Tag: Sweden

The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| May 22, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice AMERICA-TALK, no more Filet-O-Fish for NZ, Aussies need alco-gates, and migrating man-eating crocodiles are upon us… 2016 is a progressive time to be alive and it seems only right to be taking such radical steps forward as legally removing offensive racial terms such as ‘Negro’ and ‘Oriental’ from government vernacular. President […]

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Neuw Denim Takes You Around The Globe, And You Love It

Neuw Denim Takes You Around The Globe, And You Love It

| August 29, 2015

Words by Matt Huxley EVERYONE’S favourite denim brand, Neuw Denim has done something that’s really pretty bloody exciting. Following in the footsteps of such epic fashion movies like Dior and I or, The Devil Wears Prada, they’ve created a fashion campaign film entitled 33 Hours. The film is the first in a series that explores […]

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Five Things You Probably Don’t Know About Sweden

Five Things You Probably Don’t Know About Sweden

| August 13, 2015

Words by Rachel Trevarthen 1. They have run out of trash. Sweden is so good at reusing their waste they’ve run out. Their world-class waste management system means less than 1% of garbage produced in Swedish homes ends up in landfill, with the other 99% being recycled or composted for energy. The country’s 32 waste […]

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Spray Where You Are: Sweden’s Top Graffiti Artist

Spray Where You Are: Sweden’s Top Graffiti Artist

| May 23, 2015

Words by Miranda Hine SO  you probably don’t associate the clean, polite, blonde streets of Stockholm with a burgeoning graffiti scene, right? Well, you may be surprised to learn that Sweden has one of the most liberal policies on graffiti in Europe, and it’s producing some big names in the international street art scene. Nug […]

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Global Artist: Heri Dono Hits Stockholm

Global Artist: Heri Dono Hits Stockholm

| May 18, 2015

Words by Miranda Hine THERE’s been a definite trend in recent years to promote cross-cultural collaboration in the arts, and Sweden seems to be at the forefront. Färgfabriken is a gallery and arts organisation based in Stockholm. In true Scandinavian style, they exhibit the most avant-garde and contemporary of art and public programs, even hosting […]

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Rehashing Your Childlike Imagination

Rehashing Your Childlike Imagination

| October 12, 2014

Words by Michelle Cha JOHAN Thörnqvist is a Swedish artist who exceptionally draws innocent illustrations onto his everyday surroundings. The childlike charm of his illustrations reminds me of the good ol’ days from my childhood, reading classics like Hairy Maclary and Possum Magic. The simple and playful imagery still sticks with me today, and Johan’s […]

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At The MOvies

At The MOvies

| September 17, 2014

Words by Jo McTavish LAUGHING, crying, screaming, jumping, or simply walking out are some of the many reactions that are evoked from the magic of films. Going to the movies is my escape; a way to leave reality behind and just be entertained. As a film buff, any excuse to see, converse, or simply enquire […]

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HOTEL REVIEW: Treehotel, Sweden

HOTEL REVIEW: Treehotel, Sweden

| June 20, 2014

Words by Khwezi Nkwanyana ARE hotel rooms really starting to bore you? Has the bad bedside lighting, horrifically slow WI-FI; and the likelihood that previous guests have shagged in the very spot where you lay your head to sleep, become a continual horror for you? Don’t worry; you are not alone. It appears to me, […]

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Winter Is Coming, But There Is HOPE

Winter Is Coming, But There Is HOPE

| January 9, 2014

Words by Natasha Norford  WE may only be into the second week of January, but the shelves of retailers are already filling up with full priced cold-weather stock. Folks, winter is coming. And no one is more prepared than Swedish label, Hope. The craft of making warm and durable coats is trademark to the brand, […]

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Global Profile: Sweden

Global Profile: Sweden

| December 21, 2013

Words by Andrea Love HEJ! Some describe their visit to Sweden as walking right into a fashion or home-décor magazine – but what can you expect when our only preconceptions of this pretty country are beauties like Ikea and that Sven guy from those ads? It’s pretty difficult to pinpoint the Swedish aesthetic; the country […]

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