In 2004 art publisher and creative all-rounder Christoph Keller was on the hunt for a tranquil country house in the German Alps, far from the bustle of Berlin. By some twist of fate he chanced upon a real estate listing for an abandoned schnapps distillery. Needless to say, he snapped it up and set to the task of bringing it back to life.
Just a few short years and over 200 international awards later, Stählemühle is recognised as one of the ten best distilleries in the world by Destillata and Gault Millau.
Meander through the historic cobblestone streets of Stockholm’s Old Town and you’ll soon discover Lena M Sweden – a traditional Swedish handicrafts shop that doubles as the design studio of its charming owner, Lena M Karlsson. Quietly resting just beyond scores of stores hawking tired postcards, plastic flags and endless Viking paraphernalia, Lena M Sweden is certainly worth discovering.
BIANCO Alpine Lifestyle Magazine is the first Swiss magazine dedicated to the modern Alpine lifestyle. Whether you’re a ski or snowboarding junkie, or someone who gravitates towards the slow lane, White Line Hotels collaborator BIANCO is packed with engaging features and spectacular photo spreads catering to the most discerning of tastes.
The brothers Andrin and Fabian Schuetz were lucky enough to grow up in snowscapes of Arosa, Switzerland, you could say that their destiny of working alongside snow was indelibly cast since early childhood.
The “Vintage Lamp” by Design by Us
Sometimes we all need a little help justifying our indulgences, don’t we? So, what’s even better than bringing a shopping bag through your front door, unwrapping the coveted object it contains, and knowing that it’s yours-all-yours? Knowing that your little splurge is also helping the environment…or at the very least, not hurting it any. wink wink
Where can you find this kind of guiltless gratification? Copenhagen, of course. Go on, get your retail therapy on the Danish way with environmentally friendly design from White Line Hotels’ Collaborators Bullitt Bikes and Design by Us.