are open daily between 11:00 and 18:00, from 16 May to 15 September.

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