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Northern comfort : the Nordic art of creative living / edited by Robert Klanten.

Contributor(s): Klanten, Robert [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Berlin, Germany : Gestalten, 2018Description: 256 pages : colour illustrations ; 30 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 3899559622; 9783899559620.Subject(s): Design -- Scandinavia | Clothing and dress -- Scandinavia | Food -- Scandinavia | Arts -- Scandinavia | Scandinavia -- Social life and customs | ScandinaviaDDC classification: 709.48 Summary: "The Northern art of life has become a role model for a meaningful work-life balance. Entrepreneurs, designers, and artists are the central figures who influence everything from crime fiction to interior design and furniture, to outdoors activities and attitudes toward nature, to craft beer and fashion. Nordic countries have almost closed the gender gap to achieve equal numbers of men and women in education and the economy. Living in the Nordic countries guarantees a good life, way beyond the concepts of lagom and hygge. Nothern Comfort shows where this way of life comes from, profiling interior designers, photographers, and experts to give compelling insights into the happiest people in the world"-- Provided by publisher.
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The Nordic Art of Creative Living brings together the people, endeavors, and ideas that best embody the hygge way of life, focusing on scandinavian furniture and interior design while also venturing into the outdoors, the kitchen, and the atelier. This book is a modern guide to nordic talent that is both admirable and inspiring. gestalten continues to actively reimagine the way in which we approach publishing with a focus on the aesthetic, particularly that of graphic design, culture, people or art.

Northern Comfort takes a close look at some of the Nordic region's most inspiring and insightful ideas and individuals.The Nordic Art of Life has become a role model for meaningful creative life around the globe. Scandinavian design and creativity are synonymous with cozy homes and architecture that combine style with tradition, indoors with outdoors, natural materials with rich colors, and playfulness with clarity. The Nordic countries are famous for their designers and entrepreneurs, who combine diligent preparation with bold execution in all fields of contemporary creativity, like design, architecture, fashion, and food.

"The Northern art of life has become a role model for a meaningful work-life balance. Entrepreneurs, designers, and artists are the central figures who influence everything from crime fiction to interior design and furniture, to outdoors activities and attitudes toward nature, to craft beer and fashion. Nordic countries have almost closed the gender gap to achieve equal numbers of men and women in education and the economy. Living in the Nordic countries guarantees a good life, way beyond the concepts of lagom and hygge. Nothern Comfort shows where this way of life comes from, profiling interior designers, photographers, and experts to give compelling insights into the happiest people in the world"-- Provided by publisher.