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Finnish that shift

Brighton estate agents have taken to calling the London Road area “up and coming” and even “trendy”. Oh yes. It was inevitable, once we got a couple of half-decent cafes.  119 more words


Iittala Dessert Dishes designed by Tapio Wirkkala

I just had to show you this 1950’s set of dishes that I put into my Etsy shop this week. I just love, love, love them. 281 more words

20th Century Studio

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.   215 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