Dark and Moody Interior by Rue Verte in Copenhagen

Rue Verte is a high-end interior design shop situated in the historical centre of Copenhagen, surrounded by trendy bars, restaurants, exclusive fashion and vintage stores. With a great appreciation and understanding of fine materials and superb craftsmanship, Rue Verte (french for Green Earth Street) is  known for its signature style with high end designer as well as brand collaborations. In...

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Best Coffee in London 2019

It might not come as a surprise that the world's top coffee consumers by country live in the Nordics, with 12kg per person per year in Finland, 9.9kg in Norway, 9kg in Iceland, 8.7kg in Denmark and 8.2kg in Sweden. In comparison, it's 2.5kg of coffee per person per year in the UK. When purchasing coffee in London there are several coffee roasters that have a strong commitment to sustainability...

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Sustainable kidswear by WAWA Copenhagen SS20

We are so pleased to bring your attention to a delightful children's brand from Denmark, WAWA, with the designer combining Scandinavian minimalism with her Indian heritage. WAWA is an organic children’s wear brand for ages 2 to 10 years, that wishes to nurture the child’s sense for simple details as well as environmental awareness. The clothing are made entirely of sustainable fabrics and...

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Little Savage from Denmark

Little Savage launched two years ago, in 2017 with a mission to bring us back to nature, by offering carefully crafted long lasting children's clothing. Sustainable in every possible way; Little Savage produces their clothing in not only organic merino wool but it is also biodegradable. There are no dangerous toxins in the fabrics and the German manufactured leather has the highest environmental...

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Sankta Lucia St Paul’s Cathedral 2019

St Paul's Cathedral is an iconic feature of the London skyline and known across the world for its awe-inspiring vast dome, interior and fascinating history. It's one of London's top attractions and a historical building well worth a visit. St. Lucia’s Day, ‘the festival of lights’ is celebrated in Sweden and Norway on the 13th of December in honour of St. Lucia (St. Lucy). Originally a...

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&Tradition Copenhagen Cafe

Besides the ultra cool Hay House penthouse flat and the Ferm Living design oasis... It's the address of the &Tradition home and cafe's address that you should be noting down for your next Copenhagen trip! Founded in 2010, &tradition has quickly become a firm interior design favourite, with a clever mix of vintage reissues. The Danish design company merge tradition with innovation with...

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Mothers & Careers London

Juggling family and a career can be a difficult task with short maternity leaves, lack of flexible working hours, wage gap, and a constant feeling of guilt of not having spent enough time with your precious little one. Mothers & Careers Ltd was launched in 2017 by Norwegian Anette Beelaerts van Blokland. With her Nordic experiences on parental leave, childcare, flexible work arrangements she...

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Emma Go Boots for Autumn

Founded in Copenhagen in 2009 EMMA GO has steadily grown a crowd of devoted followers, yours truly included. Their collections are typical for what Danish design is known for, quality and functionality. The styles are quite cool, inspired by cultural experiences, travels and music.  What I find is that the design will jazz up any outfit I may be wearing. Which is really good, considering my...

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Scandinavian forest school in the UK.

Children climb and balance, observe seasonal changes in nature and explore the environment on their own terms, playing with what they find. No, it's not a scene from Hundred Acre Wood... It's just another day in Wildflowers Kindergarten. To explain, forest schools take learning outdoors for a part of the day, exploring the woods and collecting treasures, building a den and climbing trees and...

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20 Norse baby names that are on verge of extinction.

Looking for an uncommon baby name? Often parents choose what they might think is a rare name only to realise that lots of other children have been given the exact same name. Old Norse names dominate Viking and Scandinavian history and seem to be as popular as ever, with famous names including Odin and Freya. But there are some Norse names that are about to go extinct... Less than 10 babies a...

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