Tales from the Poster Hunter

Follow the adventures, and the thinking, of the poster hunter here. Each month the hunter reveals something almost breathtaking…

Nordic day of the archives

Today the Poster hunters only has one message. The Poster hunters wants to thank the archives. Thank you for saving our history. Thank you for documenting a bygone era. Thank you for standing tall through social and political revolutions. Thank you for letting us visit you. Thank you for letting us leaf through the dust and find the pearls. Thank you for us living in a society where public finances are used so that we all can remember....

It’s better to spread joy!

You have probably noticed it at your post office, employees hauling bags filled with postcards? Yep, we have rediscovered a wonderful tradition. And no one is happier than me. Because, as a poster hunter, I know that many of Sweden’s most stylish postcards are created by illustrators who worked both as poster and postcard artists at the time. In addition, our poster artists also knew that the images they painted by hand must always work ...

105 reasons to stop staring at the screen

We only have two questions for you today: • Do you feel like you’ve spent too much time in front of the screen lately? • Did you know that we at Come to Sweden have an art treasure that can be yours? Here is our recommendation: Put away your device. Forget Game of Thrones and Instagram for awhile. Instead, focus on your home and on how you can give it a completely new look by simply putting up some art. Already a single classic ...