A place for stories about our work, featuring films, interviews, project profiles and brand collaborations.

Ames, Raiz Collection
Design Emergency Interview

A conversation with Alice Rawsthorn for Design Emergency about the importance of comfort in building our “better” normal.

Abstract Netflix

Ilse and the studio were profiled by Netflix for Abstract – the platform’s first series on the subject of design.

Vitra, New Dynamics in the Home

New Dynamics in the Home: an article by Ilse on the “domestic new deal” in an e-paper by Vitra.

George Smith, Ilse Crawford collection

Modern heirloom furniture combining our forensic research with the expertise of the British manufacturer.

A film by Gavin Elder.

Nanimarquina, Wellbeing Collection

Exploring wellbeing at a systemic level with a collection for Spanish textile studio Nanimarquina.

Georg Jensen, Ilse Collection

A set of universal vessels that frame and elevate simple daily rituals.

A film by Justin Anderson.

Zanat, Touch Collection

A journey to the Zanat workshop in Bosnia, recognised by UNESCO on its intangible cultural heritage list.

A film by Gavin Elder.

Kasthall, Grönska Collection

A collection of rugs inspired by the Swedish landscapes surrounding the Kasthall factory.

IKEA, Sinnerlig Collection

Our Sinnerlig collection for Ikea married our studio values with the democratic principles of the Swedish brand.

A film by Gavin Elder.

Vola, Wellness & Wellbeing

A film by the Danish company exploring the role of wellness and wellbeing in Studioilse’s projects.

Food for Soul, Refettorio Felix

Refettorio Felix is a community kitchen and dining hall providing meals for those living in socially vulnerable conditions.

Ett Hem

The 12-bedroom hotel in Stockholm has become a global destination, redefining hospitality.

A film by Gavin Elder.

Cathay Pacific, The Pier Lounge

Our lounge designs for the Hong Kong airline prioritised the needs and values of the modern traveller.

Maison et Objet, Designer of the Year

Ilse was Designer of the Year in 2016 and curated The Designer’s Studio, a comfortable, helpful networking space at the fairground.


The design strategy and physical experience for a new Nordic dessert brand, based in Copenhagen.

A film by Gavin Elder.