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scandinavian magazines nordic 2018

Don’t you just love cozying up with a great magazine and a cup of coffee to just unwind? With so many great Scandinavian magazines out there for you to discover, find my list below of the ones you should know about.

RUM is a brand and a point of reference in its own right. The magazine is about style, design, and architecture. Rooted in the Scandinavian way of life, but with a international scope. First with new trends and tendencies, but maintaining a distinct focus on the Danish as well as the international design heritage. They travel the world in search of outstanding homes with history, personality, and style and interviews with prominent designers.
Purchase it here.

rum scandinavian design magazine

Slick and modern, DANSK presents international fashion seen through the smoothly minimalist eyes of DANSK – a rather distinct style, which can only ever be uniquely DANSK. The magazine was founded by Uffe Buchard and Kim Grenaa, and focuses its attention on delivering an expert expression evident in supreme imagery, premium fashion, highly opinionated writing – a fashion title rarity – and an uninterrupted element of humor. It is published biannually in English and is distributed in 25 countries worldwide.

dansk scandinavian design magazine

An international biannual bookazine featuring ambitious journalism and photography, Oak offers an intelligent perspective on the global resonance of Nordic culture – from art and design, to architecture, travel, food and more. By collaborating with some of the best photographers, writers and creative contributors, Oak continuously pushes into new territory, with unrivalled stories about visionary people, design, ideas and spaces from around world.
Purchase it here.

oak scandinavian design magazine

Scan Magazine is a unique English-language showcase for Scandinavian countries based in the UK. It appeals to all those who have a relationship with or a connection to these countries – be it through family, business, tourism, migration or investment.
Read all issues here.

scan scandinavian design magazine

A devoted publication sharing Nordic talents with the world. It looks beyond the horizon to be able to create something rememberable, sharp images and pages worth saving. Thought-provoking texts are combined with fashion and art editorials. Poetry takes you to other worlds and unique interviews give a deeper, never-before-seen insight into the lives and creativity of Nordic people.
Purchase it here.

nordic style scandinavian design magazine

My Residence is an annual publication, covering the best of Swedish interiors, design and architecture presented by Residence Magazine throughout a year. My Residence is released during the Stockholm furniture fair in February, and lead the way for all those interested in Swedish interiors, design and architecture.
Purchase it here.

my residence scandinavian design magazine

A biannual book of the best of Bo Bedre handily translated into English, full of Scandinavian interior design projects and tips, inspiring articles and fabulous photos.
Purchase it here.

nordic living scandinavian design magazine

One of the oldest – if not the oldest – design magazines in the world, founded in 1905. Form is a Stockholm-based bimonthly publication, covering architecture and design with a special focus on the Nordic region.
Subscribe here.

form scandinavian design magazine

Fool was founded in 2011 by Art Director Lotta & Photographer Per-Anders Jörgensen. They are based in the eclectic Swedish city Malmö the “Brooklyn of Copenhagen”. Fool is a natural extension of their successful FoolAgency where they mostly work with food related clients from Malmö to Singapore. They specialize in stunning photography and graphic design as well as acting curators for food related projects.
Purchase it here.

fool scandinavian design magazine

A new biannual magazine and a launch platform for Nordic fashion and lifestyle brands. It brings Scandinavian values and Nordic brands to a global stage.
Purchase it here.

man scandinavian design magazine

Laine is a high-quality Nordic knit & lifestyle magazine for knit folks, cherishing natural fibres, slow living, local craftsmanship and beautiful, simple things in life. With the intention to inspire you to gather and share, to be part of a community of like-minded knitters, makers and thinkers from near and far.
Find a stockist here.

laine scandinavian design magazine

This Copenhagen based journal of monochrome states of mind is published in print biannually. Curating its content based on specific colours, it investigates them across culture, and immerses its readers in the feelings and moods evoked by each colour.
Purchase it here.

sindroms scandinavian design magazine

A lifestyle magazine connecting a global community of like-minded creatives who care about thoughtful design, independent travel, and a balanced approach to life. Founded in 2014 by Bristol-based husband-and-wife team Elliot and Samantha Stocks, the magazine is created by a team of contributors from around the world.
Purchase it here.

lagom scandinavian design magazine

Are there any magazines you miss on the list? Let me know!

Note: These are all magazines available in English, but there are so many more non-English Scandinavian publications available.


4 responses

  1. I just posted info on these periodicals on a facebook group of those interested in Swedish Culture.

    UMGAS: A Swedish-American Gathering Place – Umgås

    Scandinavian Press Magazine
    Scandinavian Press Magazine
    Scandinavian Press Magazine
    i believe they also publsih Swedish Press Magazine…
    Also Nordstjernan founded in 1872, is a mostly English-language newspaper for Swedish Americans and Swedish citizens in the United States. (for some reason their web page is flagged as a problem) but here is their facebook page…

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