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Ilmari Tapiovaara (Finland, 1914-1999)

Solid lacquered beech & pine wood

‘Pirkka’ series table and stool, Laukaan Puu. 1950s

The Pirkka range was designed by Finnish interior architect and designer Ilmari Tapiovaara in 1955 for Laukaan Puu. 88 more words


I love details. Spending one summer in Ullanlinna and walking around the “real” Helsinki after work, it’s almost inevitable that I happen upon many small details that shop owners so carefully put out onto the streets, many of them probably unnoticed. 230 more words


Rokulipäivät Fashion Show

Growing up in my hometown, my old dance association would occasionally hold fashion shows in collaboration with some of the local stores. At first the fashion shows were their own separate event, but at some point we started holding the shows at our hometown’s summer fair, Rokulipäivät. 932 more words

Fashion Business

Yrjö Ilmari Tapiovaara

(Finland, 1914-1999)

Manufactured by Laukaan Puu Finland, late 1950s.

A dark varnished Pine and beech wood structure with green rexine doors and black painted wooden legs. 164 more words

Marimekko skirt suit.

The Finnish classic Marimekko probably needs no introduction. At least not here, in the North.

Mostly known for it’s amazing prints but they also do some great classics. 30 more words


CARPETS made of paper

Woodnotes is a small, family owned company in Finland specializing in manufacturing woven carpets and window blinds made of paper yarn. Paper yarn is a hygienic, biodegradable paper thread product that is in turn made of wood. 71 more words


Finnish design - silk in flowers.

Very Marimekko like, beautiful Finnish design by Järvi Muoti.

The colors and print speak volumes plus it’s pure silk! 💕

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