Summer Exhibitions – Stockholm

Narcissus Garden- Kusama at Moderna Museet.

I feel very privileged to live in a city that always has so much to offer in terms of Art and Culture. Stockholm has a multitude of Museums and private Art Galleries,  As summer comes to an end, all the exhibitions will come to a close with new ones signalling the start of the Autumn season. Here […]

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Natalia Brzezinski – Up Close and Personal.

Natalia Brzezinski is a woman who wears many hats. As wife of the U.S Ambassador to Sweden, Mark Brzezinski, Natalia has been extremely active in representing her country at all official events. She is also a mother to a young child, a journalist, a public speaker and communicator with an unwavering energy to speak out on […]

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The Lyceum, Stockholm

Found this gem on Ems Designblogg, and had to share. A building that once belonged to the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm is converted into apartments by Oscar Properties. Styled differently, I am attracted to the use of warm colours, light and dark grey and the deep blue in the furniture and the Thonet […]

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Supporting and Empowering Women in Areas of Conflict. Kvinna till Kvinna.

Today was the opening of the Photography Exhibition Les Femmes, Congo, Women and their Fight for Justice. Eastern Congo has witnessed one of the worst armed conflicts and violation of human rights that has gone on for more than 20 years, a land where sexual abuse of girls and women is rampant and where women have no […]

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Artipelag and “Earth Matters”

Björn Jakobson Artipelag "Earth Matters" photo: Vimala Söderqvist

There exists among the Swedish people, an intrinsic love and respect for nature. This is the land where everyone is free to roam and enjoy nature without laws of trespassing even on private property, and they have a name for it, Allemansrätten. Björn Jakobson is an example of one such Swede. With his love for nature, the forests, […]

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Market Art Fair – Stockholm

Today was the opening of the Market Art Fair at Liljevalchs in Stockholm. Established in 2006 by  a group of Gallerists, this Fair showcases Contemporary Art by Galleries from the Nordic region of Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland and Finland. Having previously attended very large Art Fairs which can be overwhelming, I found the Market Art […]

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Stockholm – Södermalm

A jaunt to Södermalm or Söder as it is known here in Stockholm, a district south of the city. An island that is connected by several bridges to other districts, it is the bohemian part of Stockholm. Unlike the traditionally posh Östermalm, Söder offers more diversity, favoured by the more creative, hipster crowd. A variety […]

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Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s Old Town.

I was in Gamla Stan (Stockholm’s Old Town) on Friday to buy flowers. Headed out there to Christoffers Blommor at Kåkbrinken 10, a beautiful and very charming flower shop in the old part of the city. It is always a pleasure to walk through those narrow old cobbled streets. It is filled with Design and […]

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Easter in Stockholm

Stockholm gets deserted during the Easter weekend, when most people leave for their holiday cottages, the first long weekend signifying spring and a perfect time to open up those dusty holiday cottages or head up to the mountains for that last chance to ski. Easter celebrations here is a secular one, and is a very festive […]

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ProSk8 Donate – Skateboards with a Conscience

Last week I attended a brunch at the celebrated chef Niklas‘ restaurant. The event was organised by the  Skateboard Company ProSk8, and in attendance was Jason Diakité aka Timbuktu, one of Sweden’s most loved and respected rap and reggae artists. Jason signed all the boards that were bought on the day, and for every board […]

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