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Artek 1935-2010

Artek, one of the Finnish cornerstones of thinking ahead born in Helsinki 1935, is celebrating its 75th anniversary throughout 2010. The year long celebration started during Stockholm Furniture Fair in February. Artek opened its first location outside Finland – a showroom for architechts and retailers, which turns later on to a store. The opening of the […]

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Homemade happiness

ONNI – Happiness – is a small designer and a craftmaker home shop and studio by Tuula Pöyhönen, located in an old textile factory turned into habitats. We recommend to call in advance for a designer date and a stroll in the shop. Notice the shop has no regular opening hours nor collection, but inspiration guaranteed! […]

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Blinded by the light

As we head for the light season in Scandinavia, we wanted to indroduce you to Better View – a series of perforated black out roller blinds designed by Elina Aalto for IUKBOX. Light seeps in through the small cut out holes creating an image of a city by night. The series includes views from our city […]

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Smells like sauna

Emerging young architects with new innovative, genuine and environmentally friendly ideas keep popping up like mushrooms in a rain. Here, a true sweetspot for most of us finns – a sauna called Kyly by Avanto Architechts. We would like to splash a little! Avanto architects received Forum’s +1 Award for best new product at Habitare. The award […]

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