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Culture swap Destination inspiration

COMPILED BY LAURA IISALO

Wild wonders of Iceland The dramatic landscape of the island is a source of inspiration that captures the essence of the Arctic spirit.

FI NNAI R FLIES TO

Reykjavik (KEF) six times a week.

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1 — ARTSY TO U C H The limited and signed edition cyanotype by Inga Lísa Middleton captures the force of nature. Available at ­ingalisamiddleton.com from €200 2 — K N I T ’ N EASY A Merino wool one-piece by Farmers Market keeps the little ones warm and cosy. Available at hrim.is €128 3 — G O L DEN CATC H The Gold Asterias bracelet by Aurum symbolises the graceful waves of the Westfjords coast. Available at aurum.is €183 4 — S EC R ET I N G R EDI E NT Hand harvested at the Westfjords, Saltverk’s liquorice salt adds an edge to any dish. Available at saltverk.com €10.50 5 — L AVA LOVE The Lava Appliqué cotton cushion with silk velvet appliqué by Scintilla echoes the extreme nature of the fiery island. Available at scintilla.is €132 6 — FLYI NG FOR M This little Krummi bird by Ihanna Home makes a striking clothes hanger. Available at ihanna.net €41.50 7 — B LOW I NG SOUNDS Iceland’s musical icon Björk sought support from a 12-piece Icelandic flute ensemble for her ninth studio album, Utopia. Available at roughtrade.com €28

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PHOTOS BY COMPANIES

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Blue Wings Balance issue April 2018  
Blue Wings Balance issue April 2018