Sunday, 29 April 2012
Sandworm is an organic art piece and space on the dunes of the Wenduine coastline in Belgium. It is created by Finnish environmental artist and architect Marco Casagrande and build together with young architects and local experts. The 45 meters long and 10 meters wide installation is constructed entirely out of willow.
Tuesday, 24 April 2012
Agent Pekka minimart
Agent Pekka is one of the leading illustrator agents in Finland. They represent over 20 talented artists but did you know they also have a minimart where you can shop for art prints?! So don't get just any poster on your walls, get a good one!
Posters from the top by Santtu Mustonen, Janine Rewell, Santtu Mustonen and Jamie Cullen.
Monday, 23 April 2012
Beril Cicek is a young Turkish designer behind this super-cute idea. Ull is her collection of mobile cabinets that can work as luggage or storage.
Sunday, 22 April 2012
Flea market finds
Friday, 20 April 2012
I took part in a panel discussion the other day. The topic was how do we live in Helsinki 2020. It was a very interesting talk and I'm happy that Helsinki is actively looking for different housing possibilities. The discussion was part of the exhibition currently on display at Laituri. It shows eight already realized urban housing cases from cities across world and scale models of dream homes that are based on the interviews with Helsinki citizens. Who knows, maybe we also have a chance to live in urban townhouses or floating homes in the near future!
From the top: Fahle house in Tallinn, Susd Highwood court townhouses in London, Floating houses in Amsterdam and loft in Seattle. The last photo is a scale model of future apartment by Tuomas Toivonen and Nene Tsuboi.
Stadin asuntomessut 2020, Laituri, Narinkka 2, Helsinki, 27.3-28.4.2012.
Tuesday, 17 April 2012
Työhuone by Jussi Juurinen, Galleria Joella, Läntinen Rantakatu 21, Turku
Monday, 16 April 2012
Small bits of black and white
Sunday, 15 April 2012
Kormákur & Skjöldur
Here is another cool Icelandic fashion brand called Kormákur & Skjöldur. It was established in the fall of 2010. What a stunning take on classic menswear!
Friday, 13 April 2012
Thursday, 12 April 2012
Kron by KronKron
I want to introduce some cool things I found in Iceland. Kron By KronKron is an Icelandic fashion brand founded by a designer couple Hugrun Arnadottir and Magni Porsteinsson. They are know for gorgeous shoes and clothes. You can take a look at the latest collection on the website (and shop online too!). These beautiful photos are from past seasons and taken by Icelandic photographer Saga Sig.
Tuesday, 10 April 2012
New faces in town
Monday, 9 April 2012
Rie Elise Larsen
What a relaxing Easter I had, lot's of sleep and no hurry! I don't normally decorate for Easter at all because to me it makes no sense to decorate only for few days. All I made this past weekend was two paper garlands from Danish Rie Elise Larsen's colorful papers and they can be used all year round. By the way, the homepage of Rie Elise is filled with wonderful things and images. Check it out!
Last three photos by Rie Elise Larsen.
Tuesday, 3 April 2012
Colours of Reykjavik
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