Posts by Derya Aktas

“There Should be Street Hippies Everywhere”

Just like the Native Americans, Street Hippies too believe in living in freedom. The brand was established in 2011, in the little town Borlänge in Dalarna, Sweden and has come

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Interview: Nordsurf founder Camilo Blomqvist

Swedish surfers use the Nordic waves to their disposal and spreading stoke in ice cold temperatures is all part of the experience. Spending countless hours reading weather forecasts and exploring hidden

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Interview: Graffiti Stockholm

Calle “Klive” and Lasse “Kaos” make up the artist duo Graffiti Stockholm, a small design company founded in 2008. They started getting offers through word-of-mouth rumors and today they earn

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Ai Weiwei’s Sculptures Inaugurates the 2014 Stockholm Film Festival

On November 4th, Stockholm Film Festival celebrated its 25th anniversary.  As a part of the celebration and this years’ Spotlight theme – HOPE,  Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei had a

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Interview: Malaika Cotton – the Unique Swedish-Kenyan Fairtrade Textile Brand

“Hopefully in the future we will be able to read our history in our patterns” At first glance at Malaika Cotton’s fabrics and designs I was struck by alluring beauty

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Skateboarding in LA – Interview with photographer Jörgen Brennicke

”The best memory I have was when we were standing at LAX in wait for our rental cars. We unpacked our boards from our bags and started skating in the

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Fräulein Frauke presents Swedish Burlesque

Image: Jean-Paul Bichard Fräulein Frauke, was once referred to as Felicia, a girl with a big heart, whose hobby was to collect beautiful lingerie. Her interest for femininity and fashion

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