Monthly Archives: August 2016

GATHER YOUR THOUGHTS

Unlike your phone, a good notebook will not lose its charge and is always ready […]

THE CHEF WHO WANTED TO CHANGE THE WORLD

Prolific food entrepreneur Claus Meyer, TV chef and co-founder of Noma, is facing the biggest challenge of his career: stepping into the most competitive food scene in the world to open a fine dining restaurant and food court in Manhattan’s mighty Grand Central Terminal.
But even if he did revolutionize Danish eating habits and envision the most influential restaurant in the world, Meyer still works with the stubborn determination of an outcast and a hunger for success instilled in him as a child, haunted by his father’s belittling voice demanding him to do bigger, better, faster, more. And this time failure is not an option.

INTO THE WILD

Tucked away on a remote mountainside in the heart of the west Norwegian fjords is a hotel out of the ordinary – an unexpected twist in the form of minimalist glass-fronted cabins set against the backdrop of a 16th century farmstead. This peaceful retreat by the name Juvet attracted its current owner to the area more than thirty years ago and over the past decade his willingness to share the view has gotten attention from filmmakers and chefs, as well as travellers looking for the perfect place to disappear.

MAKING DESIGN MATTER

Helping humanity can be as simple as giving someone a designer teddy bear. Danish design […]

The Power of Passion

Danish singer Nanna Øland Fabricius and artist Eske Kath found each other in between exact lines on a canvas and a demo tape on the car stereo, but long before they met they shared a destiny with artist parents who taught them that creative immersion can be as all-consumingly powerful as being in love. Today they have become parents themselves and busy learning to maintain the balance between individual passions and their shared life with their son Svend.

MENT TO BE

What happens when two sisters join forces and purchase an out-of-service ski factory? In the […]

PORCELAIN OR PLASTIC?

If you feel nostalgic for the disposable tableware used in little Asian roadside restaurants, then […]

AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD

At the end of a quay in a former fishing village within the Arctic Circle […]

A DESIGNER’S WORK IS NEVER DONE

After completion of the Museum of Central Finland in the 1960s, followed by the Alvar […]