Finlandia House Convention Centre

Aalto was considered a hero in Finland. He was responsible for much planning and construction following the end of the war between Finland and the soviet union in 1944.Read More →

Jens Quistgaard teapot featured image

After the second world war, Jens Harald Quistgaard was apprenticed in the Georg Jensen Solvsmedie in Copenhagen. He has experimented with various media such as wood, metal, glass, steel and ceramics. Ted Nierenberg, the founder of Dansk International, noticed him because of his distinctively Danish craft aesthetic.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 →

Explore the Golden Th√≥rsm√∂rk, Iceland with Marina Weishaupt AoiroStudio Mar 02, 2018 We are exploring the Southern part of Iceland today with photographer Marina Weishaupt. She is from Germany and truly a passionate about nature, animals, and environment.Read More →