353/365 joulukuu - 'christmas month'
December 19, twelfth, and last, lesson of Finnish month names. December for us is JOULUKUU. joulu = Christmas kuu = month (actually 'moon', since a month would be 'kuukausi', literally 'moon period') Another nice and easy name that doesn't really need further explanations. It took me quite some time, though, to think of which picture to use to illustrate this month. I wanted a picture of a traditional, Finnish Christmas decoration, and in the end, chose this straw billygoat, decorated with…
Christmas touches in a Finnish home (my scandinavian home)
When do you start putting up your Christmas decorations? I've already added a few touches to my home including white amaryllis and hyacinths (I love the scent) as well as a few lit candles at breakfas
Browse DIY Archives on Remodelista
I discovered himmeli, which are traditional Finnish Christmas decorations, in a somewhat roundabout way. A fashion blog that I follow, Closet Visit, covered a Japanese-born designer named Momo Suzuki. (Hang on here for just a bit longer.) Suzuki has a delicate, minimalist aesthetic, and there was a photograph of her under an intricate mobile she had made—a himmeli.
Alvar Aalto | "Model No. 41" Lounge Chair | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Designer: Alvar Aalto (Finnish, Kuortane 1898–1976 Helsinki). Manufacturer: Oy. Huonekalu-Ja Rakennustyötehdas AB. Date: 1931–32. Medium: Laminated Bir...
VANAMO PENDANT - Maija Puoskari
Vanamo (Linnaea borealis) pendant has been inspired by a Finnish flora. Vanamo is a small subarctic woodland plant, also known as ”twinflower” that refers to the...
Sisusta valkoisella | Sisustusblogi
Artekin valkoiset huonekalut ja valaisimet tuovat sisustukseen aitoa suomalaista designia, joka kestää. Klassinen ja ajaton muotoilu onkin kantanut Artekin suosiota vuodesta toiseen eikä ihme, että nämä mm. Ilmari Tapiovaaran ja Alvar Aallon sisustusherkut ovat niittäneet mainetta myös maailmalla. Valkoinen on värinä herkkä ja hyvin mielenkiintoinen, erityisesti värikkäässä ympäristössä. Lisää valkoisia sisustushelmiä Finnish Design Shopissa
Side & end tables | 200+ Nordic brands | Finnish Design Shop
Side tables and end tables add extra space to any room. Place an end table by a sofa and set it with flowers and beautiful objects, or use a small side table to create more space in a hallway or kitchen.
House Riihi by OOPEAA, Finland | Yellowtrace.
Located in Finland, House Riihi by OOPEAA consists of 3 buildings arranged around an inner courtyard, with vertical wooden slats wrapping the exterior.
A Finnish home in striking charcoal tones
I love it when I receive an exciting e-mail. This time it was from designer Laura Seppänen sending over lovely pics from her latest interio...