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How I Came to Run an Art Gallery in Helsinki

I was engrossed in Google Maps the other day, looking for an art gallery I wanted to check out but could not find anywhere. Finally I looked up, and there it was. 204 more words

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Marimekko: bathroom

Marimekko have amazingly soft bathrobes and high quality towels. And what about their shower curtains, so fresh and beautiful patterns!! Using their shower curtains you can easily get unique look to your bathroom. 66 more words

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Finnish Design shop Marimekko

One of the most internationally known Finnish design brand Marimekko is definitely one of my favorite brands. If you haven’t heard about them yet, you should definitely go to check their… 74 more words

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Episode 008 notes: Marianne’s Guided Tour of the Alvar Aalto Centre in Seinäjoki, part 2

Guest: Marianne Holma, Seinäjoki City Guide

A Tale of Two Libraries (and a Theatre)

On a slushy, wintery Saturday I arranged to meet Marianne Holma, a former English teacher and now a Guide for the town of Seinäjoki, who agreed to take me on a guided tour of the Alvar Aalto Centre in Seinäjoki.  434 more words

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Episode 008 - Marianne's Guided Tour of the Alvar Aalto Centre in Seinäjoki, part 2

This is part 2 of 2, episode 1 can be found here. I continue my guided tour of the Alvar Aalto centre in Seinäjoki, by visiting Alto’s theatre which also houses a collection of glass and porcelain by Alvar & Aino Aalto. 95 more words

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An amazing discovery in the Finnish forest

I went on an island adventure the other day. Well, I walked to Lauttasaari, an island about 3km from the city centre and connected by a wide bridge.   364 more words

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Episode 007 - Marianne's Guided Tour of the Alvar Aalto Centre in Seinäjoki, part 1

This is part 1 of 2. I go on a guided tour of the Alvar Aalto centre, a cluster of six Civic Buildings that form the iconic centrepiece of Seinäjoki. 101 more words

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