My name is Mads Munch and I’m a theology student from Aarhus. I’ve got a big interest in poetry, art and literature. So when Contrarian approached me with a wish to contribute to their magazine I immediately began considering the possibilities. I came up with the novels on the basis of bringing forth different dimensions of ‘the good life’. I wanted to show the spectrum ranging from love to loss.
I’m Sofie Hvitved – a 24-year-old Aarhus raised and Copenhagen based girl. I use all of my awakened time on photography. It’s my job, it’s my hobby and I study it at The Danish School of Media and Journalism.
Philip Høpner is a Danish photographer based in Copenhagen. He specializes in fashion and lifestyle. He moved to Copenhagen at the age of 19, which also was the time he got into lifestyle and fashion. He works with brands, magazines and people.
You haven’t heard from us a while, and if you haven’t followed our Instagram you wouldn’t know much about what’s been going on. We haven’t shut down, we are just working hard on making our dream of publishing the first Contrarian Magazine a reality. We were optimistic and thought that we easily could run the […]
We had a chat with Claire and Marc from Slowdown Studio about them and their beautiful blankets some time back – This short interview came out of it. They are both from Sydney, Australia, and have been friends since they were awkward teenagers. They had the idea to start Slowdown last year when they were […]
Amanda Lilholt Hurup is an 27 years designer living in Copenhagen, Vesterbro. She just graduated from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts as a furniture designer. She grew up on a small island called Samsø with her brothers and parents. Today she is running her own company called “Amanda Lilholt Furniture” where she are making and selling her […]
Gunnar Freyr is a photographer and social media influencer, living in Reykjavik, Iceland. He grew up in Denmark and for most of his life lived in Aarhus and Copenhagen. In 2014 he decided to turn his life upside down, by quitting his corporate job, selling all his belongings and moving to Iceland – seeking his […]
Next up in our series of travel guide articles, we’d like to present you Robert McGuinness. He is a talented Instagram photographer from the UK – and he has been on some very beautiful trips recently. In this second article of the series he would like to tell you about some stunning nature areas, that he […]
We would like to introduce you to Jenna and Brad of the Formerly Yes shop in Los Angeles. Jenna is from Chicago and Brad from a small town on the central coast of California called San Luis Obispo. They’ve been married four years (today actually!) and they’ve got a little pup named Ernest. Brad’s background […]
It is almost a year ago that Jacques Baroque was set into the world. Time has indeed been flying and the journey has been inspiring and we’ve learned a lot – both when it comes to managing and all the inspiring people who’ve been involved. These things are enough for a whole other post, which […]
We’ve reached out to a girl with an interesting and creative career, who we though we’d ask a few questions. Emilie Lilja is a Danish model and a DJ with work in both Copenhagen and New York. This caught our attention and we believe it’s an amazing story she got. Read her answers here and […]
We visited an older industrial area in the Danish city Horsens, where we met up with our friend Søren Aamand, the co-founder of Nohrlund, at their new production. Nohrlund produce delicious bottled cocktails that are made to be as great an experience as cocktails you can order in a bar. We had a chat about their products […]
Lasse Ribergård Rasmussen is a 27-year old guy living with his girlfriend, Sidsel, in Aarhus, Denmark. They have had a lifestyle blog, sidseloglasse.com, since 2009 where they write about fashion, food, interior, music, travel and their personal lives. Lasse is currently working as PR & Marketing Coordinator at Danish fashion brand Minimum and he has a […]
We are in Nørrebro in Copenhagen as we meet Jonas and Ida in their office. It’s very small though radiant of creativity and development. They started about a year ago their clothing brand, Nosomnia, and they are already on the way with the third collection. There’s been a great deal of attention towards the new brand […]
Several big things have happened for me lately. One of them is moving from Aarhus, the city where I was born and grew up, to Herning. It should be mentioned that Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark, which isn´t big compared to other cities around the world. There are about 320.000 citizens living […]
Confused & Frustrated It started in preschool, it wasn’t because I was terrible in school, but it didn´t catch me, as for many other kids in that age. There was a wide range of subjects I had to attend and I could not understand why and what I should ever use them for. In 8th grade I […]
This is an interview with an inspiring and very stylish individual within the fashion industry, Virgil Nicholas. He started already as 18 years old and has since then embarked many exciting adventures, which he tells more about below. How did you become a part of the fashion world? Via blogging – in the very essence […]
This time we present you with an interview with Nikolaj Valentin, co-owner of the fine men’s clothing store, S.T VALENTIN, that we have written about in our Aarhus Finest. He is a hardworking and passionate man, which is a great inspiration to us. Who is Nikolaj Valentin? I would love to say that I’m a […]
We have reached out to Martin and Viktor from Klap Film. We have been inspired by their beautiful and aesthetic works. Read the interview about them and their work here. Who are Martin and Victor? Martin and Viktor is two guys who makes film, pictures and music. We are more like a creative symbiotic mind. […]
The facade is simple and elegant. Behind the facade you will find a fine men’s clothing store in Guldsmedegade 23, Aarhus. When you get up front, in front of the store window, then you will get a glimpse into the fine universe of clothing and accessories for the modern man, that they have created. As soon […]
We have interviewed another artist, Rasmus Rørbæk, but this time it is an artist of videography. He makes beautiful and creative music videos; mainly for the Danish RnB music collective ‘Hukaos’. Have a read here about his passion and his thoughts. When did you realise that you had a passion for making pictures and movies? […]
We have interviewed Christoffer Immanuel from Organic Basics. Christoffer is one of the co-founders and they have a focus on sustainability. They make underwear of organic materials for men and sell it as subscription. Organic Basics can provide you with fresh, organic underwear without you having to go buy it in a shop. How would […]
Dear reader, We are two chaps taking on a new adventure. We have decided to take our passion to the next level. We are both dedicated and determined to pursue a fulfilling lifestyle. We will take you on this journey with us. We will share our own experiences and experiences of people we meet. We will write about […]