ABOUT & Contact




NORTHLETTERS  is a small Publishing House in Hamburg for the print magazine NORTHLETTERS MAGAZINE and for the digital Mindfulness & Meditation class Nordic & Mindful. It was created as a space to get positive vibes for soul and mind.

PUBLISHER Melanie Kettner, born in Switzerland, studied Psycholinguistics and History of Mentality at University in Hamburg. She is continuously visiting University based Mindfulness & Meditation classes in London and at the University of Los Angeles, Mindfulness Awareness Research Center. She is a Naturopath for Psychotherapy and practices Mindfulness Meditation for more than 15 years now.

CREATIVE DIRECTOR Thomas Kettner is a renowned Photographer, Film Director, CEO and Publisher, born in 1960 in Germany and grown up in South Africa. He is working worldwide for more than 30 years for fashion and advertising clients like Mercedes, BOSS, Baldessarini, OLYMP, Lufthansa and many more.  Decorated with numerous international awards for more than 3 decades, he is used to support young emerging photographers he believes in. He was member of the board of the German Association of Freelance Photographers and Filmmakers for more than 10 years.

Stockists of our print magazines:

Lorem(Not) Ipsum



Print Matters

Timeless Linen

Magazine Heaven

Travelling Basket



Frab’s Magzines

Botanical Atelier: 19A Arwenack Street, Falmouth

Artwords/ Broadway Market: 20-22 Broadway Market, London

Ideas on Paper:First Floor, 4b Cobden Chambers, Pelham St., Nottingham

Artwords/ Riving Street: 69 Rivington St, London

Charlotte Street News: 66 Charlotte St, Bloomsbury, London

Good news: 654 High Rd Leyton, London

Rococo: 12 Elgin Cres, London

Regent News:45 Beak Street, London

Shreeji:6 Chiltern Street, London

WH Smith Selfridges:400 Oxford Street, London

Magazine Brighton: 22 Trafalgar Street Brighton


Singapore: Basheer Graphics

Taiwan: The Smith Project

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Armgartstrasse 20
22087 Hamburg