Meet Swedish Longboarder Ishtar Bäcklund: “travelling is a way of letting go”

The lifestyle of freelance artist and downhill skateboarder Ishtar Bäcklund blends art, adventure, and an abundance of joie de vivre. Originally from Sweden, she has toured around the globe with her skateboard, competing as well as creating murals for skateboard shops on almost every continent. And it all began when she started hanging around a skateshop in Stockholm when she was only 17 years old.

Interview with Reveries from Sweden

Reveries is a new up-and-coming band based in Linköping, Sweden, composed of Alice Axinder, Gabriel Petterson, Noa Åkesson, Konrad Annerud, and David Elliot. They've only been together for about three years, but they're finding their sound and gaining some momentum. Their vague indie/alternative rock has an airy and dreamlike quality to it. They make great…

Lola Loves… Patrik Svennson’s Playful Playing Cards

Patrik Svennson, from Sweden, has designed a set of playing cards which are both cheeky and playful. He incorporates the heart, club, diamond, and ace symbols into humorous illustrations of people and objects. You can buy the full set of cards on Patrik's website! Email for more details. By Helene Hidalgo…