Posts tagged 'finland'

NEON’s Shiver House re-imagined in wood for 5th anniversary

The popular sculpture, unveiled in Finland in 2015, has been reconstructed out of timber Image: The sculpture’s shingles were originally made with polypropylene sheets. Photo

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A brief history of the Bubble Chair

The Bubble Chair by Eero Aarnio. Image courtesy of Eero Aarnio Originals Eero Aarnio’s iconic Bubble Chair is a clear, ball-shaped seat that hangs from

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Alvar Aalto: Finland’s most famous designer

Alvar Aalto: Finland’s most famous designer

Vyborg Library with furniture all designed by Alvar Aalto. Photo by Ninara via Flickr Finnish architect Alvar  Aalto was a well-known modernist whose style was

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Out of Aalto’s shadow: The country where modernism still thrives

A string of publicly engaged projects, including the revamp of Helsinki’s Glass Palace, show how Finnish architects still embrace the humane modernist values of the

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Designing Finland

  For a young nation, Finland has a rich design history – not just its humane modernism but also the wild primitivism of the postwar

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Icon 171: IF_DO, V&A extension, Matylda Krzykowski, Nanjing exhibition centre, 100 years of Finnish design

Our latest issue takes you from London’s cultural and property sector to China’s efforts to lead the global conversation about the environment After years of

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Eero Aarnio: Balls, bubbles and beyond

An engaging retrospective at Helsinki’s Design Museum captures the humour and inventiveness of the designer who furnished the 1960s A recently opened exhibition at the

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Helsinki Design Week

Swift financial and demographic changes mean that the Finnish capital is changing, so is it any wonder that its design community is looking to the

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Hanna-Kaarina Heikkilä

The Finnish architect, ceramicist and glasswork designer explains how working with buildings informs her creative process on a smaller scale Hanna-Kaarina Heikkilä originally trained as

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Iittala: Fluid, liquid and alive

Finnish glassmaker Iittala is renowned for producing works by Alvar and Aino Aalto, Tapio Wirkkala and, most recently, the Bouroullecs. But it is the factory

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RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

Issue 201 Magazine

Project Room designs new streetlight for Los Angeles

Estudio Botteri Connell designs a Buenos Aires house that feels underwater

Improve your team’s bench strength

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RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

Issue 201 Magazine

Project Room designs new streetlight for Los Angeles

Estudio Botteri Connell designs a Buenos Aires house that feels underwater

Improve your team’s bench strength

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ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile preview: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality