Swedish House Mafia’s One Last Tour is well underway and the hype could not be any louder. Kicking off the tour with a 3-night sold out run at Sweden’s Friends Arena, this trio did not disappoint in any way or form. From a extensively planned set coinciding with never-seen before stage production, the crowd response … Read more
Last March 21st, we found and posted a new pop-rock track called “Gimme Twice” by The Concept, in the The BEATnik #23. Well, we’ve been staying up-to-date with the Swedish rock band and apparently they gained some serious notoriety as they are officially renamed, ‘The Royal Concept’. It goes without saying that TRC has … Read more
Karolina Krupa is a young photographer based in Sweden. Her photos are implicit with dramatic undertones that are represented in her choice of lighting and subject. The desaturated photos below have carnal, animalistic qualities that are emphasized by the stark exposure and offset of light as well as the costuming and positioning of the subjects. … Read more
“If people say it’s impossible we have to prove them wrong.” Swedish design students Terese and Anna are attempting something no one has ever done before: creating an invisible bike helmet. These inventors raised over 10 Million dollars from venture capitalists in their pursuit of a technology to revolutionize human transportation. If they are able … Read more
Martin Johansson is a graphic designer based out of Malmö, Sweden. He primarily designs and produces magazines but also works on logotypes, posters, books and photography. Check out his eerie and awesome work below!
Ava Smith models for the fall lookbook collection for H&M. The Swedish brand emphasizes reinforced shoulders, gold, abstract prints and sports caps. The designers notably used a dark palette of colors, ranging from plum, black, gray, green and blue.
Peter Gehrke is an advertising and fashion photographer who lives and works in Sweden. His photographs are surprisingly lyrical and tender and his uses of color is wonderful.
Norwegian photographer Simen Johan moved from Sweden to New York in 1992 and earned a BFA in the School of Visual Arts. Johan’s work creates a beautiful tension between the boundaries of opposing forces and disassociates what typically is understand as the familiar. He explores the paradoxical nature of existence, whereby the artist lives in … Read more
By Morrie Conway The Tallest Man on Earth, also known as Kristian Matsson from Dalarna, Sweden, has a sound that many of ushaven’t heard in folk rock music since Bob Dylan. His chest beating melodies are commanded by a voice that is so raw and genuine that it sounds as though he eats a bowl of … Read more