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VisitingMarimekko's Head Designer is at home with beige

Marimekko's Head Designer is at home with beige

For Satu Maaranen, the soft neutrals of her historic downtown Helsinki apartment are a welcome counterpoint to the vibrancy of professional life at Marimekko. Her love affair with neutrals began w...

VisitingA space made for sharing

A space made for sharing

Hazy afternoon light filters through the blocks of Helsinki’s city center, finding its way through wide windows and into the home of Roosa and Mici. Their timeless Art Nouveau building holds a hom...

VisitingGetting cozy with Samu-Jussi Koski

Getting cozy with Samu-Jussi Koski

The wind gusts from the gunmetal sea, up a hill, through the streets of the Art Nouveau quarters of Helsinki towards Uspensky Cathedral. Here, at street-level, providing respite from the Katajanok...

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My InspirationCrafting a Brighter Future with Teym

Crafting a Brighter Future with Teym

Maxime Cartens, the founder of the Amsterdam-based clothing brand Teym, loves orange and pink, and cycling trips on the outskirts of Amsterdam. The walls of the responsible clothing brand's new br...

My InspirationOn the edge of remarkable moments: My Degerth

On the edge of remarkable moments: My Degerth

Swedish architect My Degerth pauses in everyday moments and finds inspiration in fleeting, barely perceptible details. My opened the doors of her home to us, reflecting on the important relation...

My InspirationLetting in the life: Photographer Fanny Rådvik

Letting in the life: Photographer Fanny Rådvik

Swedish photographer Fanny Rådvik brings nature into her home through materials and colors. The everyday contrasts of nature and the imprints of time on materials feed the aesthetician's creat...


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