Scandi Design

Lighting a candle, reading a good book, enjoying something ‚Äď or someone ‚Äď warm. We think this is how to enjoy a moment of cosiness.Read More →

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Borje Rajalin is a Finnish Jewellery Designer.

Rajalin worked at Bertel Gardberg’s silversmith from 1952 – 1956.¬† His design work included technical equipment, plastic fittings, cutlery, stainless steel table and cookware and with Anti Nurmesniemi in 1972 a train for the Helsinki Railway.¬† They collaborated with station designers to make the metro stations modern and chic.¬† Rajalin produced silver designs for Bertel Gardberg and jewellery for Kalevala Koru.¬† He taught at Taideeteollinen Oppilaitos and was the director of Taidetelinen Ammattikoulu in Helsinki.Read More →

Eero Aarnio grayscale

Finnish designer Eero Aarnio (b. 1932) is a great innovator of twentieth-century furniture. His plastic chairs from the 1960s are pop culture icons that continue to be in demand, which is why Aarnio Originals began manufacturing them again in 2017 after launching at the Stockholm Furniture Fair.Read More →

Poul Kjærholm (1929 -1980) Danish designer

Poul Kj√¶rholm (1929 ‚Äď 1980) was a Danish designer. Kj√¶rholm was born in √ėstervr, Denmark, and started his career as a cabinetmaker’s apprentice with Gronbech in 1948 before attending the Danish School of Arts and Crafts Copenhagen in 1952. Read More →

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Stefan Lindfors is a Finnish industrial designer, interior designer, film director, and sculptor. In 1982, he graduated from the √Öbo Cathedral School in Turku. He went on to study architecture at the University of Art and Design Helsinki, where he graduated in 1988.Read More →

Gunilla Jung glass and lighting

Gunilla Jung was a glass and lighting artist and Silversmith. She designed glassware for Karhula (later Iittala) in the 1930s at the Institute of Applied Arts in Helsinki. Maybe best known for her pioneering lighting projects, such as in Helsinki’s Savoy Theatre.

Taito created her first silver designs and, later in the 1930s, others by Viri and Kultasepp√§t. She worked with Frans Nyk√§nen, who at varying times was a director at both silversmithies.Read More →