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Nice design: Teema dotted blue by Iittala

I hope it’s not too premature to post about this, but Tristan and I have NEWS! Exciting news….

We’re buying a house! Woooo! After being somewhat homeless for the last 18 months +, we’re getting a new pad and I can’t wait to show some photos of it. 90 more words

My love of hygge 

Tonight we spring forward which always makes me happy. While this winter was bearable by Canadian standards, the dark days are always a challenge for me and I definitely tend to favour cocooning at home over the winter months. 216 more words

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Iittala & Arabia Design Centre

Helsinki 5.3.2017

Designmuseo Arabianranta, Helsinki

Design Museum (in English), Helsinki

Värikollaasi #68 Color Collage


Still Life / Asetelma

Kun olin lapsi, ruoat maistuivat joko mauste- tai valkopippurilta. Ja suolalta. Lihakastikkeesta sai poimia lautasen reunalle maustepippuria, kalakeitosta valkoisia sattumia.
1970-luvulla alettiin olla hurjia maustamisen suhteen. 44 more words

In Colour

Iittala & Arabia Design Centre – home base of Finnish design

Visit a Finnish home and look for objects of Iittala, Arabia and Marimekko. I’ll eat my Marimekko napkins in case you don’t find anything. 277 more words


[The Hieno! Suomi 100] Interview with Michaela Istokova, a super talented visual creative.

Today, as part of The Hieno! “What is Finnish-ness” series celebrating Suomi 100, we have the huge privilege of featuring Michaela Istokova.

Michaela is our amazingly talented designer-cum-illustrator for the The Hieno! 1,273 more words


Make Connecting over Coffee Something Special 

A Finnish gathering is never complete without coffee. Love the added touch of a pretty Marimekko napkin to make a simple white coffee cup something special.

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