NL Magazine

NL MAGAZINE Vol 1-3 is our Print Magazine, with worldwide distribution in London UK.


Pictures: Valerie Schöneich

Our homes, gardens and landscapes change our habits, minds and feelings. They respond to emotional needs and are touching our souls. Home is the place where we belong.

Our homes are a symbol for the process of growing, of leaving something incomplete, they help us to learn to let go, to rest, to accept, to find some peace finally. And thus growing a garden or a home is an ever evolving process, and at the same time with a grounding and peace bringing effect. We learn to live the process, instead of becoming blind while staring at the result.

Understanding and creating a home is a lesson for life, where we can practise to give up perfectionism, to accept setbacks and where we can adapt humility, when things turned out  in a way we haven’t ever expected or planned.

Pictures: Lina Östling

The NL3 writers and photographers are seeking out solace in the beauty of homes, gardens & landscape, looking for the comfort and ease of our homes. At home we set the atmosphere and rhythm of our day, we restore our human balance, far away from the hectic outside world.

Our homes are our favourite places, full of items with a special meaning to us, secure places where we can relax and reenergize, a space where we never feel lost.

Pictures: MirjanRooze

A home is like a vessel carrying memories. A home can balance us with a deep sense of security, when we encounter it with a soft respect and understanding. Smell of wood, smoke of a fireplace, fading afternoon light, the evolving morning peace and quiet in the garden- we learn what the place is all about and why this now is our place and our home.

Picture: Andre Reuter

Picture: Gunn Kristin Monsen

Picture: Kristoffer Vaikla

NL3 can be ordered at our stockists here
Publisher: Melanie Kettner
Creative Director: Thomas Kettner
Publication Design: Rowan Collins
Cover Photography: Norbert von Niman
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Printed by Druckhaus Waiblingen
Remstal-Bote GmbH
Distributor: MMS Ltd. London


NL PRINT MAGAZINE VOL2 is our female summer edition. NL2 has a focus on the soul and gives space to a selection of female contributors from around the globe to express themselves freely about topics that are meaningful for them.

Summer is the time to slow down and to become more aware of ourselves, our bodies, souls and minds, the time to recognize what is doing us harm and what is supporting and inspiring us.

Pictures: Caitlin Fullam

Summer is the time for traveling or spending time in the countryside, time and space to discover the possibilities beyond our outer and inner borders. NL2 is telling stories about how to become and stay safe, self-aware, strong and well-balanced. It never was easy for women to define our own constraints and take care of our souls. It becomes more and more important to support each other. NL2 has invited women with a powerful spirit to tell their stories about defining themselves.

We want to inspire our readers to free their minds, to discover their braveness, wishes, dreams and goals and to express them.

Photos: Gunn Kristin Monsen

In NL2 we meet adventurer Caitlin Fullam who describes the blending of feminine and masculine energy, Nanje Nowack who reflects the art of self acceptance and Kam Vachon who inspires us to be more grounded in inner balance.

Aurore Morisse tells her touching story of being different and artist Laura Lereveur magically describes the limitations a dictated world is imposing on our mind. Frederique Peckelsen is looking for places that equal her inside, Lise Ulrich writes about her poetic female friendship and Valerie Schöneich about soul pain and self growth.

Photo: Noémi Ottilia Szabo

In NL2 Magazine Nordic female photographers take us with them to their homes: Elisabeth Sofie Hovde spends Nordic summer days in her home near the sea, Christina Strehlow shows her peaceful house in Skåne and Gunn Kristin Monsen  lives a life full of simplicity and calming beauty in her Norwegian country home.

Elise Boreham reflects the impact our homes have on our inner well being: „Home is what we make it. The more you build it and nurture it, the more it will care for you.“

Photo:Marta Bevacqua

Photo: Thomas Kettner

Photo: Frieda Mellema

In NL2 Magazine we discover the visual world of female International artists Noémi Ottilia Szabo, Marta Bevacqua, Charlotte Lapalus, Elisa Vendramin and Frieda Mellema who create a sensual and dreamy visual world for NL2. Finally we meet Photographer Thomas Kettner, Creative Director at NORTHLETTERS.

Photos: Elisabeth Sofie Hovde

Photo: Frederique Peckelsen

Publisher: Melanie Kettner
Creative Director: Thomas Kettner
Layout Design: Astrid Theis
Printed by Druckhaus Waiblingen
Distribution: MMS Ltd. London

NL1 MAGAZINE: A Nordic State of Mind

NL PRINT MAGAZINE NL1 throws a light on the Nordic, its stories, nature, culture and soul. In NL1 we meet young Nordic adventurers, writers and photographers that 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.

Photo: Morgane Erpicum

Through photography and written words, this magazine brings together the unmistakably Nordic ideas, feelings and ways of thinking. The NL1 artists that are influenced by the Nordic in 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 MEET Alexander Kopitz, a bear researcher in the Arctic AND discover the Mindfulness in waking up every morning with Sisilia Tiseli and her deep sense for the everyday beauty.

Photo: Morgane Erpicum

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.

Photo: Michael Schauer

This insight draws you to more inner calmness and to celebrate daily life more with all its seemingly negligible details.

Photo: Fran Mart

Photo: Jon West

Photo: Petros Koublis

Publisher: 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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