Brooklyn-based writer and freelance culture hound Michael Braithwaite inherited an interest in design, objects, and personal style from her father and has a long-held love of the clean lines and color palates used by Nordic designers. When she's not writing, she enjoys spotting fashion and lifestyle trends and thinking about what they say about cultural shifts and interests. When she's not doing that, she's probably reading a book about ill-fated Polar expeditions of the early 20th Century.
After what seemed like an interminably long, dark winter, summer has finally arrived and with it, an emphasis on color, clarity, vibrancy, and, maybe most importantly, light. Here in New
Back in the summer of 2013, Anna Lundberg and Andrew Heffernan were walking around Gothenburg, Sweden when they noticed something big. Or rather, something relatively small: men’s belts. Unlike back in the their
Danish-born, New York City-based designer Camilla Staerk creates pieces that somehow manage to exist in a world of concrete tactility and the gauzy shadows of early morning dreams. Growing up
Whether it’s Danish beer halls, Icelandic cuisine, or handmade Swedish clogs, it’s hard not to notice that New York is having a bit of a love affair with all things
When Swedish-born, Brooklyn-based clog designer Nina Z decided to introduce some of her home country’s fashion flavor to New York in 2008, she found herself alone in a sea of city