Posts by Alexander Brett

Celebrate Christmas Like a Scandinavian with These Traditions

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat… If you’re in need of some inspiration to Scandify your celebrations this year, look no further than these Christmas traditions…   The

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Viviane Sassen Shoots COS Campaign at Österlen’s Kivik Art Centre

The philosophy of COS, one of London’s largest fashion houses, is simple: To offer high-quality fashion collections in keeping with functional and tactile design. In support of the arts, COS

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HAY and Sonos Create the Perfect Speaker

Sonos and HAY have teamed up to reimagine the Sonos One speaker in five beautifully bright colours. It’s an exciting limited edition collection, celebrating the brands’ shared values of accessible design,

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Totême Gets Physical in Stockholm

Totême see fashion as ‘wearable art’. Pieces of clothing, the Swedish fashion brand say, can have the power to support and reflect the complexity of the modern world. Founders Johan,

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XV Atelier Go Scouting for Fall

The Explorer Collection, XV Atelier’s latest, is accessibly original. Its’ characteristic costumes, inspired by the scout movement, effortlessly conjure up both a feeling of social solidarity and harmony with the

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Nordic Art Hits the US Capital

The United States will this October be blessed with one of the most comprehensive displays of Nordic art for decades. The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, America’s first museum of

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ARKK’s Latest Sneaker Gets Chunky

Last Friday Danish sneaker brand ARKK released their new ‘OCTAKO FG W13’ model. Smooth, voluminous and featuring an innovative 3D FutureGrid and elastic top-line detailing, the Wave13 Sole Unit (new for

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ILLUM Goes Underground

For over 120 years ILLUM’s place as one of Denmark’s leading department stores has remained unquestioned. Founded in 1891 by industrialist Anton Carl Illum, ILLUM filled a gap in Copenhagen’s

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In Conversation: Rachel Koo, Author of ‘The Little Swedish Kitchen’

After graduating from St Martin’s College of Art and Design, Rachel Khoo studied pâtisserie in Paris, obtaining a diploma from Le Cordon Bleu in 2006. Her writing breakthrough, The Little Paris

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Nicholas Nybro Danish Design’s Lone Ranger, Settles Down

Nicholas Nybro works only when inspiration hits him, so he usually has several projects running at the same time. It’s an approach that’s worked well in his career so far.

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