Born Out of Scandinavian Weather

This year, the Swedish footwear company Tretorn celebrates its 50th Anniversary of the Nylite tennis shoe.  The same Scandinavian country that brought us safe...
Art and Culture in Sweden

Art and Culture in Sweden

As a conqueror rather than the conquered, Sweden developed strong cultural traditions, particularly in theatre, music and dance. Diplomatic and commercial links with Europe...

Hästens – The Swedish Dream Factory

Pehr Adolf Janson had a dream – to make the world’s best handcrafted beds and for five generations, the company he founded in 1852...

Life in Lapland

The indigenous Sami of northern Scandinavia, a hardy semi-nomadic people, can trace their roots back thousands of years. The Sami call themselves “the people of...
A Swedsh BBQ Revolution

A Swedish BBQ Revolution

Swedish luxury brand Röshults has launched a charcoal grill where the glow bed is agitated by inaudible infrasound. It'as a Swedish BBQ revolution. One of...
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14 Funny Facts about Scandinavia

Usually Scandinavia is associated with winter sports and fjords; countries inhabited by tall, statuesque blondes and Vikings.  Yet there is so much more to...
Cool Scandinavian Looks

Cool Scandinavian Looks

Scandinavian design is elegant, light, sparse, shows respect for natural materials, and is made with superb craftsmanship. Say “Scandinavian design” and most people visualize furniture,...
Swedish Design Goes Milan

Swedish Design Goes Milan

Sweden Design Moves is a four-year program of promoting Swedish architecture, design and fashion around the world. 4 to 9 April this year a...

Totally Swedish in London

Yes, there is shops in London called Totally Swedish. It was founded by Annethe Nathan and Teresia Bergsand in 2005. Initially their intention was...

Scandinavian Places in a Nutshell

Whether you’re in a car or coach, on a bicycle, boat or train, on foot or on skis, the Scandinavian countries have an enormous...
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