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ICEHOTEL 2013 Designs Gets Cooler

I can’t believe more than a year has gone by since my trip to the ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden. It was definitely a trip I will never forget. This year I followed-up with Ms Sofi Ruotsalainen, a member of the elite ICEHOTEL Art & Design Group, who designs and builds the hotel each year, to…

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Inside the ICEHOTEL: Part 2, Q&A with Sofi Ruotsalainen

Here is some additional Q&A with Sofi on the ICEHOTEL, as well as the well-known ICEBAR! Tell me about the ICEHOTEL and art? The ICEHOTEL has always been about art. We select and invite designers each year to complete everything that is around you. (Note the ice that is used in the ICEHOTEL is taken…

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Inside the ICEHOTEL: Part 1, The Art Behind the Ice

I think at one point we’ve all heard about the hotel that is built with ice that is probably a world away. But it’s actually closer than you think. The world’s original ICEHOTEL in the town of Jukkasjärvi, Sweden, located in the Arctic Circle, is one of those places that is worth a visit –…