Monthly Archives: September 2016

Geometry

Noun ge·om·e·try \jē-ˈä-mˈ-trē\ 1.) a branch of mathematics that deals with the measurement, properties, and […]

BUILDING THE FUTURE OF FARMING

Rural depopulation may very well be the flipside of the urban success story but fortunately […]

FROM NORWAY WITH LOVE

In terms of modern design and furniture, the Nordic region is almost synonymous with internationally renowned Danish Børge Mogensen, Finnish Alvar Aalto, and Swedish Bruno Mathsson, who all occupy special places in the world anthology of modern aesthetics. For decades Norway has taken the backseat to the flourishing design scenes of its fellow Nordic countries. However, the times they are a-changing, and now three Norwegian design companies are keen on making their mark internationally.

A GUIDING LIGHT

Arne Jacobsen’s (1902-1971) design contributions to Scandinavia and the world at large have been immeasurable, […]

Dancing with the demons

It came without warning and with a power that knocked her over. Danish singer Emma Acs was on the brink of an artistic breakthrough when a depression drove a wedge through her life and darkened everything – even her pleasure in music, which had been
her greatest passion since she was very young.
But hidden in the dark was a vital force that showed her
the way to go and gave the demons new tunes to dance to.

SOUND OF STYLE

Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Helsinki are not just names of Nordic capitals; they are the stylish […]

How Do You Like Them Apples?

An unlikely series of events has turned a tiny and insignificant island in the southern waters of Denmark into a buzzing cultural hub. Or at least for a few days at a time, when the annual Apple Flower Festival in May makes hundreds of foodies and music lovers flock to the beaches of Lilleø among shorebirds and thousands of blooming apple trees.