More color to the people!

More color to the people!

Fall in Finland

PhotoPosted by Maria E. Wed, October 20, 2010 15:54

We went to Finland two weeks ago for a friend's wedding. It was cold but very beautiful!

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Four days in Hamburg

PhotoPosted by Maria E. Fri, September 17, 2010 15:07

We had the possibility to go to Hamburg the whole family recently. It was Veras first trip abroad and I was surprised by how easy it was to travel with a baby. There will definitely be more trips to come!

Some Hamburg links:
Deichtorhallen (contemporary art and photography), Fischauktionshalle (great Sunday brunch!), Café Paris (French style café), Kunstverein (contemporary art), Strand Pauli (beach bar/club/café in Cuban style).

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Back from Stockholm and Formex

PhotoPosted by Maria E. Thu, January 28, 2010 15:18

I very much enjoyed my 4 days in Stockholm last week including the Formex fair as well as some quality time with my brother, my dad and my friend Sara. I will post something soon about Formex itself. For now enjoy some Stockholm links! :)

Hyun-Jin Kwak: Girls in Uniform (fantastic photo exhibition at Kulturhuset), Ho's (Chinese restaurant at Hornsgatan 151), Afro Art (great shop, once again!), Sjögräs (bar and restaurant close by Mariatorget), Mikaela Willers Keramik (small shop with nice handmade ceramics).

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3 days in Copenhagen

PhotoPosted by Maria E. Fri, January 08, 2010 15:01
At the end of December Erik and I went to Copenhagen. We stayed in Vesterbro and walked around the city - cozy and so relaxing! Here are some tips for you:

Restaurants/Cafés/Bars
Det gule hus (cozy and cheap restaurant in Vesterbro), Bento (small but superb Japanese family restaurant!), Skindbuksen (pricy and real traditional Danish food right by Kongens Nytorv), Wagamama (fresh cross over Japanese food), Den Franske Café (cozy and they serve soymilk cappuchinos!), The A La Menthe (cozy Maroccan café), Biblioteksbaren (old dark English bar inside Copenhagen Plaza).

Exhibitions
Glyptoteket (palm trees indoors in the winter - wooo! and great sculptures!), Dansk Design Center (showing "It's a small world", an interesting design show on how future designers work, and how does Danish design address global issues such as sustainability and new technology), Charlottenborg (2 great shows at the moment, the installation "Color State" and "Native Land, Stop Eject" about the consequences of globalisation and climate change).

Shops
Grønlykke (colorful - but expensive - interior shop w nice fabrics and kitchen stuff), Donn Ya Doll (small shop w nice clothes and accessories), Stilleben (cute ceramics store).

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The first snow and the last tomatos

PhotoPosted by Maria E. Thu, December 17, 2009 10:35
Woke up to discover the backyard was covered in puffy white snow. Lovely!

Today's link: The uniform project - created by Sheena Matheiken who will wear one black dress for 365 days only to change accessories. Read more about the project here.



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Back from Madrid

PhotoPosted by Maria E. Thu, October 22, 2009 10:20
I'm back in the studio now, full of inspiration, lovely cheese and Spanish desserts! I met wonderful people, such as Diana and Ivan at the Loft as well as Richard, Cristina and Mariana. Click to enlarge the photos.

Madrid links: Optica Toscana (fashionable glasses and nice old interiors!), Lotta Vintage (vintage clothes shop run by a Swede), Lomography Shop (cute camera shop for the lomo fans), Columpio (great little gallery/artshop!), sopa (café, shop and jewellry - mostly fair trade), Encuadernación La Eriza (bookbinder shop with interesting interiors), Nest Botique (cute gift shop), Davidelfin (interesting fashion), Women´s secret (underwear), Cacao Sampaka (chocolate shop!), Oysho (underwear), La Casa Encendida (Cultural Center), Skunk Funk (lovely colorful clothes!), Panta Rhei (great bookstore), Camper (nice shoes!), Tears of Eros @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza (great exhibition!), El Rastro (flee market), Caixa Forum (contemporary art museum w impressive architecture).



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Weekend in Karlshamn

PhotoPosted by Maria E. Thu, October 08, 2009 13:34
I spent last weekend visiting my friend Sara in Karlshamn. It was raining and windy but such a relaxed time. We went mushroom picking, visited an apple market, bought pumpkins and had a lovely dinner by the sea.

Today's link: Mustache Sisters - Nina Frenkel + Aya Kakeda, two New York based interesting illustrators.



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Back from Stockholm

PhotoPosted by Maria E. Mon, September 14, 2009 16:57
We had a long and sunny weekend in Stockholm. A little work and a lot of free time to hang out with my dad and his girlsfriend as well as my brother and his friends. Below are some links to some nice places we went.

Louie Louie (cozy café/record store w nice sandwitches), Bonshoe (nice leather shoes w brands like Camper and Clarks), Kokyo (Japanese restauarnt w very nice home made tofu!), Beyond Retro (vintage clothes, fun but expensive), Kulturhuset/Sakernas tillstånd + Sara Granér (exhibition about contemporary Swedish design/arts & craft + Swedish cartoonist), Mamadou (Asian restaurant close to the nice park Rålambsparken), Uni (cute retro baby and childrens' clothes), Östasiatiska museet/Kimono Fusion (exhibition with retro kimonos as well as contemporary Japanese fashion), Japan Food & Kitchen (Japanese supermarket with nice tea, bowls and food of course!).





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