Journal

Artist Profile: Karl Grandin

After interviewing Logan and Nick from Beavertown about their beautiful can artwork in our latest issue — a story you can also find online — we turn our attention to Sweden’s Omnipollo brewery and their resident artist: co-founder Karl Grandin​.

Book of the Month: House Industries: The Process Is the Inspiration

While we’ll freely admit to being typography nerds at Lagom, there’s so much more to House Industries than fonts — and there's so much more to their beautiful new book The Process Is the Inspiration than type specimens.

My Craft: Pottery West

Pottery West is the ceramics studio of husband and wife duo Catherine and Matt West, whose earthy designs and beautiful product photography have amassed a loyal following. Here, Catherine recalls their journey.

Gorreana, The Azores

Of the things you could expect to find on a remote island in the middle of the Atlantic, a tea plantation would probably be among the last on your list. We find out what makes The Azores a prime location for producing one of the world’s best-loved beverages.

Beavertown: the Art of the Can

Adorned by the vibrant illustrative talents of the brewery’s in-house Creative Director, Nick Dwyer, Beavertown’s beautiful, matte-finish cans have helped popularise the format and represent the brewery’s passion for heightening the experience of beer.

Lagom #6: a Letter from the Editors

We’re very proud to announce the release of our sixth issue, which we think — in giving more breathing space to beautiful photography, and celebrating the bold entrepreneurial spirit of the world's creative community — is our best yet.

May Finds

From a stylish chair made with traditional Mexican techniques, to environmentally friendly topographic coasters to put your fruity cup of Ethiopian coffee on, we bring you our finds for this month.

Snickarbacken 7 — Stockholm, Sweden

What were formerly stables in the late 1800s now stand as one of Stockholm’s most notable attractions for those in pursuit of the perfect cup.

Lagom #6: a new issue, a new look, and out next Wednesday

In one week from today, on the 24th, our sixth issue will be available to purchase online from our online shop and will hit the shelves of shops all over the world soon after.

Gather: a modular desk organiser from Ugmonk creator Jeff Sheldon

Designer Jeff Sheldon — the man behind Ugmonk — has decided to put an end to the unsavoury sight of tangled USBs and muddled memos with a modular desk organiser called Gather.

Book of the Month: What I Know About Running Coffee Shops

Colin Harmon — founder of Dublin’s renowned specialty coffee house 3fe — offers a helping hand in book form to all those currently working and operating within the specialty coffee industry, as well as those wishing to manage their own space.

Creative workspace: The Farm, SoHo, NYC

What began as a humble barn in Missouri now acts as one of New York City’s key co-working spaces for creatives. The Farm houses a spacious array of facilities, towering over the bustling streets of SoHo.

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