Posts tagged "finland"
A delightfully quirky gallery

A delightfully quirky gallery

In November 2010 Heli Mäenpää, Creative Director of leading Finnish photography agency Viewmasters in Helsinki received a very to the point email from long-time partner Nokia: “Do you have any ideas for Helsinki World Design Capital?”. “We have one. But it´s a good one” Heli replied. Last week, I attended the opening of new gallery...
Ski Resort in Finland by Bjarke Ingels' BIG

Ski Resort in Finland by Bjarke Ingels’ BIG

Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, founder of BIG, has been announced winner of the competition for a 47.000 m2 ski resort and recreational area in Levi, Finland. It will transform the existing Levi ski resort into a world class destination, offering top quality accommodation and leisure services for skiers of all levels and demands. The Koutalaki...
Lisn to Finland

Lisn to Finland

The exhibition Lisn to Finland was a nice experience at Axis gallery during the Tokyo Design Week. The exhibition showed the modern face of traditional Japanese incense in a meeting with the vanguard of Finnish design. According to Tomoki Kusakabe, who once again kindly helped me with images and also information about Japanese incense, it...