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Stay at: The Hoxton, Shoreditch

Intrigued by its trendy-yet-informal interior, and its relaxed-yet- bustling public spaces, we were keen to find out more about The Hoxton, Shoreditch. We met with CEO Sharan Pasricha, who proudly describes the brand as being fiercely independent and fiercely local.

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Lagom #4

With stories from Singapore to Brooklyn, South Africa to Greenland, issue four is our most global yet. If this issue has a theme, it would be the idea of breathing new life into the old — whether that’s keeping traditions alive in our northernmost stop of Greenland, bringing silent film scoring into the 21st century, transforming a derelict building into a thriving community space in Belgrade, or shipping rum by wind-powered tall ship across the Atlantic. 

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Space to Play With

Jaime Boddorff speaks to the New York musicians working from their living spaces, and finds that a lack of work/life separation isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

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Stay at: Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita, Italy

Daniele Kihlgren’s Italian retreat might change your opinion of spending the night in an ancient cave.

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July finds

A selection of great products for July — the first in our series of monthly ‘finds’ from around the web.

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A year at Brewbot Belfast

​Friends of Lagom magazine Brewbot have just celebrated their first year at their bar Brewbot Belfast, which also doubles up as Brewbot’s HQ. We take a look back at the bar’s first year of tap takeovers, beer pairings, podcasts, event hosting, and exciting cocktails.

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Call of the Wild Sea

Christopher Murphy explores the importance of taking time out to recharge your creative batteries. Here he shares his passion for wild swimming and the benefits of unwinding in the sea.

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Artist Q&A: Monica Lee

We spoke to Monica at her home studio to learn more about her journey as an artist, and discover that an important part of her work ethic revolves around challenges.

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Lagom #4 in the wild

One of the most rewarding parts of creating a printed magazine is that we get to see it appearing in stockists all over the world.

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Tour of Ara

Photographer Richard Johnson — who shot our feature on Drogo Michie — has shared his photographic account of last year’s gruelling Tour of Ara in South Africa, along with words by the tour’s founder, Stan Engelbrecht.

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Marshmallow Laser Feast

Marshmallow Laser Feast is a virtual reality company that aims to help us to see beyond our senses.

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New Dawn Traders

​Powered by the wind and aided by the latest information technology, New Dawn Traders​ take cargo shipping back to its roots.

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Taboolata

Most kitchens would be shut down for having insects behind their doors — but not Milan’s Taboolata, which has them on their menu.

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Lagom #4 is now available to buy

We’re pleased to announce that our fourth issue is now available to buy from our online shop​! It’ll be finding its way to shelves at newsstands and independent shops around the world shortly after.

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On the Right Track

Drogo Michie juggles the hectic life of an art director with the adrenalin-fuelled pastime of flat track bike racing. Although the two worlds often collide — sometimes quite literally — the sport enables him to find a true escape from the everyday.

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