NORTHERN COMFORT: THE NORDIC ART OF CREATIVE LIVING (2018)
PUBLISHER / PARTNER: Gestalten Books (Berlin).
PROJECT TYPE: Co-editor and Copywriter.
ABOUT: It is well known that the citizens of the Nordic countries (Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland) enjoy an exceptionally high quality of life. Furthermore, year after year, the citizens of these five nations are regularly celebrated as some of the 'happiest in the world.' With his newest book, author Austin Sailsbury goes beyond the statistics and the cliches to profile a wide range of individuals, brands, and regional experts in an attempt to discover what lies at the heart of the 'happy' Nordic life. Through interviews, essays, profiles, and captivating photography of real people at work and at play in the Nordic region, Northern Comfort: The Nordic Art of Creative Living provides an inspiring and intimate introduction to the progressive societies, innovative ideas, cultural quirks, and creative individuals that have so recently captured the world's attention. Featured topics covered in the pages of Northern Comfort include: interior design and architecture, cuisine, family life, Nordic nature, outdoor adventure, and regional traditions.
RELEASE: September, 2018 (EU) and November, 2018 (Global).
IN THE PRESS:
“Northern Comfort, a new book edited by Austin Sailsbury, celebrates the designers, photographers, crafters and architects currently carrying the chill Nordic torch.” - WIRED Magazine
“Northern Comfort takes a close look at some of the Nordic region’s most inspiring and insightful ideas and individuals.” - DWELL Magazine
“Northern Comfort is a subtle way to give ideas for a happier, more balanced and creative life.” - Architectural Digest Spain