gaming
PODCAST
The rise of metacommunities and our season finale quiz!
TECHNOLOGY
SwingVision serves up instant AI feedback to strengthen, and gamify, your tennis game
PODCAST
Values in the metaverse: Laura Olin (ZOAN)
PODCAST
The importance of ”boring” fashion tech and the low knowledge of NFTs in Scandinavia (with Oscar Nöjd)
ENTERTAINMENT / GAMING
Spotify welcomes users and artists to its very own virtual island in Roblox
DIGITAL FASHION SPECIAL
Why is digital fashion so reliant on gaming?
issue 3
Unreal beauty
PODCAST
The issue 3 special — content breakdown and behind the scenes
ISSUE 3
Introducing: Scandinavian MIND Issue 3
podcast
Web2.0 investors’ struggles with web3, why Epic Games is buying Bandcamp, and supporting your local magazine shop
PODCAST
Inside NFT festival Otherlands, the importance of resilience, and beauty tech (with Nick Buckley)
INSIGHTS / GAMING & TECHNOLOGY
”The new generation of gamers that are coming out now, ages 13—26, don’t see themselves as gamers”
THOMAS GRØNNEVIK
On the future of gaming
ART / GAMING / CULTURE
Oslo’s former capital airport now houses 150 creators, including leading Norwegian NFT artist
DESIGN / ARCHITECTURE
Inside ”Sweden’s Best Designed Office in 2021” with interior architect Marco Checchi
GAMING / BEAUTY
Geeks on fleek — Xbox and OPI’s nail polish collaboration unlocks matching in-game skins
PODCAST
Paris Fashion Week, virtual influencers, and special guest Andrew Tuck on the Monocle Book of the Nordics
PODCAST
Attending metaverse raves, fashion’s reverse logistics problem, and Microsoft acquires Activision Blizzard
SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY
Brain Stimulation uses gamification to improve rehabilitation for stroke patients
GAMING / FASHION
Tommy Hilfiger takes help from UGC designers in new Roblox collection
BRIEFING
Our 10 most-streamed podcasts this year
SCANDINAVIAN MIND WEEKLY
Weekly: Nike acquires RTFKT, the post-pandemic traveller, & Hazelight wins Game of the Year
GAMING
Swedish developer Hazelight wins Game of the Year with It Takes Two
OUR READING LIST
Virgil Abloh’s NFT and DAO plans, beauty in the metaverse, and the science behind shuffling songs
SCANDINAVIAN MIND WEEKLY
Weekly: A first look at The Next Sustainable Consumer Report
GAMING
The world’s largest gaming center, Space, opens in Stockholm
OUR READING LIST
Norwegian CyborGoats, Zara Larsson’s Roblox success, and Nike’s virtual trainers
OUR READING LIST
Queer video games, flexible batteries, & Microsoft Teams’ metaverse push
TECH
Stockholm Creative Tech Week highlights how fashion, gaming, and tech intertwine
OUR READING LIST
Fashionista video games characters, Kanye West’s creepy mask, and 20-storey wooden skyscraper
OUR READING LIST
Underwater parking garages, Volvo’s fossil-free steel vehicle, ski resorts fighting climate change
OUR READING LIST
Anti-depression brain implants, Xbox sneakers, and Balenciaga x Simpsons
DIGITAL FASHION
3 recent projects that integrate the fashion world with the metaverse
BEAUTY / TECHNOLOGY
Paco Rabanne uses NFC chip and AI to break boundaries with new Phantom fragrance
DESIGN / GAMING
IKEA’s gaming collection is a step in the right direction for mature gaming furnishing
OUR READING LIST
UN worries over AI, entirely 3D printed neighbourhoods, and cloud seeding
GAMING / FASHION
Vans enters the Roblox metaverse with skateboarding experience and skins
ISSUE 2
Introducing: Scandinavian MIND Issue 2 — The Great Tech Infusion
GAMING
Ariana Grande enters the metaverse with in-game Fortnite concerts this weekend
DIGITAL FASHION
Karinna Nobbs and Marjorie Hernandez (The Dematerialised) on digital fashion
OUR READING LIST
Psychic helmets, lab-made mini-brains, and iMessage coming to AndroidPsychic helmets, lab-made mini-brains, and iMessage coming to Android
FASHION / GAMING
Havaianas launches in-game and physical flip-flops with Fortnite
OUR READING LIST
Wooden neighbourhoods, sustainable NFTs, and China’s new super influencers
GAMING
How Bang & Olufsen’s new headphones change the gaming experience as we know it
FASHION / GAMING
Four ways gaming is taking over fashion
FASHION / GAMING
Gucci and The North Face collaboration debuts on Pokemon GO
TECHNOLOGY
Our 10 favourite tech news in 2020
Gaming / Mobility
Polestar showcases futuristic vehicles in Balenciaga’s new video game
gaming
Back in the game — Atari VCS is the nostalgic console choice for 2020
Gaming
Power play — Amazon enters the gaming industry
GAMING/FASHION
Look good, play good — Longchamp and Pokemon GO drop digital backpack