Krukmakargatan in Stockholm runs parallel to Hornsgatan, one of Europe’s most polluted streets. But that hasn’t stopped one-stop culture shop Papercut from thriving here. Co-founders Alexander Dahlberg and Andreas Fryklund aren’t alone in thinking it’s the right place to be: clothes stores Nitty Gritty, APC and Our Legacy are neighbours.
Dahlberg, who previously managed a branch of the magazine shop Press Stop, persuaded Fryklund, who used to run unconventional DVD shop Badlands, to launch Papercut in May 2008. “There weren’t…