A Salon on Ethics and Aesthetics

Should social responsibility set the parameters on design, or should creativity flow and then be […]

SALES & BRAND PARTNERSHIP POSITION

Oak is looking for a sales & brand partnerships profile to join our team. Oak […]

CONSCIOUS CREATIVITY Salon Series

In the month of May and June Oak will host 2 salons in a CONSCIOUS […]

Blique by Nobis

Newly opened Stockholm hotel Blique by Nobis has been designed by the eminent Wingårdhs firm […]

Woodstockholm’s Two Faces

Beyond hybrid barber shop cafes, Woodstockholm brings Scandinavia’ most prolific cultural exports under its purview […]

Sweden’s Gendered Public Space

“The world has been designed around one very specific man,” states British journalist Caroline Criado […]

Curating the Future

Curatorship has become speculative in exhibition centres across Sweden. Stockholm’s ArkDes and Malmö’s Form/Design Centre are […]

Never odd or even / Neve ro ddo reveN

From April 6th until June 10th, 2019 the MUNKERUPHUS exhibition space on the North coast of […]

FÄRG & BLANCHE’S Succession

Standing out at Stockholm Design Week was The Baker’s House exhibition from French-Swedish design studio […]

Reflections at the Oak x WinterSpring Salon

On March 26th guests joined Charlotte Lynggaard, creative director of Ole Lyngaard Copenhagen, and Jette […]

Legacy & Innovation at the Oak x Winterspring Salon

Join Charlotte Lynggaard, creative director of Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen, and Jette Egelund, second-generation and co-owner […]

Design Across Disciplines at the Oak x WS Salon

Space Copenhagen co-founder Signe Bindslev Henriksen and textile designer Margrethe Odgaard will be discussing ‘Designing […]

Tender &Tradition

It was the gem-like gleam of &Tradition’s new Loafer collection in yellow velvet that beckoned […]

Totem by Cathrine Raben Davidsen

Danish visual artist Cathrine Raben Davidsen is presenting her new solo exhibition Totem in the […]

Collaborative Copenhagen at the second Oak x Winterspring Salon

Join floral stylist Poppykalas and jewellery designer Trine Tuxen at the second Oak x Winterspring […]

Sincere Design at the Oak x Winterspring Salon

It was the discovery of uncanny similarities between their design philosophies that guided the conversation between […]

Thorvaldsen’s Museum

Thorvaldsen’s Museum in Copenhagen is a single-artist gallery dedicated to the work and private collection […]

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Located 35 minutes by train from Copenhagen in the unassuming town of Humlebæk is the […]

Ceramicist Inge Vincents

Inspiration often comes from mistakes for ceramicist Inge Vincents – a broken bowl, a twisted […]

Galleri Nicolai Wallner

For 25 years Galleri Nicolai Wallner has been the staple of Copenhagen’s contemporary art scene. […]

Curated Copenhagen

Curated Copenhagen is a homage to Oak’s hometown and the female pioneers who cultivate its […]

Objects with Love

An unexpected delight of 2018’s Biennale Interieur in Kortrijk, Belgium was the un-assuming Objects with […]

Oak x Winterspring Salon Series

On the 28th of November, Oak – The Nordic Journal will host the first of […]

The First Oak x Winterspring Salon

The first Oak x Winterspring Salon Series was held on the 28th of November at […]

Designmuseum Danmark

Set in the former Royal Frederik’s Hospital, Designmuseum Danmark is the exclamation point on the […]

Partnerships at the second Oak x Winterspring Salon

“My collaborations have been my teachers,” said floral stylist Thilde Maria Kristensen at the January 30th Oak x […]

Kunsthal Charlottenborg’s ‘Big Art’ Exhibition

Kunsthal Charlottenborg celebrates scale in their latest exhibition ‘Big Art’ – on display from the […]

Biennale Interieur in Kortrijk, Belgium

The sight of a group of 15-year-old boys in awe of an intricate Conrad Willems […]

Radisson Collection, Strand Hotel

Permeable is not a word often evoked by architects when describing their vision. Yet, this […]

London Design Festival Highlights

From the 15th to the 23rd of September, the London Design Festival will take its […]

CHART

Running from the 31st of August to the 2nd of September is CHART; a creative […]

Christian Puglisi’s Seed Exchange Feast

As part of Copenhagen’s Cooking & Food Festival, culinary innovator Christian Puglisi – of Copenhagen’s […]

Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival: Frederiksberg Harvest Feast

The Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival kicks off today with the Frederiksberg Harvest Feast; the […]

Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival

Copenhagen’s annual Cooking & Food Festival is about to get underway, with 100 food-centric events […]

Alma – STOCKHOLM’S NEW CREATIVE HEART

Since it opened its doors just over a year ago, Alma, which markets itself as […]

Hilda Hellström

Hilda Hellström loves to work with her hands. From her studio just outside Copenhagen’s city centre, […]

Nordic Retreats – Osprey Nest

Architects and inventive home owners across the Nordics are re-envisioning the simple summer house. Some retain […]

Nordic Traces: Olafur Eliasson x David Thulstrup

Olafur Eliasson and David Thulstrup are sharing snapshots from their lives and creative spaces to […]

The Steilneset Memorial, Norway

The art offerings of the Nordics are well established: from the capitals’ gleaming national galleries […]

Nordic Traces: Babba C Rivera x Sophie Bille Brahe

Babba C Rivera and Sophie Bille Brahe are sharing snapshots from their lives and creative […]

Nordic Traces: Bozarth Fornell x Wang & Söderström

Wang & Söderström and Andreas Bozarth Fornell are sharing snapshots from their lives and creative […]

3 Days of Design Highlights

On the 24th of May Denmark’s annual 3 Days of Design event kicked off in […]

Nordic Traces: Cathrine Raben Davidsen and Kia Utzon-Frank

Cathrine Raben Davidsen and Kia Utzon-Frank are sharing snapshots from their lives and their creative […]

NORDIC TRACES PODCASTS SERIES

Introducing the second series of podcasts on Nordic innovators from the pages of Oak volume […]

Oak and 3 Days of Design at Moltkes Palæ

On the 25th of May, as part of Denmark’s annual 3daysofdesign event, Oak is participating […]

Babba C Rivera: In the Right Place

Swedish-born, New York-based Babba C Rivera is a marketing and advertising guru who at 27 has […]

Rødder: Catering for Ambiance

A spontaneous lunch in a French vineyard is where food project Rødder finds its idyllic […]

Celebrating Vol.09 at the FvF Friends Space

To mark the launch of Volume 09, The Creative Spaces Issue, Oak co-hosted an event in collaboration […]

Living With Colour

Forget the popular perception of Nordic design as limited to neutral hues. These designers are daring […]

Sophie Bille Brahe: A room of one´s own

The jewellery designer Sophie Bille Brahe explains how working in a former school in the centre […]

Art Escapes: Artipelag

The art offerings of the Nordics are well established: from the capitals’ gleaming national galleries […]

Olafur Eliasson: A studio beyond

Studio Olafur Eliasson’s latest publication Open House is a “candid self-portrait of the studio.” Oak stopped […]

Art Escapes: Cisternerne

The art offerings of the Nordics are well established: from the capitals’ gleaming national galleries […]

Artist Residencies: Ørslev Kloster

Located in the Danish countryside between the towns of Viborg and Skive, this creative residence […]

Artist Residencies: Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale

Stepping away from the daily, sometimes chaotic, routine of answering emails, networking, event planning, and […]

Oliver Gustav and his Copenhagen Studio

Danish designer and creative consultant Oliver Gustav is among the most revered tastemakers in contemporary design. […]

Organic functionalism

For almost a century, Alvar Aalto has been synonymous with the very best of Finnish design. […]

Redefining Retail: Bozarth Fornell

BOZARTH FORNELL – ACNE STUDIOS (PARIS) When Andreas Bozarth Fornell (of Bozarthfornell architects) designed this […]

At home with music

For Copenhagen’s booming creative scene, music and creativity go hand in hand. Here, Oak and Sonos […]

DesignMarch: Hanna Whitehead

Although the most important design festival in Iceland has once again successfully wrapped another year, […]

DesignMarch 2018: Reykjavik

DesignMarch 2018 is just around the corner. In less than a week, the most northerly […]

Dinesen: Old meets new

Over the past few years, much has been made of the “New Nordic” movement in […]

Carl Hansen & Søn: Reinventing Quality

Furniture company Carl Hansen & Søn and designer Anker Bak might not seem like an obvious […]

Vipp: Thinking Big

In his 11-year tenure as chief designer at storied Danish design brand Vipp, Morten Bo Jensen […]

Stine Goya: Wild at Heart

Danish fashion designer Stine Goya’s collaborations with some of the brightest artistic talents at home and abroad […]

NORDIC TRACES: colour in everything

To mark the launch of Oak volume 8, Swedish photographer and set designer Tekla Evelina […]

Tina Seidenfaden Busck in: THE APARTMENT

Tina Seidenfaden Busck’s design gallery The Apartment is a celebration of her impeccably eclectic taste in […]

Nordic Design in Paris

It’s been 25 years since The Dansk Møbelkunst Gallery opened its doors to the public, […]

Cecilie Bahnsen: Cutting a dash

Copenhagen-native Cecilie Bahnsen’s well-crafted, luxurious take on romantic womenswear has made her the ambassador of a […]

Nordic Traces Podcasts

Oak’s new series of podcasts, Nordic Traces, brings the magazine to life through inspiring discussions […]

Nordic Traces: Designing For Life 

Mette and Rolf Hay are sharing snapshots from their lives and of Hay’s design inspirations, […]

The Visionaries: Tekla Evelina Severin

Swedish photographer and set designer Tekla Evelina Severin is a truly modern innovator. Trained as […]

Making HAY: Rolf & Mette Hay bring good design to all

Rolf and Mette Hay turned their passion into a global phenomenon with their eponymous brand […]

NORDIC TRACES: Show and Tell

To mark the launch of Oak volume 8, Kieran Long, director of ArkDes in Stockholm […]

Nordic Traces: Make what you love

To celebrate the launch of Oak volume 8, chef Christian Puglisi and craft beer brand […]

Nordic Traces Podcasts

Introducing a new series of podcasts on Nordic innovators from the pages of Oak volume […]

NORDWIND

For the first time ever, NORDWIND festival has brought together artists from very different parts of […]

Maria Foerlev on contemporary culture

Nordic curators across art and design are pushing the boundaries of their disciplines with a […]

Southern Sweden Creatives: Introducing Stoft

Southern Sweden’s next generation of design talent has been brought together for a unique exhibition […]

Southern Sweden Creatives: Introducing Sara Robertsson

Southern Sweden’s next generation of design talent has been brought together for a unique exhibition […]

Southern Sweden Creatives: Introducing Ola Giertz

Southern Sweden’s next generation of design talent has been brought together for a unique exhibition […]

Southern Sweden Creatives: Introducing Naemi Gustavsson

Southern Sweden’s next generation of design talent has been brought together for a unique exhibition […]

Southern Sweden Creatives: Introducing Kunsik Choi

Southern Sweden’s next generation of design talent has been brought together for a unique exhibition […]

Southern Sweden Creatives: Introducing Jenny Nordberg

Southern Sweden’s next generation of design talent has been brought together for a unique exhibition […]

Southern Sweden Creatives: Introducing Hanna Hansdotter

Southern Sweden’s next generation of design talent has been brought together for a unique exhibition […]

Southern Sweden Creatives: Introducing Glen Baghurst

Southern Sweden’s next generation of design talent has been brought together for a unique exhibition […]

Southern Sweden Creatives: Introducing Andréason & Leibel

Southern Sweden’s next generation of design talent has been brought together for a unique exhibition […]

Southern Sweden Creatives: Looking South

Design has long been one of Scandinavia’s greatest exports, with an industry known for producing considered, organic […]

Southern Sweden Creatives: What’s Your DNA?

One Two Three Swing!

Danish art collective Superflex is widely known for their radical project Superkilen, a kaleidoscopic public park […]

Raising the Barr

The best buildings allow their owners to explore a myriad of possibilities within their walls; […]

Introducing Oak Vol. 8 – The Innovation Issue

The eighth issue of Oak introduces the Nordic innovators who are breaking new ground across […]

Book launch Huse i Tisvilde

Book launch of the new book Huse i Tisvilde, Art Direction by Oak Publishing. The […]

Editorial Assistant

There is opportunity for an editorial assistant to join the team at Oak – The […]

Communication & PR intern

There is opportunity to join the team at Oak – The Nordic Journal for a […]

Southern Sweden Creatives: What’s Your DNA?

A unique new exhibition at Dutch Design Week is showcasing the work of a selection […]

Secret Garden

Denmark’s second city Aarhus is the European Union’s capital of culture 2017. As a part […]

Finding Darkness in the Light

To paraphrase the meme, sometimes, modern life comes at you fast. And for over a […]

Follow the Red Thread during 3 Days of Design

3 Days of Design – Copenhagen’s annual design festival – is upon us and brands […]

PASTEL HEAVEN

Copenhagen-based fashion designer Stine Goya is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of her eponymous label, and her effortless […]