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    ‘Dining by Still Water’ by Joanna Laajisto for Helsinki Design Week.

    21st October

    This year, interior architect Joanna Laajisto was invited to design a private pop up dining space for the Helsinki Design Week. With Finnish luxury being one of the core focuses of the festival, Laajisto explored the idea of luxury in today’s society. After contemplating what luxury meant to her, Laajisto drew inspiration from her childhood memories spent at her family’s cottage by the lake in Finland’s countryside…



    Silo 468 by Lighting Design Collective // Urban Light Art Installation for City of Helsinki.

    1st February

    In 2011, Madrid-based Lighting Design Collective, lead by Tapio Rosenius, won the 1st prize in an international competition to realise a permanent urban light installation in Helsinki – an official project for Helsinki World Design Capital 2012. The designers converted an old oil silo into a mesmerising light display and a civic space. Natural light, wind and reflections of light on surrounding water formed the principles for the lighting concept…



    Wall Piece with 200 Letters // Mikko Kuorinki at Kiasma Museum in Helsinki.

    8th August

    Between March 2010 and February 2011, Helsinki based artist Mikko Kuorinki formed one new text on the wall of Kiasma museum each week. Using removable letters and mouldings, Mikko assembled a number of intersting, inspiring, and moving words and quotes by various novelists, philosopher, poets and thinkers. These are some of my favourites…




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