Posts Tagged: Alvar Aalto

May I present you the master of light, Mr. Alvar Aalto

Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) is still today the best know Finnish architect; all the Finns know his name, many of us have some of his designs at home (most popular one is the Aalto vase) and his name is familiar also abroad

May I present you the master of light, Mr. Alvar Aalto

Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) is still today the best know Finnish architect; all the Finns know his name, many of us have some of his designs at home (most popular one is the Aalto vase) and his name is familiar also abroad

On my way to work

Going to work by bike is a bliss. My favorite part of the journey is the Töölö Bay. Feeling the warmth of the rising sun and seeing the silhouette of the centre on the other side of the bay makes

On my way to work

Going to work by bike is a bliss. My favorite part of the journey is the Töölö Bay. Feeling the warmth of the rising sun and seeing the silhouette of the centre on the other side of the bay makes

Academic Bookstore – a cosy Bookstore by Aalto

My absolutely favorite bookstore in Helsinki is the Academic Bookstore for three very different reasons: It has a great collection of books – also in many different languages. In the second floor there is a nice café, called (of course)

Academic Bookstore – a cosy Bookstore by Aalto

My absolutely favorite bookstore in Helsinki is the Academic Bookstore for three very different reasons: It has a great collection of books – also in many different languages. In the second floor there is a nice café, called (of course)

Alvar Aalto’s furnitures last for the 2ndCycle

Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto (1989–1976) died almost 40 years ago, but his heritage is still very much alive. This year Aalto’s world famous stool 60 turned 80 years and Alvar Aalto museum at Jyväskylä celebrates the anniversary with Stool

Alvar Aalto’s furnitures last for the 2ndCycle

Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto (1989–1976) died almost 40 years ago, but his heritage is still very much alive. This year Aalto’s world famous stool 60 turned 80 years and Alvar Aalto museum at Jyväskylä celebrates the anniversary with Stool