Gio Armani Perona is a young creative based in Copenhagen. In 2018, he, together with Simon Wick, founded the brand (di)vision – a fashion brand rooted in the concept of sustainability. The brand is reconstructing existing garments in Copenhagen and transforming them to new ready to wear pieces, giving them new life and meaning. Gio is also working on a solo venture within the fashion industry.
Young, up-and-coming Danish rapper K-phax released his debut single ”Oh My God” in 2017 and got great reviews from magazines like Highsnobiety and Paper Magazine. His music is often described as happy, melodic, breezy trap and he is often compared to big trap-stars of today, such as Famous Dex, Lil Yachty, and Ski Mask The Slump God.
Since launching in 2016, Swedish textile and furniture brand Magniberg has intrigued the industry with its new take on interior, introducing influences from fashion, midcentury architecture, and traditional allmoge. Magniberg co-founder Bengt Thornefors has a long track record as a designer at Acne Studios, Hope, Ganni, Sunflower, and Saint Laurent Paris. Fellow co-founder, Nina Kim Charlotte, has a background in floristry and graphic design. Here, editor-in-chief Konrad Olsson speaks to Bengt Thornefors and his longtime collaborator Martin Gjesing, cofounder of Space Magazine and creative agency Moon, about their recent Magniberg exhibition at Bukowskis in Stockholm, how to build a new type of modern lifestyle brand, and the future of interiors.
In 1936, Martin Magnusson moved to Hestra in southern Sweden to found the company of the same name. With the help of his sons, he began making leather gloves for lumberjacks. Today, the third and fourth generation of the family work together to produce both the most technically advanced sports gloves, and the most refined dress gloves money can buy.