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Interview: Designer Nina Z on NYC’s Clog Craze

  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

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Viveca Sten – Swedish Nordic Noir author

After being introduced to my first Nordic Noir author to watch for 2015, I was delighted when I was brought a deserving second author who is building momentum on the

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How to keep warm: Nordic Winter Street Style

Wondering how people from the Nordics shop in style when it’s below zero? Wrapped in gorgeous layers, of course! Furs, silks, wools and scarves galore, the shoppers in the Nordic

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Friday Fever: Last Weekend

The Nordics had quite a busy music and culture schedule last weekend, with world-renowned events warming up inhabitants and visitors. Stockholm Film Festival In Sweden we had the launch of

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Interview: Kristina Ohlsson-Nordic acclaimed author

Kristina Ohlsson has joined the highly acclaimed Nordic crime writer’s list which is growing in names and interest year on year. Sweden is undoubtedly seen as one of the leaders

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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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P.O. Enquist, The Hour of the Lynx

Per Olov Enquist P.O. Enquist was born in Västerbotten, Sweden in 1934. His father Elof Enquist sadly passed away when Per Olov was an infant, so he was brought up

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Author: Dagmar Lange – Where it all began

Dagmar Lange Dagmar Lange is undoubtedly one of the original Nordic Noir writers, and this is a fact accepted by her membership as one of the original 13 members of

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Hakan Nesser- Swedish literary giant

The author Hakan Nesser Hakan Nesser was born in 1950 on the 21st of February in Kumla, Sweden. Hakan was born to mother Mary, a clerk and father Sven August, a

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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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