I just got back to the city after a fantastic easter holiday at the summer house. I mainly have two things on my mind: 1, Gardening 2, What to wear?. You may already know about my gardening hysteria (last week’s news), but the what to wear issue is a totally new one. (Try an eight days … Continue reading
Spring hit Stockholm this weekend and with that came an instant satisfaction with life and a great urge to grow my own vegetables. Without jacket for the first time and the sun shining from a blue sky I went to buy seeds on saturday. Now, the windowsills are full of sprouting potatoes and in a tacky plastic … Continue reading
I spent the past saturday at SSES’ Start Up Day in Stockholm to present this uniqe piece of art made by Liv Enqvist especially for the occasion. Liv was inspired by Passion and the role it plays in entrepreneurship. Liv explains the thought behind the work: “Follow your heart because it will always lead you right. … Continue reading
On April 3, 2011 Chinese police detained artist Ai Weiwei at the Beijing airport and his studio in the capital was sealed off in an apparent crackdown by the regime on activists and dissidents. Ai, who is an outspoken critic of the Communist Party, has been missing since. Therefore it feels important to write about … Continue reading
Married couple Naoko and Noritake went to Sweden with the intention to learn more about the country before returning to Japan to open a Swedish design store. However, plans changed and the couple decided to stay in Sweden and instead opened a Japanese design store in Stockholm. Now Nori and Nao sell beautifully crafted … Continue reading
As Kristina wrote in an earlier post, I spent the weekend in the Finnish capital Helsinki. Despite wind and rain, it was a very nice trip. Unfortunately, their museum of modern art, Kiasma, was closed for re-hanging, but I visited many other museums and galleries. Among others, I visited the Amos Anderson Art Museum, which … Continue reading
Big thanks to everybody who contributed to the Red Cross’ work in Japan by buying Yuki Moris prints last week! Photo from via Coda Origami cranes | Flickr – Photo Sharing!.
Gabriel is in Helsinki to visit Kiasma today, and won’t be giving us his usual insights in Art and About. But we can look forward to it later this weekend, and hopefully we will get a report from Helsinki on the blog as well. I’ll be off to Öland in a few hours to open … Continue reading