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Coloquy Introduces the “Tarmac”

Stockholm footwear startup Coloquy have launched their debut line of sneakers with a mid top dubbed “The Tarmac.” Available in both suede and nubuck, the minimalist sneaker features waxed cotton laces and a natural rubber outsole. The… Coloquy Introduces the “Tarmac” is a post by Alec Leach on Highsnobiety.

Stockholm: Hotel Skeppsholmen Stockholm Is a Country Hotel Hiding in the City

Looking at the above photograph of the front yard and entrance to Hotel Skeppsholmen, you?d be forgiven to think it?s somewhere in the scenic Scandinavian countryside rather than a 20-minute walk from Stockholm?s Old Town. Its splitShow More Summary

Architect transforms abandoned 36 sq m room into a micro home

When Swedish architect Karin Matz discovered a small space in Stockholm, which for over 30 years had been used for furniture storage, she was instantly inspired to transform it into a multi-purpose tiny home. The 36 sq m (387 sq ft) space had not been touched since the 1980s when its owner started initial renovations before falling ill. Show More Summary

Micro Homes: Stockholm Storage Unit is Cuter Than Most NYC Apartments

Photo via Gizmodo Whether it be due to the newfound trendiness of exposed concrete and multi-functional beds, or the long-enduring appeal of micro homes, this Stockholm storage unit somehow manages to blow teensy stateside apartments (as in spaces not formerly...

Sweden Designs the First Summer Festival Poster You Can Climb On

Snask, an agency in Stockholm, made a huge 3-D poster for this year's Malmö Festival, which is essentially a massive street fair that runs through the second half of August. The "poster" is actually a series of giant 3-D letters, numbers, and shapes that took 14 people over 900 hours to make. Show More Summary

A Swedish Midsummer's Eve Party — 6pm, Dinner

If you travel to Sweden in late June don't expect to see anyone in the cities at Midsummer. For our annual summer vacation, I was making plans to spend the weekend in Stockholm with Ursula after visiting IKEA's main offices, but was told no one would be there. Show More Summary

This Tiny Apartment Is Built Inside a 30-Year-Old Storage Unit

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When most of us think of housing shortages, we think of the micro-apartments of Hong Kong or New York. But Stockholm is in the midst of its own shortage, and with it, incredibly resourceful solutions. Take, for example, this 387-square-foot apartment in an old storage unit. Read more...

Thinking about leadership – more vacation thoughts

We arrived back in the USA after 12 days in the Baltic. During our trip we visited Copenhagen, Berlin, Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Tallinn and Stockholm. I highly recommend such a trip. In all the cities, during tours, guides referred to leaders. While leadership was not an explicit theme, implicitly ideas of leadership crystallized as the […]

Suraez bite inspires nipple clamp sex toy

Stockholm – For those who may in fact fancy a nibble from disgraced Uruguay striker Luis Suarez, an online Swedish sex shop has come up with just the thing. The online store Oliver & Eva on Wednesday unveiled a “Suarez nipple clamp” in the form of the footballer’s head, teeth bared, for 33 euros ($45). Show More Summary

Tough Day at the Office for Riksbank Governor

It was a somber Stefan Ingves, who spoke at the Riksbank’s post rate decision press conference in Stockholm Thursday. He managed the usual pleasantries but his presentation lacked much of its usual dry humor and it wasn’t hard to understand why. It is bad enough that his central bank has failed to hit its inflation [...]

Seeking refuge in Sweden

Photographer Cathal McNaughton spent time at an asylum center on the outskirts of Stockholm, taking pictures of the people he met and asking them about their lives. He photographed the migrants hiding their faces, partly to protect their identity because of safety concerns, and partly to focus the viewer's attention on their stories, rather than their looks.

SOME STUFFS: Volkano’s “Live Wild Die Free” album released today

Live Wild Die Free (Volkanomusik) is the debut album by Stockholm’s Volkano and if you’ve heard of them but weren’t sure where to take the plunge, today is the day to hear the album in its entirety so pick it up. They’ve made a video for “Neptune Moon”, or you could say they made a […]

SOME STUFFS: Stench recording new album planned for fall release

Death metal band Stench are hard at work in the studio recording what will becoming their second album, a follow-up to their 2010 debut In Putrescence. The Swedish trio are in Stockholm gathering material from songs they’ve been writing since 2010, and are definitely hoping audiences will enjoy the final results.

Swedish man changes his name to be 63 words long

The man formerly known as Alexander Ek, from Haninge near Stockholm, first gave up his given title when he was just 18-years-old. Now aged 25, and six more alterations later, he's hoping to be verified as having the world's longest moniker.

Eddie Vedder drinks wine from fan’s shoe

last weekOdd : Death and Taxes

For one fan at their show this weekend in Stockholm, Sweden, he went far beyond the call of duty, creating one of the strangest, and likely coolest things you’ll see a rock star do this year.

Georges Adéagbo: The Birth of Stockholm..! opens at Moderna Museet in Stockholm

last weekArts : Artdaily

Moderna Museet has the great pleasure of presenting Georges Adéagbo?s first exhibition in Sweden. Adéagbo bases his complex installations on the historic and cultural aspects of the city or place where he is exhibiting. In the exhibition...Show More Summary

Corpus Christi Photopost 2014 - 2/2

Below you can see more Corpus Christi photos from this year. Evangelization through beauty! London St. Mary's Cathedral, Austin, TX St. Erik's Cathedral, Stockholm, Sweden Saint Martin of Tours Catholic Church, Saint Louis, Missouri Immaculate Conception Parish, Omaha Nebraska Florissant, MO St. Show More Summary

These Shelves Are Like a Shape-Sorter Toy For Grown-Ups

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Storage can be so boring sometimes—but not if you're friends with Stockholm designers Erik Olovsson and Kyuhyung Cho, because they've decided to create a shelving system that resembles the shape-sorter toys we all used to play with as kids. Read more...

We Met the Girl Who Cooks in Her Coffee Maker

A few years ago, I briefly lived in Stockholm. My time there was punctuated by constant coffee breaks—fika, as they’re called in Swedish—because it’s so fucking dark all the time that you can’t stay awake without drowning yourself in black coffee. Show More Summary

Gay Europe Ambassadors: More Stockholm, More ABBA

Our ambassadors' second day in Stockholm involves sunken ships and Swedish super groups. read more

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