Music with a conscience

Helsinki Rooftop Ninjas – A great local band and three guys with a mission. “We’re totally dedicated to running musical & cultural events on renewable energy, like bio-diesel.  Source materials are also recycled from the existing waste stream wherever practical and we’ve even built a bicycle generator to power our live sound equipment.” Their influences… hip […]

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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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