Monthly Archives: December 2015

Introducing: Insta guest Benedicte Onarheim

Benedicte Onarheim, better known as the much-loved @Kardemomme1 on Instagram, lives north of Oslo in […]


72% art and 28% coffee. This is how photographer Katja Hagelstam describes her concept store […]

The Icy Plunge

The Nordic waters are black, bleak, and cold in the winter, and something dangerous and eerily alluring lurks in their depths. Who can be enticed down below the surface? Old and young alike, it turns out, people in search of the calm and bodily wellbeing that have otherwise been lost in the stress of everyday life and the all-pervasive Scandinavian efficiency. In recent years the ancient tradition of winter bathing has become increasingly popular as a part of a modern, Nordic lifestyle reflecting a yearning for a simpler and healthier life.

Introducing: Insta guest Vivian Valente

This week one of our favourite intsagrammers, Norwegian Vivian Valente aka. @valentevivian takes over OAK’s […]

SEYDISFJÖRDUR: The house at the edge of the World

Between sheer mountain walls and open sea, in the easternmost and most isolated part of Iceland, lies a house into which artists from all over the world can move to find calm and absorption. It is run by a group of young idealists dreaming of a new world order – and a place where obligation and human contact add value to life and art.

A Stockholm night out at Teatern

As if you needed yet another reason to make a trip to achingly hip Stockholm a priority, here comes a mouth-wateringly good one.