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Bargain Scandinavian glass finds

I had a great morning in a few of my favourite op shops about a month ago, bagging a number of different glass pieces.

There are six Iittala glasses on the bottom left (picked up for $5);  two of them have tiny remnants of the original Iittala stickers on them.   193 more words

Scandinavian Design

Finland in summer time

Summer holiday in Finland. Old and new. Finns cherish traditions because of trust, and one of the things is defenitely design. In the era of IKEA the most FInnish families still prefer to buy pricy Finnish design producst (Arabia, Iittala, Artek etc.). 19 more words


GUEST POST : Fashion and Design Meet at the Contemporary Art Museum in Helsinki

Guest Post By Elise Liégeois

We are very happy and excited to have Elise as a new contributor on the blog. She started her studies with a bachelor and a master in languages and modern literature before undertaking another master in cultural management in Brussels. 1,006 more words

The Arty Corner

Fascinating design from Finland

I’m a huge fan of Scandinavian design, but I often forget to look at interior design from Finland, which is truly a shame since they have a lot to offer. 311 more words


ただいま - I'm Home

My new baby on the left. Pyörre dress by Vuokko Eskolin-Nurmesniemi , from 1965, on the right.

I have the tendency to make certain pieces of clothing my treasures, my babies. 90 more words