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lagom

A Swedish word (pronounced "lar-GOHM") that refers to the perfect balance or amount of something. There is a lagom amount of text in this article—just enough to entice the reader without being overwhelming.
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We also ran the Lagom Black an Lagom White test on the TV to test the black and white levels respectively.
And," she concludes, "like the ideas of hygge and lagom it is, ultimately, a concept from a different culture from which we can all learn
They've helped their clients cultivate a sense of lagom, a Swedish concept that means "enough," while creating space in home and mind.
LAGOM Move over, hygge - lagom, the Swedish ethos of finding balance through moderation, is the latest Scandinavian buzzword to capture the interest of UK consumers.
Yoon put together a curated assortment of 13 products for Target, including products from famed such K-Beauty brands as AprilSkin, Caolion, Lagom, Mizon and Twenty Four Seven.
While these brands didn't exactly undergo major makeovers, Avon, Belif and Lagom are making waves for their innovations.
Swedish firm Rekorderlig Cider is going on a Lagom tour, stopping off at High Street Birmingham tomorrow, from noon until 6pm.
Swedes strive for balance in their everyday lives, a concept referred to as lagom (roughly translated, "just the right amount").
Nordic languages have two words, likhet and lagom, that are characteristic of Nordic society and carry strong moral power, but that do not even have direct translations in English--the closest equivalent phrases being equality and moderation.
So, while there are exceptions to the rule, we try to hire dancers who are lagom ("somewhere in the middle" in Swedish).
While the seminar reflected growing grievances felt by marginalized groupsAa (mainly Arabs and Muslims) within Swedish society, who are often identified as immigrants and foreigners despite being Swedish citizens, the very fact that this debate is taking place on such a prominent level reflects an introspection and an adherence to the characteristic principal of lagom (moderation in Swedish) that permeates life in that Scandinavian well-fare state which boasts one of the highest standards of living in the world.
They named the land Lagom, a Scandinavian term that, loosely translated, means "a sense of peace and balance.
The Swedes rely far less than Americans on formal assessment and evaluation instruments preferring to rely far more on good relationships within the group and an (almost invisible to the outsider) agreement that lagom (an important quality in Swedish culture--a search for the mean between individual and society) has been achieved.
com personal web site service and Global Servers business web hosting site, has acquired all the rights for what it calls "next generation instant messaging" technology from another Provo-based company, Lagom Inc.