2021.03.01

The global mobility brand Lynk & Co has opened its first showroom in central Gothenburg, west coast of Sweden – also the home of older sibling, Volvo. It follows the opening in Amsterdam with plans of launching more showrooms across Europe. The space is not an ordinary car showroom, rather a community hub where everything down to the cutlery, sofa and chairs are for sale.

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2021.01.31

Having grown up on a remote Norwegian island, we asked international acclaimed stylist Per Olav Sølvberg, based in Bergen, to pick 7 Norwegian retreats that stand out in its beautiful surroundings. His biggest inspiration still stems from stormy oceans and high mountains.

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2021.01.25

Scandinavian modernism is a design movement that emerged during the 1930s in Scandinavia, here referred to as ‘functionalism’. Besides values such as democratic and affordable, innovative technological solutions emerged alongside an inspiration from nature with round, organic shapes and a mix of materials. Photographer Mårten Ryner has documented the city’s rich modernist heritage.

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2021.01.13

Last year marked 25 years since the Swedish architecture and design studio Claesson Koivisto Rune was founded, which they celebrate with a 400 page monograph about their work, published by Birkhauser. We asked architect Eero Koivisto to share his ten best cultural experiences from last year.

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2021.01.11

The pandemic has changed the way we travel and resorts offering off the grid living – close to nature and without preassure to socialise – will become even more attractive in the year to come. So what does the resort of the future look like? Regardless if we are travelling locally, or crossing boarders, hospitality offering intimacy and privacy, and a sustainable lifestyle, will attract the new conscious traveller. We list 10 retreats ticking all the boxes.

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2021.01.03

“This season is all about detoxing. We are detoxing our minds as well as our homes, and we re-evaluate the objects we live with, giving each item space to breathe. We pay more attention to quality, and look for the sculptural and organic, shapes that inspire us – in art, graphics, craft, fashion and architecture. We see the small details in our lives and our homes and cherish them.”

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2020.12.30

How will we eat, live and consume 2021? How will we travel, communicate – and feel? Will we move into a culture of longer-term thinking? After a year defined by challenges, mostly spent confined in our homes, we all long for a brighter time ahead. We asked a number of creatives about their views of the year to come.

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2020.12.29

An avid book and magazine collector, interior designer Lotta Agaton knows how to display her books. In her bookshelf books on design, architecture and fashion stand side by side. We asked her to share her most inspiring reads this year.

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2020.12.22

The new initiative Respected by Gaggenau sees Swedish designers Anton Alvarez, Matti Klenell, Carina Seth Andersson and Jennie Adén nominated

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