Flow #33

Flow Magazine Issue 33 has an artwork cover by Olimpia Zagnoli and comes with a free illustrated notebook at the back and two paper bags you can keep dried flowers in or use them for wrapping a gift. Flow Magazine is all about positive psychology, mindfulness, creativity and the beauty of imperfection. We love illustrations and in each issue there is a gift made of our much-loved paper.

Echoes of our youth
Like it or not, our parents’ ideas are often rooted deep within us. Journalist Annemiek Leclaire reports on the why and how.

Old people’s commune
The Danish concept of cohousing is becoming increasingly popular. After all, growing old with friends or like-minded people is way more fun than doing it alone.

Dear me
American travel writer Kassondra Cloos always writes (and mails) herself a letter while on a trip. What’s the aim of this?

Head-over-heels in paper love
Scottish bookbinder and book artist Rachel Hazell has been crazy about paper since childhood. She now spreads this love from her home in Edinburgh and on the tranquil Hebridean island of Iona, where she gives workshops to fans the world over.

Online DIY: Shopping, banking, booking vacations or movie seats: seem we can do almost everything online ourselves now. But is that a good thing and does it really make our lives better? Journalist Anneke Bots investigates.

Decluttering my year: Realizing her life was far too busy, journalist Annemiek Leclaire made a bold decision: to spend 365 days slowing down, cutting down and simplifying everything.

Comfort food 2.0: Israeli-British chef and cookbook author Yotam Ottolenghi invites us to share his love of sharing meals with friends and family… the Simple way.

And furthermore: Journalist Anneke Bots investigates what it means that we can do everything ourselves online nowadays, about the mysterious existence of British painter and artist Dora Carrington, about the usefulness of new rituals and surprises, 365 days of decluttering and more.

Paper extras: crispy gift bags and a big illustrated notebook.