All Things Finnish
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The Finns have something they call sisu. It is a compound of bravado and bravery, of ferocity and tenacity, of the ability to keep fighting after most people would have quit, and to fight with the will to win. The Finns translate sisu as "the Finnish spirit" but it is a much more gutful word than that.
Developed by Maiju Gebhard for the Finnish Association of Work Efficiency in the mid-1940s to eliminate manual drying of dishes, the dish-drying cupboard makes sense on so many practical levels. Placed above the kitchen sink, this space saver represents the perfect example of form following function, not to mention sustainability for today’s environment – no oil, electricity or batteries needed.