The Swedish Watch King

The Swedish Watch King

Over six years, Swedish Filip Tysander has made the watch brand, Daniel Wellington, a million dollar company. The man who has given the watches...

Scandinavian Influence on Global Design

Minimal aesthetic and innovative approach are hallmarks of contemporary Nordic designers. Creating pieces of simplistic elegance is meant to reflect the quality of light...
Royal Residences in Stockholm

Royal Residences in Stockholm

The present Royal Palace (Kungliga Slott) was built in the site of the Tre Kronor Palace, which burnt down in 1967, some say not...

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...
A Swedish Football Hero

A Living Swedish Football Legend

Swedish football hero, forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, is now honored and immortalized on a 1,000 kroner note, featuring his face. However, the note is simply...

Stockholm – The Capital City That Floats On Water

Sweden’s capital is a city of islands where palaces and peaceful hideaways line the shores, and where cobbled streets lead to city shops, cafés...
Feel Like a Celebrity Wearing Swedish Jewelry

Feel Like a Celebrity Wearing Swedish Jewelry

The successful Swedish jewelry brand Charlotte Bonde, established in 2010, is owned by designer Charlotte Ihre (her maiden name). She describes her design style...

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...

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...
Sweden’s Museum of Commercial Flops

Sweden’s Museum of Commercial Flops

51 commercial failed products will be exhibited at ‘Museum of Failure’ in Helsingborg, Sweden, when it opens 7 June. Collector and innovation researcher at...
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