Durable Scandinavian Workwear

To Swedish workers, the Fristad brand was always a stamp of approval, a symbol for a great tradition of manufacturing durable workwear. In Denmark...
The Island of Skeppsholmen in Stockholm

The Island of Skeppsholmen in Stockholm

To the east of Stockholm’s Gamla Stan lies Skeppsholmen. It is one of the islands of Stockholm and is connected with Blasieholmen and Kastellholmen by bridges. It is accessible...

The Ultimate Swedish All-Around Knife

The Swedish Mora Knife (Morakniv) has been made in Ostnor, in the area around Mora, in Frost-Erik’s timber sled factory since 1891. A Morakniv is...
All Scandinavian Capitals on the “50 Smartest Cities in the World” List

All Scandinavian Capitals on the “50 Smartest Cities in the World” List

A global study has unveiled the top 100 smartest cities in the world and lists Copenhagen as the “smartest city” of them all with...

Functional Fashion from Sweden

Sweden is known for meatballs, flat pack furniture, popular music and not least functional outdoor clothing. The more than 100 years old Swedish manufacturer of...
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...
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