2021.07.11

Outdoor sculptures, a new restaurant with a focus on local produce and a debut collection inspired by nature. We pick some design and interior favourites from the past week.

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2021.06.23

”Photography is quite intimate, you get very close to the the subject your are portraying, whether it’s a person or a place”, says Annica Eklund, who combines her role as photographer with being CEO of the flooring brand Bolon. “I have always been very curious and this has pushed me in many different directions. But photography has stayed with me. I think it goes well with my personality, exploring new things.”

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2021.06.11

A new design week, an atelier showcasing circularity “for real” and a hotel suite investigating the local wood industry. We pick some design and interior favourites from the past week.

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2021.05.25

French interior designer Pierre Yovanovich launches a large furniture collection, Front investigates mirrors at Galerie Kreo and Matti Klenell’s exhibition Stay Here A While is finally open. We share ten favourites from the last two weeks.

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2021.05.09

A new brutalist brand launching in Finland and a new boutique hotel opening in Stockholm; we list some of our favourite Scandinavian news this week.

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2021.04.11

Before becoming a photographer, Mike Karlsson Lundgren worked as a hair stylist in Paris and New York. As a result he was early on drawn to the fashion industry working for legendary editors and creative directors such as Grace Coddington and Fabien Baron. Now, some 40 years later his biggest focus is on interiors, still life and portrait photography. We talk to him about what has shaped his way of capturing images and how he loves pairing them to tell a deeper story.

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2021.03.23

Stylist and set design duo Jannicke Kråkvik and Alessandro D’Orazio have their base in Oslo but work all over Scandinavia with a number of different brands creating their images, shop displays and exhibitions. Most recently they did the new set design for the Kasthall shop in Stockholm, exhibiting their new carpets collection for Stockholm design week. We asked them about interiors, furniture and general consumption in the year to come. 

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2021.03.23

Swedish stylist and set designer Daniella Witte has turned her need for a calm environment into a lifestyle, operating her business from an idyllic farmyard in Lomma in the south of Sweden. With a few small houses for rent during summer, an old stable turned into a studio for hire and and a weekend retreat by the water, she combines styling and interior work with small scale property development with her husband. Later this year she is also launching a book in collaboration with Ulrica Lindström celebrating the simple pleasures of food. We asked her to share her thoughts on feel good interiors and routines.

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2021.03.16

Stylist, set designer and interior decorator Sophia Bratt has a background in textile and pattern cutting, and worked as a milliner before changing direction to work with interiors. For The New Era she has created a beautiful still life story where she has sown tapestries from leftover textile, shot by photographer Osman Tahir.

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