Mark Thompson

Why Swedish design is good for you

My first exposure to Swedish design occurred in the dead of winter more than one hundred miles north of the Arctic Circle at ICEHOTEL. Previously, my only ex...

Go West

Not unlike the States, where the design sensibilities of the nation’s two largest cities—New York and Los Angeles—speak volumes about their respective East Coas...

A well designed life

A Swedish friend once shared with me that Swedish summers are amongst the best in the world—particularly while enjoyed in the Stockholm archipelago. Barring the...

Mark Thompson

A member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) and New York Travel Writers Association (NYTWA), Mark Thompson is an editor, journalist, and photographer whose work appears in various periodicals, including Travel Weekly, Metrosource, HuffPost, Out There, and OutTraveler. The author of the novels Wolfchild (2000) and My Hawaiian Penthouse (2007), Mark has been awarded residencies at various artists' colonies, including the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and Blue Mountain Center. He holds a Ph.D. in American Studies.