Posts Tagged: design

Iittala & Arabia Design Centre – home base of Finnish design

Visit a Finnish home and look for objects of Iittala, Arabia and Marimekko. I’ll eat my Marimekko napkins in case you don’t find anything. Finnish design is made for every day life; we eat from Arabia plates, drink our coffee

Iittala & Arabia Design Centre – home base of Finnish design

Visit a Finnish home and look for objects of Iittala, Arabia and Marimekko. I’ll eat my Marimekko napkins in case you don’t find anything. Finnish design is made for every day life; we eat from Arabia plates, drink our coffee

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

L3 harbor warehouse is loaded with design

Helsinki is known for design and has even been awarded Unesco City of Design status, but unfortunately Helsinki Design Week still remains rather unknown to most of us. This year the main venue for seminars and exhibitions is L3 harbor warehouse

L3 harbor warehouse is loaded with design

Helsinki is known for design and has even been awarded Unesco City of Design status, but unfortunately Helsinki Design Week still remains rather unknown to most of us. This year the main venue for seminars and exhibitions is L3 harbor warehouse

Recipe for a perfect Sunday

Today I had a perfect Sunday. One of those Sundays when you don’t need to hurry anywhere, you are in a good company, coffee is good and you can just wonder around the city, pop into galleries and let your

Recipe for a perfect Sunday

Today I had a perfect Sunday. One of those Sundays when you don’t need to hurry anywhere, you are in a good company, coffee is good and you can just wonder around the city, pop into galleries and let your

Design for sale at the Cable Factory

This weekend all the design lovers head to the Cable Factory’s Design Market! The doors are opened at 11 o’clock in the morning and in a minute or two the place is already full of people hunting for new design

Design for sale at the Cable Factory

This weekend all the design lovers head to the Cable Factory’s Design Market! The doors are opened at 11 o’clock in the morning and in a minute or two the place is already full of people hunting for new design

Old customs warehouse goes design

It is just an old red brick building – some might say – but for me it is something more. I just love the old customs warehouse at Katajanokka designed by Gustav Nyström and built in 1901. My relationship with

Old customs warehouse goes design

It is just an old red brick building – some might say – but for me it is something more. I just love the old customs warehouse at Katajanokka designed by Gustav Nyström and built in 1901. My relationship with

Back to the Futuro!

My two year-old declared one day that he wants go to Futuro. I was amazed as we visited this flying saucer like building from 1968 last summer, when he hadn’t even turned two yet. But after a short discussion on

Back to the Futuro!

My two year-old declared one day that he wants go to Futuro. I was amazed as we visited this flying saucer like building from 1968 last summer, when he hadn’t even turned two yet. But after a short discussion on