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Scandinavian design history

Scandinavian design background Scandinavian design is a term that represents design movement that emerged in the 1950s in the five Nordic countries of Finland, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark. As we wrote in our previous blog post of Nordic design style and razors, the movement is characterized by simple, minimalistic yet affordable design style. Scandinavian design has been a core theme in the development of modernism and functionalism. The idea in short was that the beautiful objects and everyday items that we use should not be affordable only to the wealthy, but to everyone. Scandinavian design history in short The...

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Why Nordic design style fits razors

Why Nordic design style fits razors Hello folks! One week has passed again very quickly. Time flies when you are having fun. This week’s post is mainly about the design of our razors and the reasons why we decided to choose this specific style.Scandinavian design style is well-known of its simplicity and minimalism. This is also the first reason why our razors have it. As we all know, razors have one job - shaving. Therefore there is no need for extra shave tech but rather a unique, simple style that fits your bathroom cabinet perfectly. The look of a clean bathroom...

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Shaving Poems

This going to be definitely the most random blog post so far. The other day we just Googled random stuff about razors, and occasionally stumbled on these websites about poems, (poetrysoup.com/poems/, http://hellopoetry.com/words/6619/shaving/poems/) or more specifically - shaving poems. We picked up the best parts of the best poems for you: 1. “Close Shave” by Lindsey Laurey. Mick picked up this wooden ball and fingers rolled it with his thumb, “Just place this in your mouth between your left cheek and your gum, I’ll pass the razor ‘round the contours and when yer feel yer cheek, yer won’t even feel the...

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Did the Vikings shave?

Did the Vikings shave? Hey there! First of all, we would like to thank you all again. It has been a busy week and our club just keeps growing, great! In this blog, we want to concentrate on a very commonly asked question regarding our club’s name, which is “Did the Vikings shave?”. In short, the answer to this is quite dull: Some of them did and some did not. There are a lot of myths and stereotypic images of Vikings that have been built by Hollywood and the popular culture. “Vikings” TV-series has produced lots and lots of dollars to...

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The History of Shaving

The early times of shaving Viking Shave Club just began its’ journey in Europe, but our club is growing fast and steady. As inspired by our European members' requests, we are now starting to write a blog. The world of shaving and razors is wide and interesting but our first topic is quite simple: the history of shaving and shave tech. Did you know that back in stone age, people used flint, clamshells or even shark teeth to shave their beards? Neither did we before doing some research. Throughout the history, people have used almost any sharp object available for shaving....

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