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Family life afloat on Copenhagen Harbour

“We were going to name him Storm… but he’s just been too sweet and gentle for such a name.” Jette was holding her baby boy in her arms, explaining why, at two weeks of age, he was still without a name. The baby stared quietly up at his mother while… Read More

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Refshaleøen -Copenhagen’s Post-Industrial Oasis

“They were fighting about whether to build a bridge or a tunnel.” Our taxi driver was explaining the Øresund Bridge, an enormous suspension bridge which connects Sweden and Denmark and, bizarrely, disappears into a tunnel partway across. “They couldn’t decide, so they built both.” While Danish design’s most popular flagbearers… Read More

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The Fox-Lehmans at Home in Green Lake

MELISSA FOX & JOSH LEHMAN. HUDSON AND BABY #2 EN ROUTE. The walls of Melissa and Josh’s cozy craftsman, a couple of blocks from Seattle’s Green Lake, are filled with framed photographs from their travels. They were married in Italy, where Melissa was a pottery apprentice, but spent… Read More

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Dot Art -Dorotea Ceramics

CAROLINA SILVA AND DOT IN STUDIO The real work happens in the evening, after Dot’s been put to bed, and Carolina Silva can make the short drive back to her tiny studio in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. Today, though, it’s early, and Dot is playing while her mother works. Read More

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Stroller in the Deep

MATT, ROBY & MAXMIUS NUFFORT ABOARD THE MAILLOT JAUNE II It’s thirty chilly feet to the bottom at the end of F dock. The water is dark and thick, the muddy bottom littered with the drowned belongings of decades of sailors. Coffee cups, tackle, sunglasses, a tennis racket, plenty of… Read More

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The Fat Hen

THE FAT HEN Behind the counter at The Fat Hen you find Linnea, pale and smiling, blonde. She is a daughter of Ballard, Nordic on both sides, and grew up in a house perched high above the neighborhood’s Golden Gardens beach. Her father built the first and most successful company… Read More