Finnish café Fazer collaborated with the Moomin characters for the Tove100 festivities in Summer 2014 to create a Moomin themed cafe in Helsinki, Finland, featuring Moomin desserts such as cupcakes and ice cream sundaes #cutetravels
Kitchenware by Kaj Franck
Every time I take a drink of water, I see the name Kaj Franck in reverse. This is because my glasses are a clear set of Kartio tumblers. While these are very well-known, I wondered about what else Franck had designed. Here’s a look:Some of these pieces surprise me (butterflies and mushrooms, I’m talking about you). However, those gorgeous glass nesting bowls in the fifth image are exactly what I’d expect from the designer of Kartio glassware!
Designer Desire: Raija Uosikkinen - H is for Home Harbinger
There's such a goldmine of vintage Scandinavian designers from which to choose, we've decided upon yet another this week - Raija Uosikkinen (1923-2004).
Kartio glass set • Kaj Franck • Nuutajarvi • Finland 1958
Kartio is Finnish for "cone." These six stackable glasses come with their matching pitcher. Teal blue pressed glass. Excellent condition ...
Lasikammari myy ja ostaa suomalaista käyttö- ja taidelasia pitkäaikaisella asiantuntemuksella. Klassikoita, muotoiluhelmiä, joukossa jopa prototyyppejä. Iittalan, Karhulan, Nuutajärven ja Riihimäen lasitehtaiden tuotantoa erityisesti 1950-luvulta alkaen. Modern Finnish glass tableware and art glass since 1950s from Iittala, Karhula, Nuutajärvi and Riihimäki glassworks. Here you will find design and art by renowned artists: Tapio Wirkkala, Timo Sarpaneva, Gunnel Nyman, Kaj Franck, Saara…
Twenty Iconic Finnish Snacks
There are several prominent candy factories in Finland. The biggest of these are: Fazer, Panda, Brunberg, and Halva. These are the big factories in Finland. But there’s many other yummy candies and snacks than the above – some of them, like Salmiakki in all its varieties, rather hard for the non-Finn … Continue reading →