The Palmgren House – John Pawson

The Palmgren House sits on the shores of Lake Drevviken, south of Stockholm. A minimalist, boxy architecture that quietly blends into its environment with the changing of the seasons. With the use of materials like Granite, Limestone and Teakwood the open plan architecture of the interiors provide a seamless connection to the nature outside. Taking seven years for […]

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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 Collector – Tom Böttiger

Tom Böttiger is a passionate collector of Contemporary Art, mainly by Swedish Artists. Walking into the office of Internet Consultants Cloud Nine in Stockholm, of which Tom is the Founder, one is greeted by Artwork everywhere you look, in the form of paintings, photography and sculptures spread out all over the office space. Among this, […]

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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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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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Jules Nilsson – The Hounds of Falsterbo

From the pulse of London to the idyllic, quiet little seaside community of Ljunghusen in the South of Sweden, Jules Nilsson’s life had taken a 360 degree turn. With an M.A in Art History from the University of Edinburgh, Jules was working as a Senior Art Consultant for a top London Gallery in Mayfair. A chance […]

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