NORTHLETTERS MAGAZINE NL1 throws a light on the Nordic, its stories, its nature, its culture and soul. We meet young adventurers, writers and photographers that come from the North, live in the North, travel through the North or made typical nordic decisions towards a mindful life. The North uncovers the inner calm and hidden truths about ourselves. NL1 is a guide to better understand how we can nurture and improve our state of mind and the world we have built around us.

Pictures: Morgane Erpicum

Picture: Kristoffer Vaikla

Picture: Petros Koublis

Through photography and written words, this magazine brings together the unmistakably Nordic ideas, feelings and ways of thinking. We meet artists that all feel some pull to the North, it influences their work and lives. We go for a winter walk through the nature of Copenhagen with Lise Ulrich, we get to know Iceland with Morgane Erpicum and Frederique Peckelsen, we learn about Alexander Kopitz, a bear researcher in the Arctic, or discover the mindfulness in waking up every morning with Sisilia Tiseli and her deep sense for the everyday beauty.

NL1 focuses on the Nordic winter as something you can sense: the colours, the light, the dark, the cold, the fog, the atmosphere and thoughts. The Nordic winter let you sense the magnitude of the North, its pride, its dominance that let you humbly accept that a single human being is always connected to a sublime and mighty fortitude. This insight draws you to more inner calmness and to celebrate daily life more with all its seemingly negligible details.


Pictures: Michael Schauer

Photographers, Writers & Artists of NL 1:

Lise Ulrich- Mikael Lundblad- Morgane Erpicum- Gustav Willeit- Alexander Kopatz- Frederique Peckelsen- Kim Høltermand- Eeva Mäkinen- Jon West- Caleb Gaskins- Josh Kempinaire- Mia Nguyen- Norbert von Niman- Minna Rissanen- Fran Mart- Michael Schauer- Kristoffer Vaikla- Elmoon Iraola- Linus Bergman- Petros Koublis- Matthew Leonard- Olga Segura- Sisilia Tiseli- Katherine Heath- Rowan Collins- Domonique Wiseman- Samuel Han Park- Davide Rostirolla

Publisher & Creative Director: Melanie Kettner
Creative Direction: Thomas Kettner
Publication Design: Jonas Schwartz

Published in Hamburg, Germany
Printed by DHW, Druckhaus Waiblingen

Softcover edition, paper: FSC Certificate, pages: 276
price: 26,00

Distribution: MMS Ltd. London


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