Swedish Industrial Design Foundation (SVID)

Swedish Industrial Design Foundation (SVID)

Our Vision:

SVID´s vision is to participate in the creation of positive development, sustainable growth, and increased quality of life with Sweden as a leader in using design as a method within both the private and public sectors.


What we do:

We see design as a force for development, a driver for both the public sector and economic developement within trade and industry.

We guide and advise companies in their design investments. Project operations throughout Sweden are co-financed with resources from businesses, regional organisations, the EU, and other bodies. Our goal is for companies to view design as a natural part of the development of new products and services.

SVID offers a number of design-related services in the following areas:

  • Consulting and network-building
  • Competence development
  • Research and education
  • Leading collaboration projects
  • Support the Swedish design companies
  • Seminars and conferences
  • Scholarships and competitions

Co-Lab Sweden: improving the lives of unaccompanied minors
Category: Members news

Co-Lab Sweden is an innovation lab that will focus on improving the daily lives of unaccompanied minors in Sweden. The project aims to create new structures to aid with the challenges of organisational cooperation in this area and empower the minors.

New Nordic design and public transport
Category: Members news

SVID update on how innovative design is being used in the Nordic countries to improve and popularise use of public transport.

Circular Design: Learning for Innovative Design for Sustainability
Category: Members news

A new project funded by Erasmus+ will enhance the creation and consumption of sustainable products and services, aligned with European Circular Economy policies.