Welcome to Kinfolk Issue Fourteen: The Winter Issue.
This series takes us on a journey to three homes where light is key: For this home tour, we look inside a festive house in a cobblestoned corner of Copenhagen.
Using the art of shadow puppetry, we explore ancient beliefs some communities had about the northern lights.
Some piney afflictions can be overcome using the powers of a hot glue gun, some tumbleweeds and a bit of motherly ingenuity.
An essay featuring quotes from a neuroscientist and an artist demonstrating the ways that the sun’s radiant power could provide phenomenal benefits to our well-being.
Nothing revitalizes tired bodies and minds more than a morning spent bathing in healing mineral water. Whether you choose to soak in a natural hot spring or sauna, the looming steam rejuvenates more than your skin.
Chocolate dominoes, shortbread Jenga and Turkish delight checkers—who says playing with your food shouldn’t be creative?
With the rain beating against our windowpanes, venturing inside for some physical recreation may be safer than slipping on the sidewalk, even if it involves swords.
Yukigassen is a professional snowball-fighting match that involves the frosty slaughter between two teams of seven on a field of snow.
No need to be bored by leftovers—this variation on the turkey sandwich will make you anxious for your lunch hour to arrive.
We asked two culinary connoisseurs to tell us about some unusual flavor combinations that have won them over.
The Neapolitan custom of caffè sospeso brings a community-minded meaning to “two cups a day.”
When the temperature drops, our bodies change: the way we hold them, the way we dress them and the way we move in them.
When the crisper months drift in, we are drawn to the home’s culinary heart. The oven provides us with a special kind of warmth and a constant flow of sweet and savory comfort.
Making the most of morning’s predawn hours can be the best way to start the day, whether it’s for reading, ruminating or romanticizing.
Enduring peak-hour train schedules, frosty winds and claustrophobic buses can be made all the more bearable with a good coat, a decent book and a patient traveling companion.
This recipe is from Mikkel Karstad’s cookbook, Spis (meaning “eat” in Danish). This fish dish can be served with potatoes, a basic salad, cooked greens or just good bread.
An interview with the Copenhagen chef, cookbook author, daily swimmer and father of four Mikkel Karstad.
No one thinks about the way light affects us in spaces more than those who work with it. Meet three lighting designers who think in fresh ways and create products we covet.
This community in South East London has seen some pretty dramatic changes. We enlisted a local to tell us about the neighborhood’s history and to point us in the direction of a good coffee.