Timo Sarpaneva's famous art glass. Exhibition Builders of the Future (Design Museo in Helsinki, Finland). Image: DesignAgenda.

Timo Sarpaneva's famous art glass. Exhibition Builders of the Future (Design Museo in Helsinki, Finland). Image: DesignAgenda.

The Leaf platter, 1951. "The most beautiful object of 1951!", according to House Beautiful's editor E. Gordon. Design: Tapio Wirkkala. Exhibition Builders of the Future (Design Museo in Helsinki). Image: #Design#Agenda.

The Leaf platter, 1951. "The most beautiful object of 1951!", according to House Beautiful's editor E. Gordon. Design: Tapio Wirkkala. Exhibition Builders of the Future (Design Museo in Helsinki). Image: #Design#Agenda.

Sauna stool for the Palace hotel, '52. Design: Anti Nurmesniemi. Exhibition Builders of the Future (Design Museo in Helsinki). Image: DesignAgenda.

Sauna stool for the Palace hotel, '52. Design: Anti Nurmesniemi. Exhibition Builders of the Future (Design Museo in Helsinki). Image: DesignAgenda.

Timo Sarpaneva's pot from 1960,  Iittala. Photo: DesignAgenda

Timo Sarpaneva's pot from 1960, Iittala. Photo: DesignAgenda

Tapio Wirkkala Finland Design Paperbag Vase signed 1977

Tapio Wirkkala Finland Design Paperbag Vase Signed 1977

iittala Aalto Finlandia Salmon Pink Vases

iittala Aalto Finlandia Salmon Pink Vase - 8"

iittala Aalto Finlandia Salmon Pink Vases

Marimekko custom made vintage dress 1960s / Finland Scandinavian design.  @Francisca Hernandez Drexel

Marimekko custom made vintage dress 1960s / Finland Scandinavian design

Marimekko custom made vintage dress 1960s / Finland Scandinavian design. @Francisca Hernandez Drexel

I don’t know about you, but I’ve often wondered how Marimekko creates their vibrant fabrics. Since 1951, they’ve been making highly-recognizable and nostalgia-inducing patterns, which are printed at the Marimekko-house in Helsinki, Finland, the heart and soul of the company.

Marimekko - Art of Printmaking Since 1951

I don’t know about you, but I’ve often wondered how Marimekko creates their vibrant fabrics. Since 1951, they’ve been making highly-recognizable and nostalgia-inducing patterns, which are printed at the Marimekko-house in Helsinki, Finland, the heart and soul of the company.

Arabia of Finland Design Heikki Orvola

Arabia of Finland Design Heikki Orvola

Muuratsalo Experimental House  Säynätsalo (near Jyväskylä), Finland.  Designed by Alvar Aalto.

Muuratsalo Experimental House Säynätsalo (near Jyväskylä), Finland. Designed by Alvar Aalto.

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