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Spaces & Places : A Taste for Tradition (3 mn)

Photo : Cauliflower and goats milk (left); pike perch, smoked pike perch pancake, and spinach (right) Helsinki restaurant Juuri 1 is leading the way in modern Finnish cuisine with its fresh and ho...


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Spaces & Places : Mixing Work & Play (6 mn)

If a Mac repair shop and a cocktail bar sound like an odd combination, be sure to pay a visit to The MacSmiths 1 (in the day) and The Natural Philosopher 2 (at night). These Victorian-themed busin...


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Spaces & Places : Square Roots (8 mn)

Brand Assembly Square 1 is the Manhattan-based co-working space that doubles as a showroom, helping emerging designers break into the fashion world. Co-founder Hillary France spoke to us about the ...


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Spaces & places : Hotel Spotlight Hotel Not Hotel (7 mn)

With rooms hidden away by secret bookcases, or tucked away in a tram car from the 1970s, and a hotel bar and Thai restaurant intriguingly named after Hollywood’s Kevin Bacon, Hotel Not Hotel 1 is a...


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Spaces & places : Stockist Spotlight McNally Jackson (3 mn)

McNally Jackson Books 1 is one of New York’s most popular independent bookstores. Curious to find out why, we spoke to store manager Roger Pantano. What’s the history of McNally Jackson Books? Ho...


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Spaces & Places : The Standart Guide to Coffee in Prague (7 mn)

When it comes to specialty coffee recommendations in Europe, who better to ask than Michal Molčan, the Slovakia-born, Vienna-based editor of Czech/English coffee magazine Standart. 1 For our speci...


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Craft & create : Back to the Start (4 mn)

Entrepreneur Adrien Taylor took a risk in leaving his successful career as a journalist on one of New Zealand’s major news channels, to instead focus on launching two new startups in the earthquake...


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Craft & create : Artist Spotlight Shyama Golden (6 mn)

Shyama Golden, 1 known for her huge, humorous paintings, has transitioned from being a graphic designer to an illustrator and, more recently, from oil paints to the iPad. Did you always want to b...


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Craft & Create : Raising the Bar (6 mn)

Louisa Canham’s business has been moulded by the people she’s encountered and the lessons she’s learned since transitioning into the world of soap from her career as a clinical psychologist. Growi...


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Craft & Create : Enduring Crafts Screen Printing (7 mn)

With its origins seated deeply in the past, the process of screen printing continues to intrigue people, with the craft seeing a revival in modern times. Screen printer Jonny Akers walks us throug...


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Craft & Create : Bamboo Bicycle Club (5 mn)

Rachael Gurney speaks to co-founder James Marr of Bamboo Bicycle Club 1 about the understated material wheeling down roads in the UK and beyond, and the joys of bringing cyclists together to creat...


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Escape & Recharge : Made in Riga (9 mn)

Agnese Kleina unearths hidden creative gems, from fashion brands to restaurants, in her adopted home of Riga, Latvia—a city on the cusp of a creative revolution—and we discover why Riga deserves a ...


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Escape & recharge : Fret Not (6 mn)

Web designer and Dribbble 1 co-founder Dan Cederholm talks about how picking up a banjo helped him to combat anxiety and how he now uses it as a way of escaping from the stresses of the day-to-day....


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Escape & Recharge : Recipe Mushrooms and Fiddleheads over Ricotta on Toast (2 mn)

Taking inspiration from a 1930 s cookbook, our Quebec-based food-lovers Maryse St-Amand and Julie-Anne Cassidy serve up another delicious dish especially for Lagom that’s easy to recreate and perf...


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Escape & Recharge : Keeping It Sweet (6 mn)

Maryse St-Amand and Julie-Anne Cassidy delve into a little-known Canadian tradition and meet the men who’ll ensure that Quebec’s historic sugar shacks won’t meet a sticky end. Every spring, the su...


Editors’ letter (1 mn)

Welcome to the fifth issue of Lagom. It seems hard to believe that we first hit the shelves over two years ago! With that in our minds, we felt like now would be a perfect time to work on some refi...