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Maxida Märak stands proud in her own merch. A strong, powerful, charismatic performer and activist, she champions the rights of the Sámi people.

Powerful Outspoken Words

A powerhouse of a creative, Sámi rights and real social issues are just a few of the themes that Maxida Märak champions in her work.

Multi-talented Swedish-Sámi joik singer, hip hop artist, actress and activist, Maxida Märak is one of Sweden’s most fluid creators. With a charismatic stage presence and outspoken informed attitude, she’s paving the way for Sámi creators and lifting Sámi rights.

As a recording artist, Märak has a string of albums and EPs to her name, predominantly hip hop but drawing influences from many genres. Critics and fans often refer to her stage presence, whether performing or in tv appearances – in which she can often be passionately and brutally to the point. A refreshing standpoint in a sea of homogenised, groomed, PC pop acts. And it’s not just the struggles of the Sámi people that Märak touches on in her music and commentary but also the problems of general society and its daily grind.

Style-wise too, Märak exudes honesty and authenticity. She is who she is; a proud mother, a member of a unique community and it’s from her roots and daily life that she draws her power.

Maxida’s CREATOR STUDIO merch brings bold graphic motifs and stylised Nordic wilderness scenes.

Oscar Zia wearing his merch in a photo studio

Oscar Worthy Merch

Multifaceted recording artist Oscar Zia is a creative soul in full bloom. Emerging from the hit Swedish series Idol, Zia transitioned into the mainstream with his first album, I Don’t Know How to Dance, in 2014. As Zia prepares for his 2024 tour, he’s working with Creator Studio to develop a merch concept that will bring him closer to his fans. We spoke with Oscar, digging into his merch experiences and exploring his various creative personas.

Meet Oscar Zia
Huston's got your back - cover photo

Huston's got your back

Huston’s journey to the land of on demand merch is inspiration and refreshing. A compact but effective design and advertising studio by trade, its founders use merch as an extra communication channel and a way to exercise their creative muscles when ideas hit. We hopped on a call with co-founder Andreas Lucaci for a fascinating chat on the creative landscapes.

Meet Huston agency
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Merch From the Esport Gods

Swedish esports organisation Godsent was formed in 2016 and has built a legacy of world-class performances in competitive Counter Strike. Today, the organisation can claim to be one of the primal forces in Nordic gaming. With merch playing an important role in the competitive gaming universe, we chat to Godsent’s CEO and head of E-commerce and merchandising to find out more.

Meet Godsent
Valerie and Tim from Nomad Family

Always a Nomad

Based in Åre, Northern Sweden, The Nomads Family are Valerie Cook, Tim Boffe and their two children. Hailing from Belgium, they spent many years travelling and experiencing life’s nuances in Central Europe and America, living in their ‘Nomads Bus’ before settling in Åre. Immersing themselves in the culture of Sweden’s skiing and mountain biking mecca, the multi-tasking Nomads already have many projects bubbling. With their new merch collection dropping, we spoke to them about life on and off the road.

Meet The Nomads Family
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